Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lumentum doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Lumentum has a DitchCarbon Score of 62 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting they have made some progress in reducing emissions. However, there is still room for improvement to lower their carbon intensity and enhance their environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Lumentum operates within the telecommunications sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Lumentum operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 14.19% better in emissions than the industry average.

Lumentum, founded in 2015, is a prominent player in the telecommunications sector, headquartered in Milpitas, California. The company specializes in the production of optical and photonic products for optical networking and commercial laser applications across the globe. Their offerings are integral to a variety of networks and advanced manufacturing processes, including cutting-edge 3D sensing technologies.

Good news, Lumentum has made solid SBTi commitments

Lumentum has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop and implement strategies to significantly cut its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Lumentum should undertake a detailed inventory of all location-based Scope 2 emissions, establish reduction targets for each type of purchased energy, and improve their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, potentially decreasing emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.