Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is nLIGHT doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 0

nLIGHT has a DitchCarbon Score of 0, indicating a lack of progress in sustainability and emissions reduction. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is not being effectively addressed. To improve, nLIGHT needs to implement measures to reduce its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability efforts.

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

nLIGHT operates within the metals and mining industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. 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

nLIGHT, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s relatively clean energy profile.

...this company is doing 29.02% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Vancouver, nLIGHT operates within the metals and mining industry, specializing in the production of high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers. The company serves a diverse clientele across industrial, microfabrication, aerospace, and defense sectors. With a workforce of over 1,000 employees, nLIGHT has established itself as a key player in laser technology.

Bad news, nLIGHT hasn't committed to SBTi climate goals yet

nLIGHT has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit climate change.

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