Russell Reynolds Associates

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Russell Reynolds Associates doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 58

Russell Reynolds Associates has a DitchCarbon Score of 58, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Russell Reynolds Associates is part of the services industry, which has a very 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

Russell Reynolds Associates 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 14.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Russell Reynolds Associates, founded in 1969, is a global search and leadership advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta. The company operates with over 400 consultants across 47 offices, serving public, private, and nonprofit sectors in various industries. They specialize in assisting clients with board structure, leadership identification, and addressing complex leadership challenges in a rapidly evolving business landscape.

Good news, Russell Reynolds Associates has embraced SBTi commitments

Russell Reynolds Associates 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 a detailed plan to significantly cut its carbon footprint to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Russell Reynolds Associates should establish science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions and enhance transparency in tracking and reporting their progress, while encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

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Our methodology

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