Silicon Valley Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Silicon Valley Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

Silicon Valley Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the bank’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing overall sustainability.

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

Silicon Valley Bank is part of the finance sector, 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

Silicon Valley Bank, located in the US, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This favorable environmental condition supports the bank’s sustainability efforts by being situated in a region with cleaner energy practices.

...this company is doing 3.83% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Silicon Valley Bank, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, operates within the US finance sector. Renowned for supporting innovative companies, the bank offers a comprehensive suite of financial services to businesses across global innovation hubs. As a subsidiary of SVB Financial Group and a member of the FDIC and Federal Reserve System, Silicon Valley Bank is recognized for its pivotal role in advancing the technology and life sciences industries.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Silicon Valley Bank

Silicon Valley Bank should enhance its monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and identify additional opportunities for reducing its Scope 2 emissions, which could potentially lower its emissions by 25%.

Bad news, Silicon Valley Bank hasn't set SBTi commitments yet

Silicon Valley Bank has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the bank is currently not aligned with a clear set of goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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