SPIE

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SPIE doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

SPIE has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better alignment with sustainability goals.

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

Industry emissions intensity

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SPIE operates in the services 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

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Very high

SPIE operates in France, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
3.85%

...this company is doing 3.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1955 and headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, with a European office in Cardiff, Wales, SPIE is a renowned international society in the optics and photonics industry. The society is dedicated to advancing light-based technologies through conferences, educational programs, publications, and a digital library that includes extensive research papers and eBooks. SPIE supports the professional growth of its members, offers a platform for information exchange, and contributes to the scientific community with an awards program and significant educational outreach funding.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for SPIE

SPIE should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

Good news, SPIE has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

SPIE has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, demonstrating the company’s dedication to sustainable practices and climate action.
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