Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Workday doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 70

Workday has a DitchCarbon Score of 70, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to many other companies. A score of 70 suggests that Workday is actively working to reduce its emissions and improve its environmental impact.

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

Workday operates in the services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Workday, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for its operations. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 26.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Workday, founded in 2005 and headquartered in Pleasanton, operates in the enterprise software industry. The company specializes in providing cloud-based applications for finance and human resources. Their services cater to a diverse clientele, including large corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Workday

Workday should set clear, science-based targets for reducing Scope 3 emissions, maintain transparency in reporting their progress, and promote environmental sustainability throughout their supply chain to potentially reduce emissions by 35%.

Good news, Workday has set solid SBTi commitments

Workday has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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