Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is ALDI USA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

ALDI USA has a DitchCarbon Score of 54, 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 of goods or services produced. 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

ALDI USA is a company in the retail sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

ALDI USA operates in a region of the United States with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 6.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

ALDI USA, founded in 1976 and headquartered in Batavia, operates within the US retail sector, specializing in grocery products. The company is renowned for its commitment to offering high-quality goods at the lowest possible prices, guided by its core values of consistency, simplicity, and responsibility. ALDI’s business model emphasizes efficiency, clear orientation, and a strong sense of commitment to its stakeholders and the environment.

Good news, ALDI USA has embraced SBTi climate commitments

ALDI USA has committed to setting targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. This involves significant cuts in their scope 1 and 2 emissions, which include direct emissions from owned or controlled sources and indirect emissions from the generation of purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

ALDI USA should foster sustainability practices throughout their supply chain to achieve a significant reduction in Scope 3 emissions, aligning with science-based targets.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.