American Eagle Outfitters

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is American Eagle Outfitters doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

American Eagle Outfitters has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental 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

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Very high

American Eagle Outfitters is a company in the fashion and textiles industry, 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

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American Eagle Outfitters, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
10.24%

...this company is doing 10.24% worse in emissions than the industry average.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., founded in 1977 in Novi, Michigan, is a prominent player in the US fashion and textiles industry. Now headquartered in Des Moines, the company boasts over 1,000 stores globally and employs approximately 40,000 associates. They offer a range of lifestyle brands including American Eagle, Aerie, Tailgate, Todd Snyder, and Don’t Ask Why, catering primarily to the 15-25 year-old demographic.

Good news, American Eagle Outfitters has embraced SBTi commitments

American Eagle Outfitters has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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