Americanas

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Americanas doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 40

Americanas has a DitchCarbon Score of 40 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects a certain level of carbon intensity in the company’s operations. There is significant room for Americanas to improve in reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing its sustainability efforts.

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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Americanas is part of the retail sector, which has a medium 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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Americanas operates in Brazil, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
3.69%

...this company is doing 3.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Americanas BROther is a company based in Rio de Janeiro, operating within the retail sector. Founded in the year 1929, it has grown to become one of Brazil’s largest retailers. The company offers a wide range of products and services, including electronics, clothing, and home goods, both in-store and online.

Good news, Americanas has embraced SBTi climate commitments

Americanas has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company will develop a detailed plan to cut emissions across its operations and value chain to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Americanas should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements throughout its operations, as well as shift to low-carbon or renewable energy sources where feasible, which could potentially reduce its emissions by 15%.
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