Auchan Retail

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Auchan Retail doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

Auchan Retail has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote stronger efforts to lower carbon intensity and enhance overall 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

Very low




Very high

Auchan Retail 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

Auchan Retail operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based advantages.

...this company is doing 2.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Auchan Retail, founded in 1961 and headquartered in Croix, operates within the retail sector. As a major player in the industry, the company has established a presence in 12 countries with 1,985 points of sale, including hypermarkets, supermarkets, and ultra convenience stores, complemented by e-retail. With a workforce of 179,590 employees, Auchan Retail is committed to offering a new-generation retail experience focused on good, healthy, and local produce.

Good news, Auchan Retail has set science-based climate targets

Auchan Retail has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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