Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cencosud doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 54

Cencosud has a DitchCarbon Score of 54 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their 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

Cencosud is a company in the retail sector, which has a low 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

Very low




Very high

Cencosud, located in Chile, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate environmental impact from carbon emissions.

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

Founded in 1960, Cencosud S.A. is a prominent retailer headquartered in Las Condes, Chile, with a diverse presence across Latin America. The company operates in the retail sector, offering a variety of services including supermarkets, home improvement stores, department stores, shopping centers, and financial services. With a commitment to customer satisfaction, Cencosud has expanded its reach through strategic growth and now serves customers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and maintains a commercial office in China.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Cencosud

Cencosud should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.

Good news, Cencosud has made solid SBTi commitments

Cencosud has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment aligns the company’s environmental strategy with the global effort to limit warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

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