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Decathlon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Decathlon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 51

Decathlon has a DitchCarbon Score of 51 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 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

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Decathlon 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

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Decathlon is situated in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.
3.62%

...this company is doing 3.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Villeneuve-d’Ascq, Decathlon is a leader in the retail sector, specializing in sporting goods. The company is dedicated to making sports accessible to everyone by offering a wide range of technical products at competitive prices. With a focus on innovation and a commitment to enhancing the enjoyment and well-being of sports enthusiasts, Decathlon operates both physical stores and an online platform across over 30 countries.

Good news, Decathlon has set science-based climate targets

Decathlon has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their operations to align with the 1.5°C warming pathway. They also aim to procure renewable energy for their scope 2 emissions to meet the same temperature goal.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Decathlon should set clear, science-informed targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while also promoting sustainable practices throughout their supply chain to potentially decrease emissions by 35%.
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