Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Despegar doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

Despegar has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to others. Despegar may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its emissions and improve 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

Very low




Very high

Despegar is part of the computer services industry, which has a very 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

Despegar, located in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, benefits from a cleaner energy grid. This positively impacts the sustainability of the company’s operations in comparison to regions with higher carbon intensity.

...this company is doing 25.11% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1999, Despegar is the leading online travel company in Latin America, headquartered in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Serving the market for over 18 years, Despegar operates in 20 countries, offering a comprehensive range of travel-related services including flights, travel packages, hotel bookings, and entertainment products through its website and mobile app. The company has established itself as a market leader with millions of users daily utilizing its innovative platform to search, compare prices, plan, and purchase travel services, benefiting from unique discounts, financing plans, and additional perks.

Bad news, Despegar has not committed to SBTi goals yet

Despegar has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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