Carter's

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Carter's doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 70

Carter’s has a DitchCarbon Score of 70, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity compared to companies with lower scores. Their efforts suggest a commitment to reducing emissions and improving 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

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Carter’s 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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Carter’s operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its overall carbon footprint.
22.62%

...this company is doing 22.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Carter’s, Inc., founded in 1865 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, operates in the US retail sector as a leading marketer of baby and young children’s apparel. The company offers a variety of brands including Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, and Skip Hop, with products available through department stores, specialty retailers, and their own nearly 1,000 stores across the United States and Canada. Additionally, Carter’s provides exclusive brands to major retailers such as Target, Walmart, and Amazon, enhancing its extensive market presence.

Bad news, Carter's hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Carter’s has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to limit warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Carter’s should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources and strive to enhance energy efficiency throughout its operations, while also shifting towards low-carbon or renewable energy sources, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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