Dollar Tree

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Dollar Tree doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 46

Dollar Tree has a DitchCarbon Score of 46 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would denote a lower carbon intensity and better environmental stewardship.

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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Dollar Tree is a company in the retail sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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

Dollar Tree 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.

...this company is doing 1.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Dollar Tree, founded in 1986 and headquartered in Chesapeake, operates within the US retail sector as a leading national chain of single-price-point dollar stores. With over 6,000 stores across the United States and Canada, the company offers a diverse range of products including home décor, health & beauty items, food, and seasonal merchandise, all priced at $1 or less. As a Fortune 150 company, Dollar Tree has maintained its price philosophy for over 28 years, continually adapting with innovative ideas to meet the evolving demands of the marketplace.

Bad news, Dollar Tree hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Dollar Tree has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Dollar Tree should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources and pursue energy efficiency improvements throughout its operations to potentially reduce emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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