Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Dufry doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Dufry has a DitchCarbon Score of 66, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a greater commitment to reducing carbon emissions and improving environmental performance.

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

Dufry 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

Dufry, located in Switzerland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 18.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1865 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Dufry is a leading player in the retail sector, specializing in global travel retail. The company operates approximately 2200 duty-free and duty-paid shops across 63 countries, catering to the needs of travelers with a wide range of products from over 1000 suppliers. With a workforce of around 29,000 employees, Dufry adapts to local market preferences and is committed to growth, particularly in emerging tourist destinations.

Good news, Dufry has embraced SBTi climate action commitments

Dufry has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Dufry should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and address areas for reduction.

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Our methodology

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