eBay

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is eBay doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

eBay has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that eBay’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to enhance its environmental impact and lower its carbon footprint.

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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eBay 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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Very high

eBay, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental condition supports eBay’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
14.38%

...this company is doing 14.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in San Jose, eBay operates within the retail sector as one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. The platform boasts 157 million active users and offers over 800 million listings, ranging from new, fixed-price merchandise to unique personal items. eBay provides a personalized shopping experience across various categories, including fashion and motors, and supports diverse selling channels through its web and mobile applications available in 190 countries.

Good news, eBay has set science-based climate action targets

eBay has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

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Our methodology

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