Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Etsy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

Etsy has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon intensity, suggesting they are taking steps to lower their emissions. A higher score would signify even greater progress in minimizing their environmental impact through reduced carbon intensity.

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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Very high

Etsy, a company in the retail sector, 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

Etsy, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that Etsy’s sustainability efforts are supported by the region’s commitment to lower carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 16.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Etsy, founded in 2005 and headquartered in New York, operates within the retail sector as a global online marketplace. The platform specializes in connecting buyers and sellers from around the world to trade unique, often handmade or vintage, goods. It serves a diverse community that includes creative entrepreneurs, shoppers seeking one-of-a-kind items, and manufacturers aiding in seller growth.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Etsy

Etsy should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially cutting emissions by 35%.

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

Etsy has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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