Fast Retailing

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Fast Retailing doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Fast Retailing has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Efforts to reduce emissions and improve sustainability practices are necessary to increase their score.

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

Fast Retailing 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

Fast Retailing operates in Japan, a country with 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 12.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., founded in 1949 and headquartered in Minato, Japan, operates as a titan in the retail sector. As one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, it reported global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen in the fiscal year ending August 2013. The company offers a diverse portfolio of clothing brands, including UNIQLO and Theory, and is committed to innovating the clothing industry and enriching people’s lives.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing should set tangible reduction goals for all forms of purchased energy, including electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, while improving their monitoring and reporting systems to better track advancements and pinpoint additional areas for emission reductions.

Good news, Fast Retailing has embraced SBTi commitments

Fast Retailing has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions across its operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment encompasses both direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

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