Groupon

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Groupon doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 35

Groupon has a DitchCarbon Score of 35 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Groupon’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company may need to implement more effective strategies to lower its carbon footprint and enhance its sustainability profile.

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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Groupon is a company in the services sector, which has a very 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

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Very high

Groupon operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This regional advantage supports Groupon’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their business activities.
8.85%

...this company is doing 8.85% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Groupon, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Chicago, operates within the services sector. The company offers a vast online marketplace for a variety of deals ranging from local businesses and travel to consumer products and events. Additionally, Groupon provides advertising and business management tools to merchants, emphasizing a strong community and company culture.

Bad news, Groupon has yet to commit to SBTi targets

Groupon has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to concrete goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Groupon should consider implementing green procurement policies to source low-carbon energy and services, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 30%.
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