Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Hermès doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 25

Hermès has a DitchCarbon Score of 25 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. Hermès may need to implement more effective strategies to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability efforts.

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

Hermès is part of the luxury goods 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

Hermès operates in France, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports Hermès’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 18.69% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Hermès, established in 1837 in Bürglen (UR), operates in the luxury goods industry and is renowned for its diverse range of high-quality products. The company ventured into the watch market in 1928, offering the Ermeto pocket-watch, which featured an innovative winding mechanism. Hermès continues to uphold its legacy in various sectors, including leather goods, silk, jewelry, and perfumes, maintaining a prestigious reputation worldwide.

Bad news, Hermès has not set SBTi commitments yet

Hermès 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 targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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