JD Sports Fashion

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is JD Sports Fashion doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

JD Sports Fashion has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability practices. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

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

JD Sports Fashion operates in the fashion industry, 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

Very low




Very high

JD Sports Fashion operates in the UK, which has a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 1.31% better in emissions than the industry average.

JD Sports Fashion Plc, founded in 1981 in Bury, North West of England, is a premier retailer and distributor in the sportswear and fashionwear industry. With over 800 stores in four countries, the company offers a wide range of products from top brands through its various retail fascias, including JD, Size?, and Scotts. JD Sports is committed to excellence, encouraging its employees to innovate and excel, which has contributed to its growth and success.

Good news, JD Sports Fashion commits to SBTi targets

JD Sports Fashion has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions across their operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves implementing strategies to lower emissions from both direct operations and indirect energy sources.

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