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The Kroger Company

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Kroger Company doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 64

The Kroger Company has a DitchCarbon Score of 64, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its business practices. A higher score would signify greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through lower 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

The Kroger Company operates within the retail sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. 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

The Kroger Company, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
16.62%

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

Founded in 1883 and headquartered in Cincinnati, The Kroger Company is a prominent player in the US retail sector. Kroger operates a vast network of 2,793 retail food stores across 35 states and the District of Columbia, offering services such as online ordering, pharmacies, convenience stores, and fuel centers. With a commitment to community support and sustainability, Kroger aims to end hunger and eliminate waste through its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative.

Good news, Kroger has committed to science-based climate action

The Kroger Company has pledged to set science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment involves aligning their operations and strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Kroger Company should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.
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