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Lidl

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Lidl doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 30

Lidl has a DitchCarbon Score of 30 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Lidl’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying a greater environmental impact per unit of output. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve 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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Very high

Lidl is a company in 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

Lidl in Germany operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating, indicating a moderate environmental impact from energy use. The company’s sustainability efforts in Germany may need to focus on reducing this carbon footprint to improve its overall sustainability performance.
17.38%

...this company is doing 17.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany, Lidl is a prominent player in the retail sector with a significant presence across Europe and recent expansion into North America. The company operates over 10,000 stores in 30 countries, offering customers high-quality products at competitive prices in convenient locations. With its first stores now open in the United States, Lidl is committed to providing a unique shopping experience and attracting top talent to support its ambitious growth plans.

Good news, Lidl has set science-based climate action targets

Lidl has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the goal to limit global warming to 2°C. These targets encompass direct emissions from their facilities and indirect emissions from purchased energy.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Lidl could significantly reduce its scope 3 emissions by fostering the development of products with extended lifespans, thereby diminishing the environmental impact from the use of sold products.
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