Loblaw Companies

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Loblaw Companies doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 49

The DitchCarbon Score reflects a company’s environmental performance, with a focus on carbon intensity. A higher score indicates that the company has lower carbon intensity and is more sustainable in its operations. Companies with high scores are effectively reducing their emissions and contributing to a lower carbon footprint.

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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Loblaw Companies operates within the retail sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking. 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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Loblaw Companies is situated in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
1.62%

...this company is doing 1.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1919, Loblaw Companies Limited is headquartered in Brampton and operates as a leader in Canada’s retail sector. As the country’s largest retailer, Loblaw offers a wide range of services including grocery, pharmacy, financial services, and apparel. The company is known for its popular brands such as President’s Choice and no name, and has strengthened its market position with the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.

Good news, Loblaw Companies have embraced SBTi commitments

Loblaw Companies has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is working towards significant cuts in greenhouse gas emissions across its operations and value chain to limit global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Loblaw Companies should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify direct greenhouse gas outputs from their operations.
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