Mercado Libre

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Mercado Libre doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

Mercado Libre has a DitchCarbon Score of 66 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon intensity, suggesting they are taking meaningful steps towards lowering emissions. However, there is still room for improvement to achieve a lower carbon intensity and a higher sustainability rating.

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

Mercado Libre is a company in the computer services industry, which has a very 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

Very low




Very high

Mercado Libre operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity, indicating a cleaner energy grid and lower emissions. This favorable environmental condition enhances the sustainability profile of the company’s operations in that area.

...this company is doing 10.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1999 and based in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mercado Libre operates as the premier e-commerce technology company in Latin America. The company offers a comprehensive suite of services through and, facilitating online buying, selling, advertising, and payment processing. With a robust presence in 13 countries and a leading position in terms of unique visitors and page views, Mercado Libre is a dominant force in the region’s online retail landscape.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Mercado Libre

Mercado Libre could potentially reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

Good news, Mercado Libre has embraced SBTi commitments

Mercado Libre has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. This commitment means the company is working towards significant reductions in its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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