Mercari

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Mercari doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 52

Mercari has a DitchCarbon Score of 52, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

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

Mercari is a company in the retail sector, which has a 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

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Very high

Mercari is situated in Japan, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy mix. This favorable environmental context supports Mercari’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.
4.62%

...this company is doing 4.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Mercari, founded in Japan in 2013, is a prominent player in the retail sector, specializing in online marketplace services. The company, which has expanded to San Francisco since 2014, offers a platform for users to buy and sell a wide array of items, including fashion, electronics, and sporting goods. With a strong presence in both the Japanese and U.S. markets, Mercari aims to become the largest global marketplace, boasting over 75 million downloads in Japan and 35 million in the U.S.

Good news, Mercari has made solid SBTi commitments

Mercari 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 means the company is working towards significant cuts in its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Mercari should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their supply chain, which could potentially lower their emissions by 35%.
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