Metro

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Metro doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 79

Metro has a DitchCarbon Score of 79, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity in their operations and practices. The company is performing well in reducing emissions and improving its 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

Metro 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

The company Metro, located in Canada, operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that Metro’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by Canada’s commitment to low carbon emissions.
31.62%

...this company is doing 31.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1947, METRO INC. is a leading company in the retail sector with its headquarters located in Montreal, Quebec. As a major player in Canadian food distribution, METRO INC. boasts an annual revenue exceeding $11 billion. The company operates nearly 600 food stores and over 250 pharmacies across Quebec and Ontario, providing employment for more than 65,000 people.

Good news, Metro set has committed to SBTi targets

Metro has established targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Metro should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources and strive to enhance energy efficiency throughout its operations, which could potentially reduce its emissions by 15%.
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