Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is OTTO doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 45

OTTO has a DitchCarbon Score of 45 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

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

OTTO is a company in the services sector, 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

OTTO, located in Germany, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the country’s moderate environmental impact.

...this company is doing 1.15% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Hamburg, the Otto Group has established itself as a global leader in the services sector, particularly in online retail. As the largest online retailer for fashion and lifestyle with around 60 online shops worldwide, the company is second only to Amazon globally and holds the top position in Germany. The Otto Group thrives on its commitment to ‘Everywhere-Commerce,’ aiming to provide customers with an excellent shopping experience across multiple channels, financial services, and logistics in over 20 countries.

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Good news, OTTO has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

OTTO has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the global effort to limit temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

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