Pepkor

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Pepkor doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 38

Pepkor has a DitchCarbon Score of 38 out of 100, indicating a lower level of sustainability performance. This score suggests that Pepkor’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a need for improvement in reducing emissions. The company’s current efforts are not among the leaders in sustainability, based on their carbon intensity metrics.

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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Pepkor 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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Pepkor is located in South Africa, a region with a very high carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s operations may face challenges in achieving sustainability due to the country’s significant reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.
9.38%

...this company is doing 9.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Pepkor is a prominent player in the retail sector, headquartered in Cape Town. Founded in the year 1965, the company has established a strong presence in the South African market. They offer a diverse range of products including clothing, footwear, textiles, and homeware to a broad consumer base.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Pepkor

Pepkor could potentially reduce its emissions by 30% by shifting to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, thereby enhancing its sustainability profile.

Bad news, Pepkor hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Pepkor has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building Sustainability Into Procurement​​

In this guide you can learn about the three stages of sustainable procurement.

Stage 1) – Identify and Communicate
Sustainability Maturity

Stage 2) – Start to Give Preference to Mature Suppliers

Stage 3) – Make Climate Action a “Hard” Measure for Procurement

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