Ross Stores

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ross Stores doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

Ross Stores has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

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

Ross Stores is a company in the retail sector, which has a 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

Ross Stores operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact from energy use.

...this company is doing 14.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Ross Stores, Inc., headquartered in Dublin, is a prominent player in the US retail sector, having been established in 1982. With a focus on the off-price market, the company has expanded significantly over the past 30+ years, now boasting over 1,500 Ross Dress for Less stores and more than 260 dd’s DISCOUNTS locations across various states and territories. Ross Stores continues to thrive by maintaining low operational costs, enabling them to offer significant savings to customers while consistently outperforming traditional retailers in sales growth.

Bad news, Ross Stores has removed SBTi commitments

Ross Stores has committed to setting 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 reductions in its carbon footprint across its operations and value chain to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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