Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SpartanNash doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 33

SpartanNash has a DitchCarbon Score of 33 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a higher carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. Efforts to reduce emissions and enhance sustainability measures would be beneficial for SpartanNash to increase this score.

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

SpartanNash 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

Very low




Very high

SpartanNash 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 relatively lower environmental impact from energy use.

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

SpartanNash, headquartered in Byron Township, is a prominent player in the US retail sector, with a rich history dating back to 125 years. Founded in 2013, the company has grown to become the second largest publicly traded food distributor in the United States, boasting a Fortune 400 status with $7.7 billion in revenue. SpartanNash offers a wide range of services, including operating 154 supermarkets, distributing to over 2,100 independent grocers across 47 states, and supplying grocery products to military commissaries nationwide.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for SpartanNash

SpartanNash should consider exploring fuel switching options in their transportation and operations to uncover potential emissions reduction opportunities.

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

SpartanNash has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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