The Container Store

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is The Container Store doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 47

The Container Store has a DitchCarbon Score of 47 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which measures the greenhouse gas emissions relative to its activity. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing 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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The Container Store is part of 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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The Container Store, located in the United States, operates in a region with 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.
0.38%

...this company is doing 0.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Coppell, Texas, The Container Store is a leader in the US retail sector, specializing in storage and organization products. The company offers over 10,000 innovative solutions to help simplify life, boasting a nationwide presence with spacious brick-and-mortar stores and a robust online platform. Embracing a philosophy of Conscious Capitalism, The Container Store prioritizes an employee-first culture, which has consistently earned it a spot on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For”.

Bad news, The Container Store hasn't committed to SBTi yet

The Container Store 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.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

The Container Store should enhance their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more efficient, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.
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