thredUP

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is thredUP doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

ThredUP has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company can strive to lower its carbon intensity to enhance its environmental performance.

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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thredUP operates within the fashion and textiles industry, 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

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ThredUP operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a relatively smaller carbon footprint for energy use. This regional advantage supports thredUP’s sustainability efforts by reducing the environmental impact associated with their business operations.
13.24%

...this company is doing 13.24% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2009, thredUP is at the forefront of the US fashion and textiles industry, operating as a leading online marketplace for women’s and kids’ like-new apparel. Based in downtown San Francisco, the company offers a vast selection of over 25,000 brands with significant discounts, revolutionizing the $30B+ apparel resale market. thredUP’s innovative Clean Out Bag service has simplified the process for consumers to sell their unwanted clothes, shoes, and accessories, embodying the company’s ‘secondhand first’ philosophy.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for thredUP

ThredUP should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and to potentially reduce their emissions by 35%.

Bad news, thredUP has not set SBTi climate commitments yet

ThredUP 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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