Watches of Switzerland

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Watches of Switzerland doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 69

Watches of Switzerland has a DitchCarbon Score of 69, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing their environmental impact through sustainable practices.

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

Watches of Switzerland is a company in 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

Very low




Very high

Watches of Switzerland operates in a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid in Great Britain. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 21.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Watches of Switzerland is a prestigious retailer in the luxury watch market, founded in 1924 and headquartered in Leicester, UK. Specializing in high-end timepieces, the company operates 15 showrooms across the United Kingdom, including exclusive boutiques for brands like Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Jaeger-LeCoultre. They offer a personalized shopping experience, both in-store and online, and pride themselves on being an authorized dealer for more Swiss brands than any other UK retailer, ensuring authenticity and official warranties for their customers.

Good news, Watches of Switzerland has embraced SBTi commitments

Watches of Switzerland has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions across their operations. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C by addressing emissions from both direct operations and indirect energy sources.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Watches of Switzerland should set clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions to achieve a potential 35% reduction in their emissions footprint.

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Our methodology

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