X5 Retail Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is X5 Retail Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 38

X5 Retail Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 38 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

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

X5 Retail Group operates within 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

The X5 Retail Group, located in Russia, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region, indicating a smaller carbon footprint for their operations. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by Russia’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 9.38% worse in emissions than the industry average.

X5 Retail Group, founded in 1975 and headquartered in Moscow, is a prominent player in the Russian retail sector. The company boasts a diverse portfolio of retail formats including the Pyaterochka proximity stores, Perekrestok supermarkets, Karusel hypermarkets, and various branded Express convenience stores. With a strong market presence in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and across the European part of Russia, X5 Retail Group operates a vast network of over 7,900 stores.

Good news, X5 Retail Group has embraced SBTi commitments

X5 Retail Group has pledged to set science-based emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This commitment means the company will align its carbon reduction strategies with the level of decarbonization required to keep global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius, as per the Paris Agreement.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

X5 Retail Group should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing their emissions by 35%.

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