Commercial, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions - August 2, 2022
Carter’s Sets 2040 Goal, Engages Suppliers
Carter’s, Inc., a children’s apparel retailer, pledged to achieve net zero emissions by 2040.
In the near term, Carter’s has received validation for the following science-based reduction targets: committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2019 base year. As part of this goal, Carter’s will also engage suppliers covering 77% of its spend for purchased goods and services to set science-based targets of their own by 2027.
Details were provided in its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
“As the leading company serving families with young children, Carter’s seeks to inspire generations raising the future and we continue to make important advancements to further our progress surrounding our sustainability, community and environmental objectives. Our annual CSR Report serves as a benchmark while reaffirming our continued commitment to driving our business forward, enhancing our community impact, and reducing our environmental footprint,” said Antonio Robinson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, in a statement.