Carrefour stores to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30% till 2030

Retailer plans to triple the fleet of biomethane trucks in France by 2022

In 2015, Carrefour made a commitment to reduce its store-related carbon footprint by 40% by 2025 (vs. 2010). Since 2019, this reduction is already of 39%.

Carrefour is committed to going further by working together with its customers and suppliers to improve the way we produce and consume: more local, eco-designed, reducing packaging, more vegetable proteins.

For its stores, Carrefour has set the target of cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% between now and 2030 and by 55% between now and 2040 (compared with 2019 levels).

Gas, electricity and refrigerants used in store are the retailer’s main sources of direct emissions of greenhouse gas.

As for production of goods by suppliers Carrefour wants to reduce emissions linked to the purchase of goods and services by 30% by 2030, compared to 2019.

This corresponds to a reduction of 20 megatons of CO2 in collaboration with its suppliers, by offering more plant-based alternatives, local products or by reducing the use of packaging and plastic;

As for product use by customers, the retailer will reduce product-related emissions – fuels and electronics – by 27.5% by 2030, compared to 2019, by offering decarbonated alternatives and eco-designed products.

Downstream freight transport of goods: Reduce CO2 emissions related to downstream transport by 20% by 2030, compared to 2019, by optimizing logistics models and developing alternatives to the use of diesel

Carrefour plans to triple the fleet of biomethane trucks in France by 2022 (332 trucks by the end of 2019).

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