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European Climate Pact

Overview

Location

France

Sector

Wholesale and retail trade

Organisation type
Business

Company Information

Decathlon is an international network of retail stores and brands providing sporting goods and products for all sports users. The headquarter is in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. In 2020 Decathlon had more than 93,710 employees and a turnover of 11.4 billion Euro.

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Decathlon SA has a target to reduce absolute scopes 1 and 2 CO2e emissions 90% by 2026 from a base year of 2016

Pledge: Have an officially validated short-medium term science-based GHG emissions reduction targets aligned with a 1.5°C scenario (scope 1+2) in line with the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have an internal price on carbon 
     
  • Have scope 1+2+3 GHG emissions verified through a third party verification or assurance process

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Energy

North Star

  • Decathlon SA has a company-wide target to consume 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2026 from a baseline of 20.0% renewable electricity consumption in 2016

Pledge: Have a target for 100% renewable electricity consumption by no later than 2050, in line with the RE100 technical criteria 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Forests

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose data on forest-related impact to investors through a public platform
  • Assess company and suppliers' compliance with forests regulations and/or mandatory standards when sourcing commodities from regions with high deforestation risk 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Forests 2022

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Publicly disclose data on water-related impact to investors through a public platform

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Water 2022

 

Governance & Strategy

North Star

  • Decathlon SA have a publicly available 1.5°C aligned low-carbon transition plan

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Publicly disclose climate and environmental data to investors and customers through a public platform
  • Have board-level oversight of climate-related issues
  • Have a process for identifying, assessing, and responding to climate-related risks and opportunities
  • Have an employee engagement strategy to support and contribute to achieving the company's climate and environmental goals

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Value chain engagement

North Star

  • Decathlon SA has a supplier engagement target to get 90.0% of its suppliers by procurement spend to set a science-based emission reduction target

Pledge: Have a supplier engagement target in order to reduce scope 3 GHG emissions, to get a share of our suppliers by procurement spend set science-based GHG emissions reduction targets in line with the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Have a supplier/customer engagement strategy designed to offer financial incentives for suppliers who increase the share of renewable energy in their energy mix
  • Have a supplier/customer engagement strategy designed to offer financial incentives for suppliers who reduce operational GHG emissions (Scope 1+2)
  • Have an ongoing and transparent dialogue with our value chain around climate-related issues
  • Have a supplier/customer engagement strategy to drive best practices in tackling environmental and climate-related issues

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (01/08/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022