Climate change and energy
We look at every aspect of our value chain to reduce our energy consumption.
The challenges posed by climate change affect us all – and each of us has a part to play in being more energy efficient.
At Inditex, we have been developing ways to improve our energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions since the early 1990s. But over the years, the scope of our commitments has only grown and the level of our activities has intensified. 81% of our global energy consumption (headquarters, logistics and stores) comes from clean sources -we have committed to 100% in 2022.
We look at every aspect of our value chain to find improvements, from raw materials and design to manufacturing and logistics, from our stores and offices to how our products are used and what happens to them when they are no longer needed.
How we approach this is outlined in our Global Energy Strategy, which forms part of our overarching vision of sustainability running through all our business operations. Our work includes:
- reducing energy use and implementing low-carbon technologies in our own stores, offices and logistics centres
- supporting energy efficiency and reduction in our supply chain with our partners
- designing more sustainable products, taking into account each item’s energy requirements in manufacture and use
- encouraging customers to use our products more efficiently through improved labelling
- promoting reuse and recycling of garments and fibres
We foster the rational and efficient use of energy throughout our value chain. In this way, we reduce our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and help mitigate their effects.
We have committed to reducing our GHG emissions by a 90% in our Scope 1 and 2, and a 20% in our scope 3 (in the Purchased Goods category), by 2030 compared to 2018, with the aim of achieving net zero emissions in 2040.
Our commitment to fight against the Climate Change has been recognised by Carbon Disclosure Project.