Kohl's, Inc. is an omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. Kohl's climate action goals are focused on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, reduction of energy use, and the increase of renewable energy use. These initiatives are part of the Kohl’s broader ESG strategy to create healthy futures for families, communities, and our planet.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
50% GHG reduction by 2025
30% reduction in Energy Intensity by 2025
KOHL'S IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge||Better Buildings Challenge|
|Better Buildings Alliance||Water Savings Network|
As a partner in the Better Buildings Challenge, Kohl’s reached its goal of 20% energy reduction by 2020 two years early by achieving a 24% energy reduction from a 2008 baseline. The company has now set its sights higher with a new goal to cut energy by an additional 10% by 2025.
By joining the Better Climate Challenge in 2021, Kohl’s has committed to reduce Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2025 from a 2014 base year. Kohl’s is working to meet its goals through ENERGY STAR® certified buildings, lighting and HVAC upgrades, renewable energy, as well as LEED® certified buildings.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions|
50% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions from a 2014 base year by 2025 across a portfolio of 82 million square feet.
|30%Reduction in Energy Intensity|
30% reduction in Energy Use Intensity from a 2008 baseline by 2025. Based on a commitment of 112 million square feet.
|29%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)||Energy Goals|
|20%Reduction in Energy Intensity||Progress|
|Goal Achieved25%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)|