Our carbon footprint analysis of U.S. operations focused on Scope 1 and 2 emissions and was conducted according to the WRI’s GHG Protocol
Corporate Standard. This footprint focused on the areas where ANN INC. has direct control, including our stores, distribution center and corporate
Our carbon footprint revealed that nearly 93% of our impact comes from our stores. This information has helped us focus our
energy efficiency efforts at the store level, where they can be most impactful. We have exceeded our carbon reduction goal through
actions such as changes in lighting, technology and a continued focus on behavior changes.