Net-Zero Company Benchmark

The Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark assesses the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters on their progress in the transition to the net zero future.

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The Climate Action 100+ Net-Zero Company Benchmark (referred to as the Benchmark) assesses the performance of focus companies against the initiative’s three high-level goals: emissions reduction, governance, and disclosure. The benchmark helps investor signatories evaluate company ambition and action in tackling climate change.

The Benchmark draws on distinct analytical methodologies and data-sets, to provide investors and other stakeholders with a robust tool to facilitate focus company engagement and action.

159 focus list companies are included in the first set of assessments (published in March 2021). Eight companies (Grupo Argos SA, Grupo México, Incitec Pivot, Oil Search, Orica, Petróleos Mexicanos – PEMEX, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco), and UltraTech Cement Ltd) have not been assessed in the first iteration of the benchmark given they were added to the Climate Action 100+ focus list in November 2020. These companies will be included in the next assessment cycle.

For an information update on key dates, processes, Benchmark framework updates and timelines ahead of the release of the March 2022 company assessments, click here.

We are eager to hear your feedback on the updated framework and methodologies used for the Net-Zero Company Benchmark, to help inform its future development. Please share your thoughts via our public survey, which is available here and is open until 31 April 2022.

Learn more about the benchmark

Background and future development
Framework and methodologies
Frequently asked questions
Read the press release

Please also refer to the data usage terms and conditions and company review and redress process.

Individual company assessments are accessible here. In addition, the complete set of assessments in Excel format is available for download here.

Company Research and Analysis Partners

Thanks to these organisations for their commitment to our work

  • TPI
  • FTSE Russell
  • Carbon Tracker
  • 2° Investing Initiative
  • InfluenceMap

Explore the Company Assessments

The first iteration of the Net-Zero Company Benchmark assesses 159 of the Climate Action 100+ focus companies. The Benchmark resets and clarifies investor expectations of what the focus companies must do to align with the goals of the initiative, while providing a mechanism for tracking progress.

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