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Tesla is a publicly listed company headquartered in Austin, USA, with 17.22% privately owned. In 2020, it had USD 31 billion group revenue and produced 514,000 light duty vehicles. Tesla is an innovative electric vehicle (EV) focused company, with highly ambitious goals to sell 20 million EVs by 2030 and increase by 500 times its energy storage deployment business.

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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-30)


#1 0.0 /3 #19

Material Investment

#1 0.0 /0.4 #16

Intangible Investment

#1 2.4 /2.4 #1

Sold product performance

#1 7.0 /7 #1


#1 0.7 /2.2 #16

Supplier Engagement

#1 0.6 /1.2 #6

Client Engagement

#1 0.7 /0.8 #1

Policy Engagement

#1 0.7 /1.2 #1

Business Model

#1 0.6 /1.8 #5
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Tesla receives a trend score of +. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely improve. Tesla is taking important steps towards improving transparency around its emissions. It has promised to disclose scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions in its 2021 Impact Report and has committed to setting a 1.5°C aligned science-based target. Tesla’s ambitious product goals – by 2030 to sell 20 million EVs per year and deploy 1,500 GWh of energy storage per year – mean the company could provide a significant contribution to global decarbonisation.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Just Transition Assessment

In this report, we present five key thematic findings showing how 180 companies can increase their ambition towards a transition to a low-carbon future that is just and equitable for the people and communities at risk of being affected by it.

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More about the company

Austin, United States of America
Revenue (2020)
USD 31.0 billion
Publicly listed, with 17.22% privately owned
Number of vehicles sold (2020)

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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