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Enel is a publicly listed company headquartered in Rome, Italy, with 23.59% owned by the government of Italy. In 2020, its revenue was USD 74.1 billion and installed capacity was 84 Gigawatts (GW). Enel is the largest utility producer in Italy. It is one of only four companies assessed that accompanies its board-level responsibility for climate change management with climate change expertise at the CEO level.

Ranking position
#6 /50
Total score
74.3 /100
Performance score
14.2 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)


#1 3.2 /4 #8

Material Investment

#1 5.0 /7 #6

Intangible Investment

#1 0.2 /2 #13


#1 3.0 /4 #11

Policy Engagement

#1 0.8 /1 #3

Business Model

#1 2.0 /2 #1
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Leading practices

Risks and opportunities


Enel receives a trend score of +. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely improve. Enel is on track to achieve its scope 1 emissions targets which are close to being aligned with its 1.5°C pathway. Enel has also accelerated the exit from coal to 2027 from 2030, which is equivalent to phasing out of 16 GW of coal capacity over the 2017-2027 period. This has resulted in the company removing one of its 2020-2022 strategic targets, namely the environmental investment of EUR 187 million (USD 213.5 billion) for implementing best practices in coal plants.

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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  1. 2020
  2. 2023

More about the company

Rome, Italy
Group revenue (2020)
USD 74.1 billion
Publicly listed, with 23.59% owned by the government of Italy
Installed capacity (2020)
84.0 GW

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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