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Fortum is a publicly listed company headquartered in Espoo, Finland with 50.76% owned by the government of Finland. In 2020, its revenue was USD 55.9 billion and installed capacity was 50.3 Gigawatts (GW). Fortum owns a diverse portfolio, predominantly based on gas, hydropower and nuclear energy.

Ranking position
#36 /50
Total score
19.8 /100
Performance score
8.3 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)


#1 2.8 /4 #14

Material Investment

#1 2.0 /7 #22

Intangible Investment

#1 1.0 /2 #1


#1 1.6 /4 #30

Policy Engagement

#1 0.4 /1 #28

Business Model

#1 0.5 /2 #34
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Risks and opportunities


Fortum receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Fortum has to decrease emissions intensity by 10% annually to align with its 1.5°C pathway in 2021-2025, however, projected annual decrease is 4%. Fortum is expected to include all its assets in its transition plan and develop a set of clear milestones. Lack of short-term targets covering 100% of scope 1 and 2 emissions might undermine company’s ability to achieve its long-term targets.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Just Transition Assessment

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  1. 2020
  2. 2023

More about the company

Espoo, Finland
Group revenue (2020)
USD 55.9 billion
Publicly listed with 50.76% owned by the government of Finland. Recently acquired a majority share in Uniper
Installed capacity (2020)
85.7 GW

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

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