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CMS Energy

CMS Energy is a publicly listed company headquartered in the United States of America. In 2022 its revenue was USD 8.6 billion. Through its subsidiaries, the company engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity, primarily in the US state of Michigan.
Ranking position
#24 /68
Total score
31.9 /100

25.3 /60
Core social indicators
6.0 /20
Just transition
0.6 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
6.7 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
  • Trend line is up
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  • Trend line is down
Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 10.0 /100 #43

Material investment

#1 47.8 /100 #6

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #26

Sold products

#1 33.1 /100 #9


#1 44.3 /100 #41

Supplier engagement

#1 0.0 /100 #43

Client engagement

#1 53.8 /100 #5

Policy engagement

#1 37.0 /100 #31

Business model

#1 47.5 /100 #15
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


CMS Energy receives a trend score of =. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely remain the same. The company plans to phase out coal and is expected to reduce its emission intensity by approximately 31% between 2022 and 2027, which almost aligns with its 1.5°C pathway. It also aims to double renewable energy capacity by 2025 and increase this to a 61% share by 2040. The company plans to capture the rest of its emissions through carbon capture storage (CCS); however, it does not disclose any expenditure on the development of this technology.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

More about the company

Jackson, MI, United States of America
Group revenue
US$ 8,596 million (FY2022)
Group employees
8,500 (FY2022)
Publicly listed
Installed capacity
6.8 GW
Company filing name
CMS Energy Corporation

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