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Eskom Holdings

Eskom Holdings is a fully state-owned company headquartered in Sunninghill, South Africa. In 2020, its revenue was USD 12.4 billion and installed capacity was 46 GW. As South Africa's state-owned energy supplier Eskom is expected to deliver on both national- and company priorities around inclusion, justice and the environment. With ongoing issues around governance and profitability these expectations are difficult for the company to meet.

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#1 0.0 /4 #35

Material Investment

#1 1.0 /7 #38

Intangible Investment

#1 0.0 /2 #20


#1 2.2 /4 #25

Policy Engagement

#1 0.7 /1 #8

Business Model

#1 0.0 /2 #48
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Risks and opportunities


Eskom receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Eskom’s recent financial difficulties and high reliance on coal power generation means its emissions intensity is unlikely to decrease in the near term.

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

More about the company

Sunninghill, South Africa
Group revenue (2020)
USD 12.4 billion
Installed capacity (2020)
46.4 GW

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

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