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K-Electric is a publicly listed company headquartered in Pakistan with a minority stake held by the state. In 2021 its revenue was USD 3.18 billion. K-Electric generates, procures, transmits and distributes electricity and is the only listed electricity supplier in Pakistan. It produces power using coal and fossil gas and has power purchase agreements with various independent power producers. K-Electric was privatised in 2005.
Ranking position
#56 /68
Total score
7.9 /100

3.3 /60
Core social indicators
4.0 /20
Just transition
0.6 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
2.3 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 0.0 /100 #51

Material investment

#1 19.4 /100 #33

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #26

Sold products

#1 13.3 /100 #35


#1 3.1 /100 #66

Supplier engagement

#1 0.0 /100 #43

Client engagement

#1 32.5 /100 #22

Policy engagement

#1 16.0 /100 #55

Business model

#1 15.0 /100 #59
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


K-Electric receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. K-Electric significantly exceeds ts 1.5°C carbon budget for the period 2022-2037. To align with its 1.5°C pathway in 2027, the company must reduce the emissions intensity of its own electricity generation by about 7% per year. The company has not set emissions reduction targets and has not developed a transition plan. It is planning to grow its renewable energy generation capacity but is, at the same time, also increasing its fossil fuel-based generation.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

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More about the company

Karachi, Pakistan
Group revenue
US$ 3,185 million (FY2021)
Group employees
10,696 (FY2021)
Publicly listed with minority stake held by state
Installed capacity
1.9 GW
Company filing name
K-Electric Limited

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