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Tohoku Electric Power

Tohoku Electric Power is a publicly listed company headquartered in Japan. In 2022, its revenue was USD 16.22 billion. Tohoku Electric Power is the fourth-largest electric utility company in Japan. It operates in Japan only, and generates energy from coal, oil and gas, as well as hydro and geothermal sources. Tohoku also has non-active nuclear assets.
Ranking position
#50 /68
Total score
13.4 /100

11.4 /60
Core social indicators
2.0 /20
Just transition
0.0 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
3.0 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 13.4 /100 #42

Material investment

#1 9.1 /100 #52

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #26

Sold products

#1 0.0 /100 #46


#1 47.2 /100 #37

Supplier engagement

#1 6.3 /100 #38

Client engagement

#1 16.3 /100 #34

Policy engagement

#1 23.0 /100 #44

Business model

#1 21.3 /100 #44
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


Tohoku Electric Power receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Tohoku has set targets to achieve net-zero scope 1 and scope 3 category 3 emissions by 2050, but it is not projected to reduce its emissions intensity at the rate required by its 1.5°C pathway. Tohoku only reports some elements of a transition plan. The company has a range of low-carbon electricity generation projects under development, supporting its objective to achieve 2 gigawatts (GW) of renewable electricity capacity soon after 2030. But it lacks commitments to phase out fossil fuels.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

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  1. 2020
  2. 2021

More about the company

Sendai, Japan
Group revenue
US$ 16,216 million (FY2022)
Group employees
4,901 (FY2022)
Publicly listed
Installed capacity
13.1 GW
Company filing name
Tohoku Electric Power Co Inc

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