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Vestas is a publicly listed company headquartered in Denmark and founded in 1898. In 2022 its revenue was USD 15.25 billion and it delivered 13.3 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy globally. The company is specialised in wind turbines, with all of its business focused on designing, manufacturing, installing, developing and servicing wind energy and hybrid projects worldwide.

Ranking position
#3 /11
Total score
58.5 /100

46.2 /60
Core social indicators
11.0 /20
Just transition
1.3 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
10.3 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 18.7 /100 #7

Material investment

#1 100.0 /100 #1

Intangible investment

#1 50.0 /100 #1

Sold products

#1 35.0 /100 #4


#1 73.6 /100 #1

Supplier engagement

#1 52.5 /100 #4

Client engagement

#1 61.3 /100 #7

Policy engagement

#1 57.0 /100 #3

Business model

#1 96.3 /100 #1
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Risks and opportunities


Vestas receives a trend score of +. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely increase. Vestas’ direct emissions reduction is on track to achieve its 1.5°C SBTi-validated target by 2030. Additionally, the company invests more than 80% of its R&D and CapEx in low-carbon activities. The company shows commitment to the low-carbon transition and has a sustainability strategy in place to guide its future activities.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

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Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

More about the company

Aarhus, Denmark
Group revenue
US$ 15,248 millions (FY2022)
Group employees
11,200 (FY2022)
Publicly listed
Installed capacity
Not Applicable
Company filing name
Vestas Wind Systems A/S 

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