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California Resources Corporation

California Resources Corp (CRC) is a publicly listed company headquartered in the United States of America. In 2021 its revenue was USD 1.89 billion. CRC is a semi-integrated upstream and midstream player. The company holds the largest private oil and gas reserves in California. It was formed in 2014 as a spin-off of Occidental Petroleum. It is seeking to reposition itself as an independent energy and carbon management company.
Ranking position
#59 /99
Total score
10.2 /100

3.4 /60
Core social indicators
5.5 /20
Just transition
1.3 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
2.4 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-99)


#1 4.9 /100 #55

Material investment

#1 10.6 /100 #31

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #11

Sold products

#1 0.0 /100 #76


#1 52.0 /100 #23

Supplier engagement

#1 12.5 /100 #36

Client engagement

#1 46.3 /100 #3

Policy engagement

#1 12.0 /100 #64

Business model

#1 5.6 /100 #57
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


California Resources Corp receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. CRC has set a 2045 net-zero target, which covers all its emissions. However, the company’s scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions intensity remained static between 2018 and 2021 and is projected to remain the same for the next 5 years. CRC is largely relying on carbon capture and storage to reduce its emissions. However, it has not yet begun injecting CO2 in its CCS project and has not committed to stopping oil and gas exploration or expansion, showing limited commitment to their low-carbon transition.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Los Angeles, United States of America
Publicly listed
USD 1.9 billion

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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