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GS Holdings

GS Holdings is a publicly listed company headquartered in Republic of Korea. In 2021 its revenue was USD 25.16 billion. GS Holdings engages in the management of its subsidiaries including energy-related businesses such as GS Energy, GS Caltex, GS Power, GS EPS and GS E&R, as well as other ventures. The group is involved in oil exploration, refining and sales as well as sales of gas and power generation.
Ranking position
#80 /99
Total score
4.5 /100

2.0 /60
Core social indicators
2.5 /20
Just transition
0.0 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
1.4 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-99)


#1 0.0 /100 #66

Material investment

#1 0.0 /100 #83

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #11

Sold products

#1 0.7 /100 #62


#1 21.5 /100 #73

Supplier engagement

#1 7.5 /100 #40

Client engagement

#1 0.0 /100 #45

Policy engagement

#1 46.0 /100 #17

Business model

#1 15.0 /100 #24
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


GS Holdings receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. GS Holdings has neither set any emission reduction targets nor developed a comprehensive plan for low-carbon transition. While the company shows signs of investment into lower carbon projects, more is needed for the company to transform its energy business. The company continues exploration activities even though it is projected to exceed its scope 3 carbon budget by over 80% between 2022 and 2050.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Seoul, Republic of Korea
Publicly listed
USD 25.2 billion

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

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