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Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific is a publicly listed company headquartered in Hong Kong, China. In 2021 its revenue was USD 5.88 billion. Cathay Pacific provides passenger and freight air transportation services together with its subsidiaries Hong Kong Express Airways Limited and AHK Air Hong Kong Limited.

Ranking position
#28 /90
Total score
29.3 /100

22.4 /60
Core social indicators
5.0 /20
Just transition
1.9 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
5.7 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
  • Trend line is up
  • Trend line is equal
  • Trend line is down
Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-90)


9.9 /100 #44

Material investment

13.3 /100 #37

Intangible investment

5.0 /100 #24

Sold products



69.4 /100 #7

Supplier engagement

50.0 /100 #11

Client engagement

61.3 /100 #5

Policy engagement

20.0 /100 #38

Business model

12.5 /100 #15

ACT assessment

Leading practice

Risks and opportunities


Cathay Pacific Airways Limited receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Cathay Pacific is projected to greatly exceed its carbon budget between 2022 and 2036. In addition, the company’s progress towards its scope 1 and 2 net-zero emissions target is reliant on an undisclosed proportion of offsets. This could impact the company’s motivation to achieve direct emissions reductions. Moreover, Cathay Pacific’s long-term strategy is also reliant on yet to be developed technologies and the use of SAF.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
USD 5.88 billion
Publicly listed