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China COSCO Shipping

China COSCO Shipping is a fully state-owned company headquartered in China. In 2021 its revenue was USD 48.36 billion. COSCO is a multinational conglomerate founded in 1961 focused on marine transportation and the management of port terminals. It is the fourth largest container shipping company by capacity in the world.

Ranking position
#82 /90
Total score
3.7 /100

2.6 /60
Core social indicators
0.5 /20
Just transition
0.6 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
1.8 /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)


0.0 /100 #59

Material investment

0.0 /100 #53

Intangible investment

0.0 /100 #64

Sold products



35.0 /100 #52

Supplier engagement

16.7 /100 #42

Client engagement

18.8 /100 #44

Policy engagement

20.0 /100 #38

Business model

0.0 /100 #55

ACT assessment

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and opportunities


COSCO receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. The company has set a carbon neutrality target for 2060, however it has not provided any details of how it plans to achieve this target. There is no evidence that the company is currently taking any significant action to reduce its emissions. COSCO has implemented board-level oversight of climate change, however it has not included emissions reduction in its executive compensation and has not conducted climate scenario analysis.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

Shanghai, China
USD 48.36 billion
Fully state-owned