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Indian Railways

Indian Railways is a state-owned company owned by India's Ministry of Railways and headquartered in India. In 2020 its revenue was USD 18.66 billion. In the 2020-2021 reporting year the company was the fourth largest railway operator by revenue, carrying around 3.42 million passengers daily and transporting 1,234 million tonnes of freight, with a route length of 68,103 km.

Ranking position
#87 /90
Total score
1.9 /100

1.9 /60
Core social indicators
0.0 /20
Just transition
0.0 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
1.3 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-90)


0.0 /100 #59

Material investment

18.1 /100 #33

Intangible investment

0.0 /100 #64

Sold products



2.1 /100 #87

Supplier engagement

0.0 /100 #70

Client engagement

0.0 /100 #62

Policy engagement

10.0 /100 #60

Business model

5.0 /100 #35

ACT assessment

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and opportunities


Indian Railways receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Indian Railways does not disclose sufficient data to evaluate whether the company’s passenger and freight rail emissions intensities are aligned with its 1.5°C pathway or whether the company is projected to remain within its future carbon budget. Without the publication and implementation of a transition plan, the company lacks any form of decarbonisation strategy or any indication the company aims to align with a 1.5°C pathway.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

New Delhi, India
USD 18.66 billion
Fully state-owned