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Korean Air Lines

Korean Air Lines is a publicly listed company headquartered in Republic of Korea. In 2020 its revenue was USD 7.64 billion. Based on fleet size, Korean Air Lines is the largest airline in South Korea and is the country’s flag carrier airline. The company fly to 121 cities worldwide.

Ranking position
#79 /90
Total score
5.7 /100

3.7 /60
Core social indicators
2.0 /20
Just transition
0.0 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
2.6 /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

14.7 /100 #36

Intangible investment

10.0 /100 #23

Sold products



51.3 /100 #26

Supplier engagement

16.7 /100 #42

Client engagement

0.0 /100 #62

Policy engagement

5.0 /100 #75

Business model

0.0 /100 #55

ACT assessment

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and opportunities


Korean Air Lines receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. The company is projected to greatly exceed its carbon budget for 2021-2035. The company does not have a clear transition plan and has not set any emissions reduction targets. Korean Air Lines does not have a plan for the introduction of alternative low-carbon fuels in its operations.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

Seoul, Republic of Korea
USD 7.64 billion
Publicly listed