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MTR is a publicly listed company headquartered in Hong Kong, China. In 2021 its revenue was USD 6.08 billion. MTR runs a predominantly rail-based transportation system operating in Hong Kong, China, Australia, Sweden and the UK. The company saw a significant drop in passenger numbers and a subsequent rise in emissions intensity due to COVID-19.

Ranking position
#12 /90
Total score
36.2 /100

31.4 /60
Core social indicators
3.5 /20
Just transition
1.3 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
6.0 /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)


15.9 /100 #33

Material investment

36.3 /100 #13

Intangible investment

5.0 /100 #24

Sold products



62.6 /100 #11

Supplier engagement

16.7 /100 #42

Client engagement

57.5 /100 #7

Policy engagement

25.0 /100 #27

Business model

8.8 /100 #27

ACT assessment

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities


MTR receives a trend score of =. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely remain the same. From the data disclosed for its Hong Kong operations, MTR is projected to exceed its carbon budget for 2021-2035. The company has set up emissions reduction targets for specific operations. However, it is not on track to achieve the reduction in emissions intensity required by its 1.5°C pathway. MTR is focused particularly on the reduction of its scope 2 emissions by increasing renewable energy capacity. This positive change is not captured quantitatively in this assessment as it focuses specifically on the tank-to-wheel emissions.

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Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
USD 6.08 billion
Publicly listed