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Ryanair Holdings

Ryanair Holdings is a publicly listed company headquartered in Ireland. In 2020 its revenue was USD 1.86 billion. It is a low-fare passenger airline that operates across Europe and North Africa. Since 2019, it has transported the most passengers of any European-based airline. It also owns three subsidiary airlines, including Malta Air, Lauda and Buzz.

Ranking position
#39 /90
Total score
22.4 /100

17.9 /60
Core social indicators
2.0 /20
Just transition
2.5 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
7.5 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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  • Trend line is equal
  • Trend line is down
Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-90)


60.7 /100 #19

Material investment

62.4 /100 #5

Intangible investment

15.0 /100 #10

Sold products



40.8 /100 #36

Supplier engagement

16.7 /100 #42

Client engagement

17.5 /100 #46

Policy engagement

10.0 /100 #60

Business model

2.5 /100 #47

ACT assessment

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and opportunities


Ryanair receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Ryanair has set an unambitious 2030 target to reduce emissions intensity by 10% however, it intends to achieve net zero by 2050. It is unclear how Ryanair will achieve its long-term targets because it does not have a robust long-term decarbonisation strategy. There is no evidence that Ryanair plans to diversify its business to include low-carbon activities.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core social assessment

More about the company

Swords, Ireland
USD 1.86 billion
Publicly listed