CPFL Energia

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is CPFL Energia doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

CPFL Energia has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity, which suggests there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

CPFL Energia is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

CPFL Energia operates in Brazil, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy production.

...this company is doing 28.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1912, CPFL Energia is a prominent player in the Brazilian energy generation and distribution industry, headquartered in Campinas. The company has a rich history of over 100 years, offering a comprehensive range of services including electricity distribution, generation, and trading, as well as energy-related services. CPFL Energia is recognized for its leadership in renewable energy within Brazil, boasting a diverse portfolio that includes hydroelectric, wind, biomass, and solar power plants.

Good news, CPFL Energia has embraced SBTi commitments

CPFL Energia has set targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations, aligning with the Science Based Targets initiative to limit global warming. These targets encompass direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy, demonstrating the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

CPFL Energia should undertake a thorough assessment of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and quantify their direct greenhouse gas outputs.

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Our methodology

Read about our emission calculation methodologies, and what the DitchCarbon Score means.