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China leads green bonds boom with more in pipeline

China leads green bonds boom with more in pipeline

Despite its myriad environmental problems, China has become the top issuer of green bonds ...



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Unilend commissions Trucost to measure its carbon footprint

16 June 2016

Unilend has become the first marketplace lending platform to measure and report its carbon footprint


Trucost and Golden Credit Rating announce green bond partnership in China

24 May 2016

Green bond assessment framework to provide investors with transparency over environmental benefits


Trucost identifies $3.5bn environmental savings from scaling up sustainable plastic

17 May 2016

Trucost quantifies the environmental benefits of industry-wide expansion of sustainable plastic initiatives such as Dell’s recycled plastic and Algix’s bioplastic


New research shows Chinese banks how to reduce the risk of financed environmental impacts

22 April 2016

Trucost finds that China’s banks are exposed to costs of RMB 11 trillion as a result of the environmental damage caused by industries they finance.


Lloyds Bank Launches First of its Kind £1BN Green Lending Fund for Commercial Property

11 March 2016

Lloyds Bank worked with Trucost to create a tool to benchmark sustainability performance. This will be used to assess the initial eligibility for the green loan and to agree appropriate energy/CO2 saving KPIs that borrowers will have to meet or maintain to benefit from the margin improvement.


US Chamber Foundation issues report on the value of the circular economy for business

19 February 2016

Turning waste into a resource presents a wealth of opportunity for American business, according to a new report produced in partnership with Trucost and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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