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19 May 2015
Trucost shines a spotlight on the rapidly-growing green bond market, and explains how these issuances can offer tangible benefits for companies.
06 May 2015
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) engaged Trucost to evaluate the potential business and economic value of “safer chemistry”.
06 February 2015
The eighth annual State of Green Business report, produced in partnership with Trucost, looks at how companies are improving their environmental performance and how much their efforts are making a difference.
04 February 2015
Trucost's sector briefing examines how the construction industry can manage growing environmental challenges such as carbon emissions from materials such as cement and steel, and the energy used in buildings.
02 February 2015
Trucost was commissioned by GIZ and CEBDS to provide Brazilian financial institutions with an understanding of the relevance and magnitude of the natural capital risks they are exposed to through their funding and investments.
22 January 2015
An executive summary of the report Trucost was commissioned to produce by GIZ and CEBDS. The report is designed to provide Brazilian financial institutions with an understanding of the relevance and magnitude of the natural capital risks they are exposed to through their funding and investments.
03 December 2014
Trucost's sector briefing note looks at how companies can gain a competitive edge by measuring and reducing their own emissions, as well as grow revenue by providing products and services that help their customers become more efficient.
24 November 2014
In light of The World Economic Forum identifying water scarcity as one of the top three global risks to business, Trucost takes a look at how companies can understand and mitigate water-related risk to their business.
22 November 2014
Trucost's sector briefing note looks at how companies in the fashion and textiles sectors can meet the growing pressures from environmental and social impacts by adopting different ways of thinking and innovative business models that guarantee growth.
03 November 2014
Trucost looks at how S&P 500 companies report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from both operations and supply chains
14 October 2014
Trucost data supported the CLEAR Info project - an initiative that aims to demonstrate a system for integrating company and site level environmental data into decision making.
Trucost's sector briefing note looks at how companies in the ICT sector can manage sustainability challenges and provide solutions to environmental and social challenges.
13 October 2014
Trucost helps food company General Mills focus its strategy on sustainability sourcing ingredients
22 September 2014
Trucost looks at how Portfolio Audits can help investors to develop and communicate strategies to manage portfolio carbon and climate change liabilities.
12 August 2014
Trucost's briefing note looks at how companies in the apparel sector can improve business and environmental performance through natural capital accounting.
06 August 2014
Trucost assesses the state of the corporate green bond market and how natural capital valuation could help issuers and investors improve its credibility
05 August 2014
How Novo Nordisk gained new insights into supply chain impacts with environmental profit and loss accounting
22 July 2014
Trucost’s briefing note looks at how asset owners and managers are coming under increasing scrutiny to better understand and communicate their potential exposure to stranded assets, and how these concerns can be answered.
16 July 2014
A case study on work with Monsanto in Brazil to demonstrate the benefits of soybean farming methods that preserve indigenous Cerrado forest.
23 June 2014
UNEP and the Plastic Disclosure Project commissioned Trucost to carry out this analysis into plastic use, disclosure and management in the consumer goods sector.
10 June 2014
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute engaged Trucost to design a framework to measure the economic, social, and environmental impacts of Cradle to Cradle Certified products. The results of this preliminary investigation are presented here.
06 June 2014
Pax World Investments asked Trucost to conduct a carbon audit of its five largest equity funds in 2013 to drive understanding of embedded carbon emissions and potential regulatory, litigation and reputational risks.
04 June 2014
A case study on carpet tile maker Interface and its work with Trucost to add value to product lifecycle analysis data
20 May 2014
This case study shows how Trucost used natural capital valuation to create the world's first environmental profit and loss account for a UK water company.
08 April 2014
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel reserves held in their funds.
20 March 2014
Trucost was commissioned by TEEB for Business Brazil to compare the natural capital benefits of Monsanto and Natura's production strategies in order to demonstrate the value of integrating natural capital valuation in decision making.
07 March 2014
Trucost worked with the Sustainable Fashion Academy and The Prince’s Charities International Sustainability Unit to assess the challenges to mainstreaming natural capital accounting in the apparel sector and increase awareness of the power of natural and social capital accounting to accelerate sustainable practices.
10 February 2014
Novo Nordisk commissioned Trucost to calculate their Environmental Profit and Loss Account (E P&L).
23 January 2014
Trucost has developed a short video to explain how companies can benefit from a new era of sustainability metrics - The World is Changing
21 January 2014
Each year, we hold up a mirror to the world of business and sustainability to take an accounting of how well it is, or isn’t, doing. As you’ll see, the results are decidedly mixed. As the data shows, corporate environmental progress seems to have stalled.
25 November 2013
This special report explores the importance of natural capital accounting in Asia and follows on from the TEEB commissioned report Natural Capital at Risk: The Top 100 Externalities of Business.
01 November 2013
Utilyx independently commissioned Trucost to calculate the environmental benefits of the energy centre at Addenbrooke’s hospital based in Cambridge, United Kingdom which deploys a decentralised energy solution comprising Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology, gas boilers, a biomass boiler and an incinerator.
29 October 2013
350.org, Trillium Asset Management, LLC and Green Century Capital Management produced this guide to help investors wishing to understand more about fossil fuel divestment.
24 October 2013
This report presents the results of the 2° Investing Initiative review of GHG emissions’ accounting for the financial sector.
27 August 2013
Trucost set out to examine the question - to what extent are higher education institutions specifically addressing natural capital as part of research and teaching curricula?
15 August 2013
FULL REPORT: The Environment Agency commissioned Trucost to analyse the environmental reporting and disclosure of FTSE All-Share companies.
SUMMARY REPORT: The Environment Agency commissioned Trucost to analyse the environmental reporting and disclosure of FTSE All-Share companies.
01 May 2013
For the second year running, RBS have worked withTrucost tocarry out analysis of the activitiesand greenhouse gas emissions of the energy companies RBS lends to.
We help investors understand the economic consequences of natural capital dependency in order to identify risk and opportunity from growing natural resource pressures and increasing environmental regulation.
15 April 2013
TEEB commissioned Trucost to produce a high level perspective on the world’s biggest natural capital risks for business, investors and governments.
03 April 2013
Yarra Valley Water commissioned Trucost to calculate the value of water to Melbourne.
Green Century partnered with Trucost to conduct a carbon footprint analysis of Green Century’s Balanced Fund. Trucost compared the carbon intensity of the Balanced Fund to that of the S&P 500 Index and found that the Green Century Balanced Fund is 49.5% less carbon intensive than the S&P 500.
12 February 2013
Trucost partnered with GreenBiz to produce the sixth annual State of Green Business Report.
04 December 2012
Trucost collaborated with WWF, SinCo and Carbon Tracker to produce this report around securing investment returns under carbon and water contraints.
WWF commissioned Trucost to produce this report around how corporate emissions expose investors to carbon taxes and how thirsty assets are vulnerable to climate change impacts.
12 November 2012
The summary version of the CDP Asia ex-Japan Climate Change Report 2012, which Trucost was commissioned co-author and analyse.
Trucost was commissioned to co-author and analyse the CDP Asia ex-Japan Climate Change Report 2012.
26 September 2012
Trucost supported the IIRC to produce an overview of the findings from the first year of the implementation of the Pilot Programme.
20 August 2012
Valuing Natural Capital is coming increasingly higher on the corporate and investor agendas. In order to remain competitive businesses need to understand, measure and manage their natural resource dependency. Trucost's corporate brochure explains how companies at any stage of the sustainability journey can maximise opportunity and minimise risk from their resource dependency.
17 June 2012
ICAEW on behalf of the TEEB for Business Coalition commissioned Trucost to carry out a ranking of corporate impacts on the natural environment and highlight the scale of the financial risk, examining the implications for long-term business and shareholder value.
05 June 2012
Becker Underwood commissioned Trucost to undertake a comprehensive supply chain sustainability assessment study. The first stage results identifed the carbon footprint across Becker Underwood's own operations and supply chain.
03 April 2012
KPMG and Trucost worked in partnership to produce this special report on exposure to water risk among companies in the Nikkei 225 Index.
21 March 2012
Sustainability East commissioned Trucost to analyse the carbon impacts of procurement by local authorities in the East of England.
06 March 2012
Trucost has provided insight into how increasing energy and carbon costs and a growing demand for transparency means forward-thinking companies are looking to measure and report on their supply chain carbon.
08 February 2012
PUMA worked with Trucost and PwC to produce the world's first Environmental Profit and Loss Account.
01 February 2012
RBS worked with Trucost to carry out an analysis of the generation mix of the energy companies they lend to and their greenhouse gas emissions.
18 January 2012
Trucost contibuted environmental performance and disclosure data to the fifth annual State of Green Business Report 2012.
12 January 2012
Dirty Feet: Portfolio Carbon examines carbon footprints of the 10 most popular investment funds in South Africa; and of the 40 largest listed companies in South Africa.
SinCo - the sustainable investment consultants - commissioned Trucost to analyse exposure to carbon costs among the 40 largest listed companies on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index), and to measure the carbon footprints of 10 of the largest South African equity funds, known as unit trusts. The study assesses carbon risks and highlights critical questions for investors and companies.
05 October 2011
Many companies have seen their margins hit by sharp rises in raw material costs, prompting a number of profit warnings during 2011. In partnership with Green Monday, Trucost looked at which sectors would be most disrupted by further increases in oil, coal, wheat and cotton prices, as well as by water pricing that reflects resource scarcity.
05 September 2011
15 July 2011
Overview of the carbon emissions profiling Trucost carried out for the entire operations of the Formula One teams.
09 July 2011
AIST comissioned Trucost to analyse carbon risks and management of climate change issues in the Australian equity portfolios of superannuation funds.
01 July 2011
Trucost has analysed how 149 large retailers worldwide performed on carbon, water and waste, ranking companies on carbon efficiency and assessing how those based in the UK could be affected by carbon costs.
Trucost analysed how 53 large retailers based in the United States performed on carbon, water and waste. The study assesses how they could be affected by environmental costs from operations and supply chains.
09 May 2011
11 April 2011
06 April 2011
FULL REPORT: The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and UNEP Finance Initiative commissioned Trucost to calculate the cost of global environmental damage and examine why this is important to the economy, capital markets, companies and institutional investors.
01 April 2011
16 March 2011
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01 January 2011
01 December 2010
Overview of the work Trucost did to enable Mecom to develop an environmental strategy roadmap and meet the environmental requirements of the 2006 Companies Act.
29 November 2010
04 November 2010
Key findings and recommendations from the first year research of a truly ground-breaking initiative to reduce the carbon footprint associated with £8 billion of London's public procurement.
Overview of Trucost's analysis of the environmental impacts of Mid Essex Hospital Services' supply chain.
21 October 2010
Trucost study on the exposure of different regional equity strategies to carbon costs.
05 October 2010
The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and UNEP Finance Initiative commissioned Trucost to calculate the cost of global environmental damage and examine why this is important to the economy, capital markets, companies and institutional investors.
01 September 2010
01 June 2010
Overview of Trucost's analysis of Leicestershire Council's supply chain carbon impacts.
30 April 2010
Trucost measured the environmental performance of over 107 electricity firms worldwide and examined their emissions of greenhouse gases, sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOX), nuclear waste, and process water. Trucost analysed exposure to environmental costs and; in this report, ranked power generators on carbon intensity.
01 February 2010
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06 July 2009
02 June 2009
08 April 2009
23 February 2009
31 January 2009
21 November 2008
09 September 2008
08 September 2008
28 July 2008
04 July 2008
06 June 2008
12 December 2007
11 December 2007
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09 October 2007
25 September 2007
20 September 2007
16 July 2007
29 January 2007
Trucost research reveals that less than half of the world's largest electric utilities disclose their carbon emissions to investors.
20 November 2006
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03 July 2006
01 June 2006
Trucost analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions associated in Henderson's fund.
24 January 2006
Trucost guidance for companies to report on their environmental performance. The guidelines are designed to help businesses report on their most significant environmental impacts in line with regulatory requirements such as the Companies Act 2006.
01 August 2005
13 June 2005
Trucost measured the carbon emissions of the top 100 listed companies in the UK, their carbon intensity in terms of revenue, EBITDA, market capitalisation and exposure to carbon costs.
Trucost's pioneering carbon audit shows that Henderson's fund is 32% less carbon intensive than the FTSE All-Share Index.
06 December 2004
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04 May 2004
Trucost analysis of S&P 500 constituents on carbon dioxide emissions disclosures. The study shows how abatement costs can be applied to emissions to help forecast which firms could be most financially affected by carbon constraints.
23 March 2004
Trucost looked at the implications of including the European aviation industry under the EU ETS. Thirteen companies were studied, representing the majority of listed airlines within the EU.