Global environmental trends such as climate change, extreme weather patterns, water stress, intensifying pollution and increased pressure on land for food production are affecting the economic performance of countries, industries and companies to varying extents.

Financial institutions face risks from increased cost liabilities, stranded assets and reputational damage. They also possess a critical opportunity – even responsibility – to capitalize on solutions in the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy.

Trucost’s gold standard carbon and broader natural capital metrics, insights and tools provide the fundamentals that financial institutions need to assess multi-asset risk exposure, identify opportunities, and monitor the positive outcomes of environmentally oriented investment strategies.