A wealth of environmentally oriented investment products are beginning to boom – from carbon optimized indices and funds to green bonds and green credit lines.

Against the current trajectory of global environmental issues, it is possible to envisage a future where environmentally optimized investment products are ‘business as usual’.

Trucost’s time-series carbon and broader natural capital investment metrics – together with expert analytical support – enable financial institutions to develop innovative, multi-asset products that capitalize on the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy. The S&P 500 Carbon Efficient Index, for instance, has a six-year track record of closely tracking the S&P 500, but with around 50% less exposure to carbon risk.

Our data also helps institutions to communicate the positive impact of green investment products, in a way that is data driven and robust.