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Publication / 05 Oct 2010 Universal Ownership: Why Environmental Externalities Matter to Institutional Investors (full report)

The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and UNEP Finance Initiative commissioned Trucost to calculate...

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Case Study / 05 Oct 2010 Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

The PRI commissioned Trucost to calculate the cost of global environmental damage.

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New clean-fuel economics have the potential to see off the old fossil fuel economy - if given a chance.

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Trucost News / 22 Sep 2010 The future of sustainable index investing

Trucost contributes to UKSIF research on the future of sustainable index investing.

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Publication / 01 Sep 2010 Carbon Counts: Assessing the Carbon Exposure of Canadian Institutional Investment Portfolios

WWF Canada commissioned this study to identify the carbon exposure of Canadian institutional pooled...

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Trucost explains why a hybrid approach of input output modeling and life cycle analysis provides the best of both worlds when it comes to measuring supply chain emissions.

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Local authorities to be made responsible for emissions from schools under the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC).

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Why? Because the world, countries and regions have failed to achieve a target to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity. In fact, we are losing biodiversity faster than ever before. Angela Cropper of the UN Environment Programme highlighted a major barrier to progress at the first Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium on Tuesday:

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Paul Druckman, chairman of executive board at The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project, comments on what makes a good sustainability report.

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Trucost advises investors to relatively underweight companies which have larger environmental impacts per unit of output than the average for their sector.

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The addition of corporate identification would help to facilitate a greater understanding of the associated risks and opportunities posed on companies by climate change.

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Trucost data helps CalPERS measure and manage the environmental risk of their portfolios whilst still maintaining expected financial returns.

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