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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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UK Government pushes for corporate carbon disclosure to drive reduction among biggest UK companies.

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The proposed American Power Act is in danger of leaving international climate change policies uncertain and fragmented.

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Today's "green" software applications leave a lot to be desired. We need fresh thinking and leadership to make a genuine difference to the industry's poorly-served customers.

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Environmental risks will grow if energy companies expand deep-water drilling and extraction of unconventional sources such as tar sands as planned.

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Publication / 30 Apr 2010 Sector Briefing: Utilities

Trucost measured the environmental performance of over 107 electricity firms worldwide and examined their...

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