Angela Olufunwa

Senior Data Development Specialist

Angela is a Senior Data Development Specialist at Trucost part of S&P Global.

Angela joined Trucost in March 2007 and is responsible for integrating new environmental, social and governance data sets and methodologies for data collection. She is also responsible for maintaining documentation and providing training to our data collection teams based in India. Her specialist knowledge areas include carbon accounting, environmentally extended input-output modelling, and sector-specific KPIs for fossil fuel companies.

Angela completed a BA in Medieval & Modern History at Birmingham University in 2004, and an MA in Fashion Curation in 2007.

The U.S. car industry seems to be on a steady path to recovery but improving the energy and carbon efficiency of vehicles in use will be a priority this year, as manufacturers struggle to meet demand for fuel efficient cars and a new U.S. fuel economy standard to cut GHG emissions comes into force.

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Trucost analysed the carbon footprints of companies in the FTSE 350, and reviewed their responses to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) information request to assess how transparent UK-listed companies are when it comes to reporting on emissions.

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A National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling report highlighted oversights in the oil industry's health and safety regulations, stating that "safety standards have increasingly failed to reflect ‘best industry practices' and have instead expressed the ‘lowest common denominator.

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Over the next five years, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and second-biggest economy has pledged to cut carbon intensity by 17% and energy intensity by 16% from current levels - but the environmental performance of companies varies wildly.

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