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Videos / 22 Jun 2017 Webinar: Valuing natural capital across the apparel value chain

Industry experts explore how natural capital accounting and closed-loop system approaches can inform decision-making that mitigates risk...

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Publication / 16 Jun 2017 TalkingPoints: Sustainable Value Chains – Benefitting From a Wide Lens on Environmental Risk

Caroline Bartlett, ESG Disclosure Lead, Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices, talks about...

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In The Media / 13 Jun 2017 Marine litter: Let’s stay focused on solutions

Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking at the German Mission during the United Nations’ “The Oceans Conference.” The conference was designed to advance implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 to conserve and sustainably use our oceans, seas, and marine resources. And this obviously includes our shared goal of keeping plastics out of the oceans.

In The Media / 06 Jun 2017 Hidden cost of one box of bananas – $6.70

Price is the final taboo in sustainability,” says Peter d’Angremond, manager Stichting Max Havelaar, in front of a packed house during the ‘Great Banana Debate’ in the Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, last week.

Trucost collaborated with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and the Green Finance Committee to assess and quantify the environmental externalities of major sectors in China and publish a tool for banks and other market participants to assess the potential internalized costs and environmental risks of their investments, using the aluminum sector as a case study

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A review of the themes and topics of debate at the recent ESG event held by Trucost and S&P Dow Jones Indices attended by some 120 institutional investors.

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In The Media / 15 May 2017 Latin America best placed to meet global 2°C energy target: S&P

Latin America’s stock market is potentially best placed to meet the COP-21 target of limiting the rise in global temperatures to no more than 2°C, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI).

In The Media / 11 May 2017 Latin America could be first to reach climate change milestone

Although the US had the lowest carbon footprint as measured by major stock indices around the world, and emerging markets had the highest, Latin America is the region best placed to meet an important climate change target.

In The Media / 11 May 2017 UK financial markets exposed to embedded fossil fuel reserves

UK businesses and investors may be inadvertently sitting on more than 15,000 tonnes of stranded fossil fuel asset emissions that could impact how the nation commits to a 2C energy scenario, new research has found.

In The Media / 10 May 2017 Five things to know about the S&P Dow Jones Indices carbon scorecard

The S&P Dow Jones Indices barometer of financial markets’ carbon efficiency published this week assesses the carbon efficiency and energy mix alignment with the two degrees Celsius climate scenarios for major S&P DJI equity benchmarks around the world.

In The Media / 10 May 2017 S&P DJI, Trucost Release New Carbon Scorecard

Just months after launching its new S&P Green Bond Select Index, which measures the performance of green-labeled bonds that finance sustainability projects, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Trucost have announced the publication of the S&P Dow Jones Indices Carbon Scorecard, an in-depth report on carbon efficiency for the major S&P DJI benchmarks and styles across global markets.

Trucost News / 09 May 2017 S&P Dow Jones Indices publishes barometer of financial markets’ carbon efficiency

The S&P Dow Jones Indices Carbon Scorecard assesses the carbon efficiency and energy mix...

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