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Gold standard environmental data, insights, and tools for investment decision making.

Trucost data and analysis aids investment decision-making by addressing challenges of climate change, water use, waste disposal, and the over exploitation of natural resources.

Data Applications

Financial institutions use Trucost intelligence to understand their ESG exposure, inform resilience & identify transformative solutions for a more sustainable global economy.

  • Portfolio Construction

    Comprehensive coverage and a quantitative methodology helps enable portfolio optimization and capital allocation towards companies with lower environmental impact.

  • Risk Management

    A granular breakdown of the world economy into 464 activities allows our clients to actively screen for material risk factors.

  • Leadership and Engagement

    Detailed corporate environmental profiles assist with strategic and targeted engagement to support risk awareness and resilience.

  • Scenario Analysis and Reporting

    Multi-asset class analysis and forward-looking data supports TCFD* aligned and national mandatory environmental reporting.

Helping you align with TCFD recommendations

  • Set a baseline

    • Carbon Footprint-Using Weighted Average (TCFD recommended), Assets Under Management (AUM), Revenue, or Enterprise Value Method
    • Coal Exposure-% weight in portfolio attributed to companies which exceed client-determined revenue thresholds for coal power and mining and % revenues derived from thermal and metallurgical coal mix
    • Energy Mix: Clean Energy vs. Fossil Fuels-% of total power generation by energy source (e.g., hydropower, natural gas, solar) or physical units of power generation

  • Add forward looking data

    • Stranded Assets Exposure-Metric tons embedded carbon in fossil fuel reserves (CO2/USD 1m invested)
    • Energy Generation-Forecast power generation per company by fuel type (GWh)
    • Autos-Current and future fleet emissions (metric tons CO2e per company)
    • Transition Momentum-Change in a company’s environmental impact and risk profile, based on evolution of green vs. brown revenues over time (% revenue)

  • Conduct scenario analysis

    • Carbon Earnings at Risk-% earnings at risk from future carbon pricing scenarios
    • 2 Degree Alignment Assessment-Portfolio variation from a 2 degree scenario

  • Report, engage and evaluate capital evaluation

    Inform corporate engagement programs and strategic allocation decisions across investing, lending, and insurance underwriting

Flexible Delivery Options

  • EBoard Platform

  • XpressfeedTM

    It seamlessly integrates data into your database which allows easy linking to other S&P Data like Financials, Estimates, Ownership and others.

  • Secure FTP feed

  • Partner Platforms

Product differentiation factors that deliver results

  • Quantitative Analytics

    Quantification of environmental and social damage costs enables investors to make integrated business decisions

  • Strategic and technical guidance

    Provide advice on technical questions and strategic guidance on interpreting implications and use of data to support stated objectives

  • Comprehensive coverage

    Estimation model and methodology for large-, mid- and small-cap companies with the ability to fill gaps where disclosure is missing

  • Multi-asset class analysis

    Ability to assess assets across private & listed equity, corporate & sovereign fixed income, green bonds, infrastructure, real estate, and forestry

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Recent awards include:

  • Best Credit Risk Management Product
  • Best Research Provider
  • Best Low-Latency Data Feed Provider

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