This report takes a first step in helping financial institutions create more robust GHG inventories, by discussing objectives, options, and challenges for financial institutions and stakeholders to consider when creating and evaluating a GHG emissions inventory.
Environmental risks and opportunities that are overlooked by investors and companies will impact the financial performance of companies in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The purpose of this study is to provide a better understanding of the potential of India’s Energy Service Company (ESCO) industry in order for financial investors to make better-informed investment decisions.
Companies in certain consumer goods sectors that do not implement sustainable environmental strategies could face a potential reduction of 13 percent to 31 percent in earnings by 2013 and 19 percent to 47 percent in earnings in 2018.
This report develops a future scenario—named “Ecoflation”—in which policies and natural resource constraints force firms to add environmental costs to the costs of doing business. It estimates a 13-31 percent reduction in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) by 2013 and 19-47 percent in 2018 for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies that do not develop strategies to respond to the risks of environmental pressures.
The World Resources Institute’s (WRI) board of directors welcomed two new members last month by electing Chen Jining, a professor and executive vice president at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and Daniel Weiss, co-founder and manager of the Angeleno Group, an energy-focused private equity firm.