Find out how we are working alongside the financial and business sector to help them become 'greener'.
We are active in establishing links with, working alongside and looking to influence the financial and business sectors. We aim to provide companies with information on how being 'green' makes financial sense. In addition, we have undertaken research projects that look at:
- some of the key environmental issues for the finance sector; and
- our polices towards greater corporate environmental disclosure.
Environmental disclosures report published
We have published our latest report looking at environmental disclosures in the 2009-2010 statutory annual report and accounts of companies in the FTSE All-Share. From our new environmental disclosures pages
- Use our search options to find out how your company performed and how the rest of your sector is disclosing it's carbon, water and waste impacts.
- Download our report.
- Access our previous reports from 2004 and 2006.
- Visit our Environmental Disclosures Pages
We have commissioned a number of research reports which examine the often complex interactions between the finance sector and the environment. Through this research, we aim to encourage awareness of the impact of environmental issues on financial decisions.
- Corporate environmental governance (PDF, 1.90MB)
Our research investigating the link between the financial performance of a company, and how it manages its interactions with the environment and the influence of the environment. This link has been debated for a long time. Download our report to find out more.
- Corporate environmental research (PDF, 1.83MB)
Our report examining corporate environmental research organisations and how their methods and approaches to rating and ranking companies differ.
Environmental accounting involves the integration of environmental performance measures into core financial processes. Linking this information allows for both financial savings and reduced environmental impacts.
In responding to the Company Law Review we have set out our position on corporate environmental governance. Details of the response can be found below.
Economic tools and carbon management
Working with external organisations we have published a number of joint reports looking at the role of economic tools in solving environmental problems, and more recently the topical issue of carbon management and carbon neutrality in the FTSE All-Share.