Trucost Calculates Environmental Costs

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Trucost, a London-based environmental rating company, has introduced a cost calculator that allows fund managers to evaluate the real environmental impact of companies and sectors in financial terms. The launch follows new calls from the UK government for greater corporate disclosure of external environmental costs.

All companies have an impact on the environment, says Simon Thomas, chairman of Trucost, whether directly themselves or indirectly through their supply chains, and these carry hid