London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international capital market. Over 2,400 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of over £4 trillion.
London Stock Exchange’s markets include the Main Market – London’s flagship venue for equity, debt and exchange traded products, offering businesses access to Europe’s most liquid pool of capital – and AIM – the world’s leading market for small and growing companies.
GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.
GIZ staff work in thematically diverse projects and programmes in widely different countries throughout the world. What do they all have in common? A shared goal – to develop sustainable and effective solutions. In GIZ's short film, we accompany four employees through one day in their working lives and see what impact they have on the people in our partner countries.
To find out more visit: https://www.giz.de
We are an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. We have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with our clients.
Our broad product line supports clients’ needs across all major asset classes and provides them with a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to middle office. We have a highly flexible business model that enables clients to select the individual products and services they need and integrate them into their own investment processes and methodologies.
- Asset owners use our research, data, benchmarks and multi-asset class risk management tools to determine whether the managers they hire are delivering appropriate risk-adjusted returns
- Chief investment officers use our extensive, high-quality data to develop and test investment strategies. They also use our models and performance attribution tools to understand the drivers of return in their portfolios
- Active managers rely on our factor models, data and portfolio construction and optimization tools to build portfolios and keep them aligned with their investment objectives
- Passive managers use our index data, equity factor models and optimizer to construct their index funds and ETFs
- Chief risk officers choose our risk management systems to understand, monitor and control risk in the portfolios they are safeguarding
The Natural Capital Finance Alliance (NCFA), coconvened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), is a growing alliance of financial institutions that are collaborating to understand the importance of integrating natural capital-related considerations into their activities as described by the Natural Capital Declaration (NCD).
It is our mission to advance the financial sector in integrating natural capital considerations within financial products and services, to better understand risks, pursue opportunities, and establish the foundation for resilient long-term economic growth that protects nature and societies.
For more information visit www.naturalcapitaldeclaration.org
Trucost has been helping companies, investors, governments, academics and thought leaders to understand the economic consequences of natural capital dependency since 2000.
Our world leading data and insight enables our clients to identify natural capital dependency across companies, products, supply chains and investments; manage risk from volatile commodity prices and increasing environmental costs; and ultimately build more sustainable business models and brands. Key to our approach is that we not only quantify natural capital dependency, we also put a price on it, helping our clients understand environmental risk in business terms.
It isn’t “all about carbon”; it’s about water; land use; waste and pollutants. It’s about which raw materials are used and where they are sourced, from energy and water to metals, minerals and agricultural products. And it’s about how those materials are extracted, processed and distributed.
BlueTech Research is a global provider of water technology market intelligence. Our analysts use BlueTech's research framework—created specifically for the water industry—to combine data, primary research interviews and analytics to provide intelligence on demand. Our clients include CTOs, Corporate End-Users, Strategic Investors, New Business Development Leaders, M&A Groups and R&D Teams.
British Water is an association which has a wide and varied membership covering all sectors of the water industry. From consultants, legal and financial partnerships, manufacturers of equipment and multi-disciplinary contractors to SMEs and independent consultants. We work to bring a coherent approach to delivering in partnership with the water companies, the best for the British water industry. We try to ensure each member company has access to services that will enhance their development potential and provide an added value factor to the way they do business.
Ceres is a non-profit organization mobilizing many of the world's largest companies and investors to take stronger action on climate change, water scarcity and other sustainability challenges. Ceres directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of over 120 institutional investors with collective assets totalling more than $14 trillion. Ceres also engages with 100-plus companies, many of them Fortune 500 firms, committed to sustainable business practices and the urgency for stronger climate and clean energy policies. To learn more, please visit http://www.ceres.org/.
The European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) supports the development of innovative solutions across the EU to tackle major water challenges and boost European competitiveness. Working in Action Groups, the expertise and resources of public and private organisations are united along the innovation chain at the EU, national and regional level to match demand with supply and create market opportunities both inside Europe and abroad.
Please see: http://www.eip-water.eu/
Eurosif is the leading pan-European sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) membership organisation whose mission is to promote sustainability through European financial markets. Eurosif works as a partnership of Europe-based national Sustainable Investment Forums (SIFs) with the direct support of their network which spans across over 400 Europe-based organisations drawn from the sustainable investment industry value chain.
These organisations include institutional investors, asset managers, financial services, index providers and ESG research and analysis firms totalling over €8 trillion in total assets. Eurosif is also a founding member of the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, the alliance of the largest SIFs around the world.
The main activities of Eurosif are public policy, research and creating platforms for nurturing sustainable investing best practices.
The Future Water Association aims to shape the future of the water sector through:
- taking a leadership role with Government, industry, members and the public
- focusing on innovation and education
- increasing engagement throughout the membership and across the sector
- becoming the voice of the sector
Future Water Association is a modern, innovative and dynamic organisation that inspires, supports and leads the water supply chain:
- informing the sector about opportunities, the regulators about challenges and Government about policy direction;
- innovating through Water Dragons and delivering the ‘Innovating the Future’ roadmap;
- influencing and inspiring the supply chain to develop innovative solutions and new ways of thinking to shape the future of the water sector
For more information visit: www.futurewaterassociation.com.
The PRI is the world's leading proponent of responsible investment.
It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions. The PRI acts in the long-term interests of its signatories, of the financial markets and economies in which they operate and ultimately of the environment and society as a whole.
The PRI is truly independent. It encourages investors to use responsible investment to enhance returns and better manage risks, but does not operate for its own profit; it engages with global policymakers but is not associated with any government; it is supported by, but not part of, the United Nations
WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses and partners working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
We help make our member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies.
Our member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than US$8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees.
Our Global Network of almost 70 national business councils gives our members unparalleled reach across the globe. WBCSD is uniquely positioned to work with member companies along and across value chains to deliver high-impact business solutions to the most challenging sustainability issues.
For more than half a century, WWF has been working to protect the world's species and natural places, pushing for a more sustainable world. By working with local communities, governments, businesses, and other NGOs we are defining new ways of working that will make a difference at a scale that matters to help redefine humanity’s relationship with the planet.
We have a presence in over 100 countries across the world, and our efforts have evolved from localised efforts in favour of a single species and individual habitats to an ambitious strategy to preserve biodiversity and achieve sustainable development across the planet.
China Water Risk (CWR) is a nonprofit initiative dedicated to addressing business & environmental risk arising from China’s urgent water crisis. We aim to foster efficient and responsible use of China’s water resources by engaging the global business and investment communities. As such we facilitate discussion amongst industry leaders, investors, experts & scientists on understanding & managing water risk across six industry sectors: Agriculture, Power, Mining, Food & Beverage, Textiles and Electronics. CWR has also been commissioned by financial institutions to conduct research analyzing the impact of water risks on the Power, Mining and Agricultural sectors. These reports have been considered groundbreaking and instrumental to understanding China’s waterenergy-food nexus. Join the discussion at www.chinawaterrisk.org.
Global Water Intelligence publishes newsletters and reports providing an analysis and strategic data on the international water market. Its flagship publication, the monthly industry journal Global Water Intelligence (GWI), has established itself as the market-leading publication for developers, suppliers, financiers, governments, utilities and municipalities seeking information and analysis on water projects with an element of private sector participation. GWI tracks the bidding status of all new desalination, re-use and public private partnership projects giving you a chance to get involved. Our locally based water and financial journalists bring you every month an in-depth analysis of the industry, market profiles or need to know news stories to keep your business ahead of the competition. If you want to find out more about GWI and our other market intelligence please visit www.globalwaterintel.com. You can sign-up for a free trial of Global Water Intelligence, Water Desalination Report or DesalData.com and read executive summaries of our latest reports.