www.trucost.com
Phone: 44 207 160 9800
Fax: 44 207 160 9841
22 Chancery Lane
London, WC2A 1LS
United Kingdom
Established in 2000

Securities covered: 4500

# of employees: 20-50

Broker/dealer license: No

Trucost is an independent environmental research provider with offices in New York, Boston and London. The firm’s clients include: corporations, institutional investors, government departments and associated agencies. Analysts help investors understand how business environmental impacts could affect future earnings. The company has built a database of environmental impacts and disclosures, maintaining the world’s largest record of corporate greenhouse gas emissions. Trucost offers data and analysis on the emissions and natural resource usage of over 4,500 companies worldwide. Coverage includes the FTSE All-Share, S&P 500, Russell 1000, Nikkei 225, DJ STOXX 600, MSCI World Developed, MSCI Europe, MSCI Asia ex-Japan and ASX 200 indices.

Trucost outlines a company’s environmental impacts in quantitative and financial terms. Institutional investors and fund managers use the information to assess the carbon or environmental footprints of their portfolios, identify differences in performance, address environmental risks and create structured products with lower carbon or environmental impacts. Trucost’s clients include BlackRock, Crédit Agricole Asset Management, Deutsche Bank, Fond de Réserve pour les Retraites, GLG Partners, Hermes Pensions Management Ltd, Merrill Lynch, NYSE Euronext, UBS and VicSuper.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS
Corporate Action: May 6, 2009- The Corporate Library today announced it has entered into a partnership with Trucost and will begin offering clients two of Trucost’s products: the environmental impact ratio and the company briefing.
BUSINESS MODEL
Independent
PRIMARY PRODUCT
Research
CLIENT TYPES
Institutional
Corporate
MARKET CAP
Small Cap, Mid Cap, Large Cap
GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Emerging Markets
METHODOLOGY
Specialized: ESG – Environmental, Social, Governance
ASSET CLASSES
Equities

MANAGEMENT
Andrew Jacobs
President and Chairman
Richard Mattison
Chief Operating Officer
Simon Thomas
Chief Executive Officer
Dan Dias
Director of Research
Mike Wallace
VP, North American Operations
Cary Krosinsky
Vice President
Paul Druckman
Executive Chairman
ANALYSTS
Dan Dias
Director of Research
Liesel van Ast
ESG
Nadia Montoto
ESG
Miho Kurosaki
ESG
Stephanie LeNguyen
ESG
Mark Trevitt
ESG
SAMPLE RESEARCH
Carbon Report
Company Data Sheet
Emissions Trading and European Aviation_20040323

INDUSTRIES/SECTORS COVERED
Energy
Energy Equipment & Services
Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels
Materials
Chemicals
Construction Materials
Containers & Packaging
Metals & Mining
Paper & Forest Products
Industrials
Aerospace & Defense
Air Freight & Logistics
Airlines
Building Products
Commercial Services & Supplies
Construction & Engineering
Electrical Equipment
Industrial Conglomerates
Machinery
Marine
Professional Services
Road & Rail
Trading Companies & Distributors
Transportation Infrastructure
Consumer Discretionary
Auto Components
Automobiles
Distributors
Diversified Consumer Services
Hotels Restaurants & Leisure
Household Durables
Internet & Catalog Retail
Leisure Equipment & Products
Media
Multiline Retail
Specialty Retail
Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods
Consumer Staples
Beverages
Food & Staples Retailing
Food Products
Consumer Staples
Household Products
Personal Products
Tobacco
Health Care
Biotechnology
Health Care Equipment & Supplies
Health Care Providers & Services
Health Care Technology
Life Sciences Tools & Services
Pharmaceuticals
Financials
Capital Markets
Commercial Banks
Consumer Finance
Diversified Financial Services
Insurance
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Real Estate Management & Development
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Information Technology
Communications Equipment
Computers & Peripherals
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
Internet Software & Services
IT Services
Office Electronics
Semiconductor Equipment & Products
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
Software
Telecommunication Services
Diversified Telecommunication Services
Wireless Telecommunication Services
Utilities
Electric Utilities
Gas Utilities
Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
Multi-Utilities
Water Utilities