This report explores whether 100% sea-to-plate traceable seafood is a viable reality, with only 29% of global production currently traceability-ready, what it would take to achieve 100%, and what the implications would be for the industry at large.
Ten major failings regarding toxic emissions create an operating environment that allows businesses in the USA to avoid scrutiny of their chemical releases. If investors fully understand the toxic footprint of their investments and their effect on both the environment and human health, they can undertake an informed and accurate risk/reward assessment for themselves and for their clients.
In the first three years of its five-year target, the AEPW achieved only 0.04% of its own goal to divert and recycle 9 million tonnes of plastic, but with 40% spend against budget. This report provides data-backed evidence of the different ways the Alliance has undermined its own objectives to ‘end plastic waste in the environment and protect the planet’.
Latest research from Planet Tracker proposes a practical business solution to the problem of plastic waste whereby packaging is treated as an asset rather than a liability.
New research examines the limitations of Nestlé’s strategy for achieving Net-Zero, forecasting an emissions scenario of +2°C by 2030 if changes are not urgently actioned.
Everyday products – from plastics and synthetic rubber to detergents and dyes – hide a dangerous secret: their production results in the release of pollutants that are highly toxic and impact on human health, including arsenic and asbestos. This is a reality often overlooked by investors as Planet Tracker’s latest report, Toxic Footprints, reveals.
LONDON, 30 June 2022: Seafood retailers could have a huge positive impact on ocean ecosystems and improve their bottom line by sourcing more sustainable seafood, and being more transparent about…
We are delighted to announce that, for the third year in a row, Planet Tracker has been named a winner of the Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2022.
Both financial and sustainability performance have never been more important for the textiles industry. Traceability can bring huge benefits to both, finds Planet Tracker.
The European plastic industry provides an essential source of jobs to the EU27 and for years has been a steady driver of this economy. However, the industry’s rapidly declining ability to compete globally suggests that the industry is primed for disruption and a transition towards a more sustainable business model is now the most viable route to avoid stranding investor assets.
Despite 80% increase in proposals submitted in annual shareholder meetings over last decade, environmental & social factors comprise only 7%.
Investors must exercise their power to drive plastic container and packaging companies (PC&P) to fund move towards more sustainable model, finds Planet Tracker’s latest research LONDON, 12 April 2022: Plastic…
With widespread funding shortages seeing the majority of Marine Protected Areas fall short on conservation objectives, Planet Tracker introduces a new instrument to incentivise efficiency LONDON, 7 April 2022: An…
This report calls out the ‘Deforestation Dozen’: 12 soy traders that control 89% of soy exports from the Paraguayan and Argentinian Gran Chaco, who are failing to prevent soy-driven deforestation in the region. The current level of deforestation is creating significant risk for these traders and other companies in the supply chain due to the associated CO2 emissions.
This report reveals 30 companies, including ExxonMobil, Dow, and PetroChina, responsible for 58% of the world’s single-use plastic production and what stakeholders must do to force change in face of significant environmental, financial and health risks.
This new Planet Tracker report scrutinises the impact of the single-use plastic epidemic on the environment and the companies responsible, what the financial markets are pricing in and how non-executive directors should respond.
A new Planet Tracker report examines the limited role of stock exchanges in protecting investors from publicly listed companies involved in illegal fishing practices and offers an alternative way for investors to assess their exposure to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
With immediate effect, all Planet Tracker’s research papers and blogs are freely available to subscribers to Refinitiv’s real-time research archive,.
London 3 November 2021: Planet Tracker has welcomed the publication of Textile Exchange’s inaugural Textile Exchange Biodiversity Insights and Benchmark Report 2021 which provides the first global baseline for biodiversity for the apparel and textile industry.
Lack of external pressure, education and funding are all inhibiting change in sector – investors are key to facilitating transition.