Sustainability Intelligence

The global business environment is volatile and constantly changing, creating new challenges and opportunities for sustainability leadership. Natural Capitalism Solutions can help your company stay ahead of risks and capitalize on opportunities through innovative working groups, customized research, and thought leadership. Natural Capitalism Solutions enables your company to develop pragmatic approaches to solving sustainability problems that are grounded in corporate reality, helping your company foresee and adapt to the future of sustainable business. The key strengths of NCS are a deep understanding of the current and emerging trends in corporate sustainability and accountability, as well as diverse subject matter competence across a wide range of disciplines.

NCS Sustainability Intelligence Services
Natural Capitalism Solutions’ team of recognized experts will filter the complex issues surrounding sustainability, evaluate what is relevant, and deliver actionable data to your business so your company can be proactive and maintain leadership in the marketplace.

Our services include:

Market Analysis: Stay abreast of key environmental, social, and economic trends and their potential impact to your businesses strategy and operations.

Tailored Intelligence: Keep up-to-date on the constantly evolving sustainability landscape through customized intelligence and insights – including key news, reports, and events.

Got something else in mind? NCS routinely creates and conducts customized research projects, providing independent, business-critical research to help clients stay ahead of the curve and advance sustainability on an array of topics. Through Natural Capitalism Solutions’ decades of experience and robust network of associates, we can help you identify best practices from the leading practitioners in the field.

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Case Study: Railbelt Electricity Efficiency Landscape (REEL) in Alaska Roadmap

REELRadical Energy Efficiency in Your Community
The REEL in Alaska Roadmap demonstrates how Alaskans in the Railbelt region of Anchorage, Juneau, and Homer can meet their electricity needs in 2025, using as little as 50% of the electricity used in the year 2000.Accomplishing this goal will lead to increases of $947,992,100 in economic output, $290,927,800 in wages, $53,499,850 in business income, and 9,350 new jobs.For more information on how Natural Capitalism Solutions can help your community set and achieve similar goals, contact contact us.

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Case Study: Fairbanks First Fuel

Fairbanks Case StudyEconomic Development Through Energy Efficiency
Increasing the efficiency with which Fairbanks meets its electricity needs will create jobs, increase business incomes, and provide overall economic development for the community.

Directed toward efficiency, each investment of $25,000,000 could eliminate the need for as much as 24MW of generating capacity.

For more information on how Natural Capitalism Solutions can help your community set and achieve similar goals contact us.

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Case Study: Coal Plants in Transition

Coal PlantsTransition from Coal to Clean Energy Makes Good Business Sense

Utilities and other large-scale energy providers with significant percentages of coal in their generation portfolios can profitably transition toward more flexible and less capital intensive efficiency and renewables technologies using a business approach outlined in a new economic study completed by Natural Capitalism Solutions. This report provides an economic case study in energy financing.

For more information on how Natural Capitalism Solutions can analyze alternatives to your local coal plant contact us.

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NCS' Philosophy: "NCS is a non-profit. We work with organizations that are authentic in their pursuit of sustainability as a way of fulfilling our mission. This doesn’t mean altruism – businesses should pursue sustainability because it increases profitability and manages risks. It does mean that we choose clients because they are committed to implementing sustainability and not just talking about it."
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