The NEC is a user-friendly tool that measures the environmental impact (climate, biodiversity, resources) of an economic activity, company or sector to deliver a net contribution value. The indicator attributes a single number calculated on a scale from -100%, for the most damaging activities, to +100% for clear environmental solutions that fulfill the same given function, 0% being the world average.
Designed to inform and empower investment decision makers and corporates, it uses physical data from across the whole value chain to provide a snapshot of an activity’s net environmental contribution and it can be applied at a company, portfolio, index or product/source level.
The NEC metric can be used to:
Credit : This tool has been made in the context of the EquipEx+ ANR-21-ESRE-0036:
Special thanks to Maria VILLALONGA, Thibaud BARREAU and all other contributors.