In general, businesses assess investment opportunities based on a financial analysis. A financial analysis takes into account only the costs and revenues of a project accruing to its proponent (also called ‘internal’ costs and benefits). While a financial analysis is essential to establish the commercial viability of a project, it fails to take into account the non-market (also called ‘external’) effects of the project (e.g. pollution, accidents).
To assist clients in making fully-informed decisions, we provide:
CPCS has developed integrated sets of models and applies established methodologies to assist clients in understanding the project’s impacts on the society and to advise on economically efficient investment alternatives.