Imagine, at the point of investment, that an investor could mandate the data-flows to demonstrate net-zero at the points of design, construction, operation and decommissioning in a manner that they could apply incentives to hold each stage to account on provable net-zero delivery.
Developing standards-based marketplaces for federated data-sharing
Addressing the climate crisis requires us to combine data-driven innovation across domains of science, policy, finance and engineering: to optimise physical infrastructures we need robust data infrastructures to fuel insight, analysis, reporting and to apply governance to hold ourselves to account on our net-zero targets and data-sharing best-practice.
Given that large-scale infrastructure and financial projects last years (or decades) now is the time to enable the instrumentation of data-flows throughout project lifecycles.
At the same time, the data-flows will be coming not just from reporting frameworks such as TCFD, but on an ongoing, continuous basis from systems, sensors and satellites.
The users of the information are manifold: from policy to regulation, research communities to a wide range of businesses, communities and individuals.
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