Vision, Mission, Impact

Vision

Develop the data infrastructure to deliver a demonstrably net-zero future

Influence investment decisions of $3.6T/year to deliver net-zero or net-negative outcomes by 2030 by unlocking the data infrastructure needed to address climate change.

Mission

Make data-at-scale work harder to enable climate-ready financing

Unlock standards-based marketplaces for environmental & financial data and leveraged finance for innovation.

Impact

Help instrument net-zero by connecting policy, strategy, risk management and investment to real-world data to:

  1. Enable climate-ready financial instruments
  2. Enable climate-aware risk management
  3. Enable climate-credible deployment of robust, long-term solutions

Outputs & activities — instrumenting net-zero

Flagship projects include:

  1. SERI — Standard for Environmental Risk and Insurance
  2. Open Energy

We convene multi-disciplinary experts, teams and organisations across the public, private and scientific communities to develop:

  1. Open standards
    Frameworks for robust and secure data sharing across environmental & financial data: principles and practice, Code(s) of Practice, voluntary standards, regulated Standards.
  2. Impact accelerator
    Increased speed-to-market of financial and technical products and services that enables investment flow to carbon-zero solutions through partnerships with existing innovation vehicles
  3. Accreditation & certification services
    Products and services that ensure the development of a robust data marketplace
  4. Research and evidence
    Use-cases, reports, business models, economic modelling, policies and guidance.
  5. Communication
    Reporting on the evidence of innovation and the impact of activities. In public, trade and expert forums.
  6. Training
    Bridge the gaps between theory and practice
  7. Events
    Connecting expertise across siloes
  8. Collaborative practices
    Working groups (large and small; in-person and online)

Benefits & outcomes

  • Address the business modelslegal and policy (e.g. rights, licensing, security, liability, regulation) of data sharing
  • Develop & share the required expertise and change in knowledge, practice and culture
  • Improve the provisionreliability and trust of data publishing
  • Develop policy frameworks that address climate-specific interventions across the financial ecosystem
  • Unlock the data ecosystem across global sensors, satellites, internet of things (IoT), geospatial, asset registries, risk reporting, trading schemes and financial instruments 
  • Enable data discovery (e.g. data search) at web-scale: lay the foundations for the web of environmental data

Context

Build on the principles of Open Finance & Open Banking and bring together multidisciplinary teams across the public and private sectors.

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