Space data for environmental and climate financial risk disclosure services

London is a base for world class financial services, environmental consultancies and geo-spatial innovation. The Space4Climate group partnered with the London Climate Change Partnership to raise awareness of, and help these industries make use of, advances in Earth Observation climate data.

Event summary and materials

The Space4Climate group ran a breakfast briefing event in partnership with the London Climate Change Partnership on the 19th December 2017 comprised of briefings on Climate-related Financial Disclosure recommendations and current satellite data platforms and products that can support UK based environmental, geo-spatial and financial services organisations in their delivery of environmental and climate financial risk disclosure services.

The delegate e-pack containing the programme, speaker biographies and delegate list is available here

Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures –implications for asset owners and financiers Dr Ben CaldecottUniversity of Oxford and chair of the UK Green Finance Taskforce workstream on implementation of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Slides available here

Satellite climate data platforms and products

  • New qualities to city sensing and natural capital assessment from space Professor John Remedios, Director of the National Centre for Earth Observation slides available here
  • WISC – A Copernicus Climate Change Windstorm Service for the Insurance Sector – Alan WhitelawCGI IT UK  Limited slides available here
  • Combining satellite data with environmental data analytics to manage risk and improve business operations – Vicky Lucas, The Institute for Environmental Analytics slides available here
  • The Climate Data Store: European gateway to big data on past, present and future climate – Geoff BusswellTelespazio-VEGA UK slides available here

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