Climate Action Guide is designed for every real estate professionals to improve returns by including climate change into their daily decision making process. It quantifies abstract and future climate risks into dollar values tangible and relevant to business time horizons. The tool synthesizes the overwhelming and complex data to provide relevant climate risks, returns and investment opportunities. It further uses a database to provide guiding solutions relevant to assets.
The user driven screening tool can quantify climate related risks and opportunities in less than a minute. The granular nature allows it to conduct the analysis at portfolio level, asset level, and individual hazard level. Alongside, segregate the risks and returns in accordance with their impacts on net operating income, revenue, expenditure, costs, and liabilities. The user inputs like asset values, space use, discount rate, and time horizons drive the analysis helping it make user relevant. The transparent methodology along with the inputs helps individuals understand the underlying assumptions to make informed decisions. While the evolving nature will help incorporate new climate technology allowing the most accurate possible results with current available technology. Additional uses involve generating standardized disclosure reports, latest updates on climate news etc.
The product like nature allows information transfer in affordable, scalable, standardized and easily accessible manner to all business owners. Unlike a consultancy, the product makes the information easily available and affordable for the user at a time and space convenient for him. Additionally, it requires minimal resources to scale infinitely. The global nature of the product will allow it to become the standard method for a phase 1 analysis of climate risks and opportunities.
The method used by climate Action Guide can further be extended to communities, regions and organizations alike. The scaling will provide priceless information to most marginalized communities. The equitable tool will serve to protect these communities and regions from the differential impacts of climate change. more