SBRI - Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance: Phase 1
Up to 3 months
This competition is coming soon and opens to applications from 17/01/22.
The aim of this competition is to address the lack of focus on climate and environmental risk (CER) in the financial services industry as part of net-zero carbon ambitions. It is looking to demonstrate and deploy innovative solutions that integrate climate and environmental factors into financial services.
The industry is defined in broad terms and includes public investment vehicles, banking, project finance, insurance, and asset management. Climate and environmental variables cover the range of data that track changes in weather, emissions, pollution, biodiversity, and natural assets.
In phase 1 you must prototype a CER solution adapted for widespread use in financial services, including public investment. Your project must have the potential to create substantial positive climate and environmental impact and change business-as-usual in the finance industry. You must:
Your project must focus on one or more of the specific themes:
Phase 1 product prototyping, covers user testing, technical stress-testing, or critical investigation to gain new knowledge and skills for deploying new products, processes or services. Additionally, you will work closely with the end-users or customers to develop a solution.
Your project must:
To lead a project, you must:
If you can justify subcontracting components of the work, you can employ specialist consultants or advisors.