About XDI

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Our values

Our goal is to accelerate action on climate change by embedding physical climate risk data in all decisions

As the physical climate risk experts, we’re here to help you - whether at the start of your journey, or advanced, we deliver actionable results.

We’re independent



XDI is part of The Climate Risk Group, a group of companies committed to quantifying and communicating the costs of climate change.

We’re serious about climate

Ours is a mission-driven company.

We exist to help our clients and community understand and manage unavoidable climate change, whilst demonstrating the imperative for a low carbon world.  

We see every contract as a collaboration. We are trusted by governments, NGOs, companies, banks and communities  - and while some see themselves in opposite corners - we believe it will take all actors working together to solve this challenge.

We’ve got heart



Data and information alone do not create change: data needs humanity and humanity needs ambition.

Our vision is not just to identify physical climate risks, but to also mitigate them.

Our goal is a more climate-resilient community.

Our approach is to work with you over the course of your climate risk journey.

Our clients are global

We analyse assets in over 175 countries

Adapt and thrive in a climate changing world

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How we got started

Our story

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2007

Climate Risk Pty Ltd is founded

Working with leading edge decision-makers and organisations, we developed systems to calculate the impact of climate change variables on physical assets, human resources and management processes.

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2016

XDI is incorporated

XDI (Cross Dependency Initiative) brings together the knowledge, the technology and the team to accelerate action on climate change by embedding climate impact data in all decisions.

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2016

Climate Valuation launched

XDI’s sister company, Climate Valuation is established, putting climate change impact information into the hands of homeowners and homebuyers.

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2023

The Climate Risk Group

The Climate Risk Group is formed bringing together XDI and Climate Valuation under one parent company, to quantify and communicate the costs of climate change.

Our founders, Rohan, Ruth and Karl

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Passionate about shifting the dial on climate change, our founders from left-to-right:
Rohan Hamden, Ruth Tedder and Karl Mallon.

Our story

Global leaders in physical climate risk analysis since 2007

Backed by a team of specialists across science, engineering and software development, XDI provides best in class expertise in physical climate risk analysis to inform capital allocation, planning and risk management decisions.

Our work helps key decision makers understand the costs of unmitigated climate change at the asset, firm and investor scale.

Today, XDI is an international company with offices in Europe and Australia.

We’re always looking for dedicated climate specialists

If you’re passionate about accelerating action on climate change, but don’t see a relevant open position, email us with some information about yourself

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The XDI team, your physical climate risk experts

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Our data has been tested by the demands of the global market since 2007

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The Climate Risk Engines have driven innovation in defining, pricing and responding to physical climate risk.

The Climate Risk Engines extract dynamically downscaled global and regional climate change models and combine these with global and local data sets, applying bespoke probabilistic algorithms to produce decision-ready financial and risk metrics.

Results are expressed in a range of engineering or financial metrics to inform decision-making at all scales.

Award winning technology

A recent independent market survey ranked XDI the highest for:
- hazards covered
- geographical reach
- capacity for analysis of large number of assets

2 000
Commerical assets analysed
175
Countries covered
14 000 000
Companies’ assets analysed
14
Global indices covered
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Our technology: the Climate Risk Engines

The Climate Risk Engines were created in 2012.
Developed by scientists, engineers and climate risk experts, this was the first time the cost of physical climate risk had been quantified in this way.
Today, the Climate Risk Engines are one of the most flexible, powerful and trusted sources of physical climate risk data in the world.

The Climate Risk Engines use engineering-based methods to assess exposure and vulnerability of asset archetypes to understand the likely damage and failure probability of assets caused by extreme weather and climate change hazards.

The coverage is global, granular, sophisticated and under constant improvement.

Our hazards

The Climate Risk Group’s science team is continually adding new hazards to our analysis. We prioritise those that have the greatest impact on people, business and finance, and the widest application.

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Coastal Inundation

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Extreme Heat

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Extreme Wind

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Riverine Flooding

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Forest Fire

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Freeze-Thaw Cycle

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Hurricane & Cyclone

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Landslip *

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Surface Water Flooding

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Soil Movement

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Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge *

* in development

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Our latest data release

At XDI, we believe that data needs to be in the hands of those who will use it to drive change, including citizens and civil society organisations. We release information publicly to generate debate and increase understanding.

2024 XDI Asia-Pacific Real Estate Investment Trust Physical Climate Risk Report

PUBLIC DATA RELEASE

2024 XDI Asia-Pacific Real Estate Investment Trust Physical Climate Risk Report

The 2024 XDI Asia-Pacific Real Estate Investment Trust Physical Climate Risk Report analyses 2,134 assets held around the world by the largest (by market capitalisation) REITs in Japan, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong - 20 APAC REITs in total. It also ranks these 20 APAC REITS according to their physical climate risk by 2050.

The purpose of the report is to offer a snapshot of the impact of increasing physical risks from climate change on significant REIT portfolios. More broadly, the results can be used to prompt a wider exploration of climate change risks to global realestate investments and responses at an asset, portfolio and city level. The findings underpin the need for continued efforts to avoid a high-emissions future, and the benefits of investment in both low emissions solutions and climate resilience. We hope the information will be used to encourage identification of risk, transparent reporting, action on adaptation and support for emissions reductions.

See the full Gross Domestic Climate Risk ranking of 2,600+ territories

The XDI GDCR is the second release in the XDI Benchmark Series, ranking the physical climate risk to the built environment in all states and provinces around the world.

See the full 2,600+ territories below.

Statement on fossil fuels and weapons industry

XDI chooses not to provide services wholly directed towards enabling the expansion of fossil fuel production and use. Specifically, we will not provide physical risk analysis for new sites for coal mines, gas or oil fields or coal or gas-fired power plants. XDI recognises that many of our existing clients and resellers provide lending, consulting services or other support to the fossil fuel industry, including its expansion. XDI views our work as crucial to helping our clients understand the costs of catastrophic climate change and informing their business decisions and strategies such that they pursue pathways towards rapid decarbonisation and resilience. On a case by case basis, XDI may choose to add a company to the list of prohibited companies appended to this policy if XDI deems that company to be contributing to the expansion of the fossil fuel industry without appropriate plans to phase out these activities.

In view of the extensive and irreparable harm caused by the international weapons industry, XDI will not provide business services to companies that dominate this industry. XDI chooses not to provide services to companies, including their associated entities, whose business depends upon the continuation of war and conflict and the misery and environmental damage it inflicts. Specifically, XDI will not provide services to those among the 100 largest weapons manufacturers that derive 50% or more of their revenue from weapon sales. These companies will be those identified by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute in 2021 or their associated entities.

News from XDI

Our latest updates

How risky is your real estate investment? New report exposes APAC REIT vulnerability to climate change extreme weather

How risky is your real estate investment? New report exposes APAC REIT vulnerability to climate change extreme weather

Up to 1 in 10 properties owned by APAC real estate investment trusts (REITs) could be at high risk of damage from extreme weather and climate change by 2050, according to the 2024 XDI APAC Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Physical Climate Risk Report, released today by XDI (Cross Dependency Initiative) - a global leader in physical climate risk analysis.
2024 XDI Asia-Pacific  Real Estate Investment Trust Physical Climate Risk Report

2024 XDI Asia-Pacific Real Estate Investment Trust Physical Climate Risk Report

The 2024 XDI APAC REIT Physical Climate Risk Report analyses 2,134 assets held by the 20 largest (by market capitalisation) REITs in Japan, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong to provide a snapshot of climate change risks to global real estate investments. It also ranks these 20 REITs - who have a combined market capitalisation value of more than US$142 billion - according to their physical climate risk.
Why now is the time to embrace adaptation (and how you can get started)

Why now is the time to embrace adaptation (and how you can get started)

Prioritising climate adaptation is not just an environmental imperative but a strategic economic decision.

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From simple, low cost analysis, to complex, detailed and specific,
XDI delivers actionable results

Our vision is not just to identify physical climate risks, but to mitigate them.
XDI can help you develop business plans for adaptation, helping you move from risk to resilience.

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