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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)

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.
The XDI team
The XDI team
March 18, 2024
Alphabet soup: deciphering physical climate risk disclosure
Alphabet soup: deciphering physical climate risk disclosure

Alphabet soup: deciphering physical climate risk disclosure

TCFD, ISSB, SEC, EFRAG. For companies navigating their climate risk environment, the initialisations can seem like a bewildering foreign language. What you have to assess, report and disclose, and when, differs depending on your jurisdiction, your size, your industry. So what’s the best approach?
November 30, 2023
Sovereign bond risk: the climate punch
Sovereign bond risk: the climate punch

Sovereign bond risk: the climate punch

This week, a triple A-rated federal government was forced to acknowledge the potential risks of climate change on the value of sovereign bonds as it settled a landmark case that alleged it had misled or deceived investors. The Federal Court judge involved said global warming would likely be “a huge drain on (government) resources.”
October 19, 2023
“Before getting overwhelmed” - the Indian Federal Reserve’s clear eye on climate risk
“Before getting overwhelmed” - the Indian Federal Reserve’s clear eye on climate risk

“Before getting overwhelmed” - the Indian Federal Reserve’s clear eye on climate risk

“India seems to be at the watermark of climate change – rather than single events, it is the increased frequency of extreme weather occurrences that is breaking the back of our capability to cope with natural disasters.” Reserve Bank of India, May 2023.
January 4, 2024
The unknown unknowns: The crucial missing piece from both climate and nature disclosure rules
The unknown unknowns: The crucial missing piece from both climate and nature disclosure rules

The unknown unknowns: The crucial missing piece from both climate and nature disclosure rules

Dark matter outweighs visible matter roughly six to one. That makes the universe only slightly more mysterious to us than the biodiversity of our own planet – it’s been estimated that we have likely only encountered and named 20 percent of the species on Earth.
October 10, 2023
The Hub is coming
The Hub is coming

The Hub is coming

Take control: Expert knowledge in your hands. The XDI Climate Risk Hub provides world-leading physical climate risk analysis at your fingertips, so you can access the information you need, when you need it.
October 10, 2023
A new era in physical climate risk reporting?
A new era in physical climate risk reporting?

A new era in physical climate risk reporting?

The much anticipated release last week of the final climate-related disclosure standard from the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) marks the beginning of a new chapter in corporate disclosure of climate change risk.
October 10, 2023
Uninsurable future?
Uninsurable future?

Uninsurable future?

“We’re steadily marching toward an uninsurable future, not just in California but throughout the United States,” former California insurance commissioner, to Vox, June 2023.
October 10, 2023

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XDI delivers Physical Risk Assessment Platform to banks in Hong Kong

XDI delivers Physical Risk Assessment Platform to banks in Hong Kong

Authorized Institutions (AIs) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HK SAR) can now access instant, on demand physical climate risk analysis thanks to a new platform launched today.
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.