Independent research and advisory firm Verdantix announced today the launch of a new dedicated Net Zero and Climate Risk practice, aimed at enabling business executives to implement and enhance climate risk mitigation and adaptation strategies and support and net zero emissions investment plans.

The practice brings together Verdantix’s insights and analysis on net zero and climate risk, providing research and insights into technological solutions and services relating to net zero strategies and implementation, TCFD reporting, climate risk management and carbon market developments. Coverage areas include Net Zero Emissions, TCFD Disclosures, Carbon Management Software, Climate Change Consulting, Carbon Markets, Physical Climate Risk, Energy Transition, and Building Decarbonization.

In addition to published research, Verdantix also aims to host webinars Net Zero and Climate Risk technology, market trends and regulatory issues.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon, Global Head of Research at Verdantix, said:

“In the next two years thousands of firms face a perfect storm of TCFD-aligned climate disclosure rules, increased investor scrutiny, energy transition challenges and acute physical climate risks. Building on our 15-year track record of covering climate change business issues, Verdantix has the long-term market understanding to help decision-makers plan ahead effectively and enhance essential capabilities.”

Founded in 2008, Verdantix provides research and advisory services for corporate managers, investors, technology executives and service firm leaders, focused on digital strategies for Environment, Health & Safety, ESG & Sustainability, Operational Excellence and Smart Buildings. Today’s announcement follows the launch last year by Verdantix of an expanded ESG and sustainability research practice, providing a comprehensive range of market size and forecast models, M&A tracking services, ESGtech product assessments, consulting benchmarks and customer surveys.

In addition to reaching sustainability-focused executives with the new practive, Verdantix aims to access suppliers of climate-related products and services, as well as investors and technology entrepreneurs with its analysis, market forecast models and large-scale surveys of customer demand.

Verdantix CEO, David Metcalfe, said:

“Recent IPCC reports have made it abundantly clear that firms need to rapidly reduce their GHG emissions to ensure we limit global warming to no more than 1.5°C. The investment community is driving firms to implement net zero emissions strategies which requires digitization and consulting support. Our coverage will help corporates identify the best fit digital solutions, consulting partners and energy engineering specialists.”