Climate Alpha Resilience Index Dataset

The Climate Alpha Resilience Index provides the most comprehensive risk analysis indicators to help investors understand which climate factors play the most important role in valuation forecasts. Unlike other climate risk datasets, the Resilience Index captures not only a physical risk profile but also a comprehensive set of indicators that capture the complex interplay between significant climate, socioeconomic, demographic, and market variables.

Using over 1,500 datasets, the Resilience Index blends decades of real estate transaction data, hundreds of socio-economic indicators, and the most reputable climate models covering 40,000 US zip codes and Canada.

Dataset Details

  • Primary Entity Type: Real Estate
  • Geographic Coverage: 40,000 U.S zip codes and Canada with plans to expand to Europe, and APAC in 2023
  • Property Coverage: Industrial, Multi-family, Office, Retail, Single Family
  • Years Covered: 2022-2040*
  • Scores for 3 primary indicators, 17 sub-indicators, and 60+ underlying variables across 3 climate scenarios

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Our research suggests that investing early in climate-resilient geographies will generate more than 70% higher returns on real estate portfolios by 2030 alone. 

Climate Alpha’s Resilience Index comprises climate risk, vulnerability, and readiness scores and is run across optimistic, business-as-usual, and pessimistic climate scenarios based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP):

Taken together, these sub-indicators allow users to understand both climate risk exposure, and actual likely impact (based on vulnerability and readiness), in one dataset.

Use Cases

REAL ESTATE INVESTORS

Manage risk under multiple scenarios for existing assets or new acquisitions

INSURERS

Calibrate insurance premiums by property and location under multiple climate scenarios

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS

Utilize across the solutions chain from adaptation strategizing to upselling climate resilient homes

EDOs AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

Develop and prioritize policy responses against specific climate risks and societal vulnerabilities

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