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Reports & Insight


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Our latest insights report - Transition Risk - Beyond the Physical, aims to raise awareness of the risks associated with Climate Transition within the mainstream media and broader financial community.

Our introduction to Climate Transition Risk - Beyond the Physical, highlights these risks, identifies the transmission channels and describes the potential impact on the broader economy and the everyday lives of the entire population.

We also touch upon the important role of policy in the transition process and how this will also generate another layer of risks as well as opportunities.


You can download the report by clicking on the image.

Urgentem Client & Partner Reports


Urgentem is proud to have worked with the World Gold Council to explore the implications of the transition towards a Net Zero carbon economy for gold as a portfolio asset. Specifically, we sought to quantify the impact of introducing gold as a strategic investment to a global multi-asset portfolio from a climate transition perspective, while mindful of its risk and return performance too.

Click here to read the report




Urgentem is pleased to have contributed to the groundbreaking new study from My Green Lab on the carbon impact of the global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.


The study utilizes the Urgentem emissions dataset and climate analytical tools, highlighting the scale of the decarbonization challenge that the Pharma and Biotech sectors face in aligning to a 1.5°C world.

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Urgentem Insight Briefings

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Scope 3 Materiality: The Full Picture

This Insight Briefing takes a closer look at Scope 3 emissions disclosures to establish if the most important categories are being reported. Using Urgentem's 2021 carbon emissions dataset, the results from our analysis reveal a mixed picture across sectors.


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Disclosure Delight

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May 2022

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April 2021

This Insight Briefing takes a close look at Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions from a sectoral and regional/geographical perspective, highlighting variations, leaders and laggards whilst also highlighting some surprising insights. 

A particularly key positive stat to highlight is that we have observed a 40% increase in companies achieving Urgentem's top disclosure quality rating (Full and complete public disclosure covering 95% of a company's operations, with third party assurance).


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Screening for low emission portfolios. How to beat the benchmark.

This Insight Briefing outlines the results of our screening analysis across the Urgentem emissions data universe using Scope 1&2 and Scope 1,2&3 tests.  


The results will surprise many investors because they challenge many unquestioned assumptions and generalisations about sectoral emissions performance in addition to highlighting new opportunities in areas that have hitherto been overlooked. Download the full report here


November 2020

Carbon Emission Transparency: The Good News and the Bad

While there is a clear trend towards companies globally increasingly reporting some degree of emissions data (either voluntarily or via regulation), investors need to be aware of the relative completeness of the data, especially when making comparisons. All may not be as it seems! Download the full report here

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August 2020

How important are Scope 3 emissions when measuring Portfolio Impact? 

Using Urgentem's Element6™ Climate Risk Platform, our first issue of Urgentem Insights demonstrates how the inclusion of Scope 3 not only impacts the entire carbon footprint, but also reveals surprising results regarding the distribution of the impact across a portfolio. Download the full report here.

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