Today we are thrilled to announce the launch of our collaboration with Mercer. The collaboration enables Mercer to provide its institutional investors worldwide with rigorous climate scenario capabilities, to investigate their investment risks and opportunities.
Together with Cambridge Econometrics, Ortec Finance focuses on delivering advanced climate change scenario research, data and expertise. Mercer in turn combines this with its industry leading investment consulting expertise and broader climate strategy support for their end customers.
Ton van Welie, CEO of Ortec Finance comments: “For us, this collaboration is a formidable recognition of the credibility of what we – Ortec Finance and Cambridge Econometrics – deliver to all our existing clients around the world. Collaborating with Mercer’s experts will further our reach, accelerate our innovations and enable our mission of setting the global standard in the area of quantified climate and ESG research and analytics while maintaining our independence.”
In practice, the climate scenario analysis methodology developed by Ortec Finance and Cambridge Econometrics provides both short- and long-range projections for asset owners and managers.
Providing investors with a basis upon which to make their portfolios robust ahead of future challenges. These climate scenario datasets are integrated into Mercer’s capital market assumptions – including its risk and asset allocation advice, funding calculations and discretionary fund management. Mercer’s defined benefit scheme trustee clients will receive high-level scenario analysis with their actuarial advice. Read the full Mercer press release via the button below.