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The table below will help you navigate the main Tools relevant for financial actors. You can filter them by Tool Type, Target, Theme, Industry/Sector, or search by keywords. To ensure the full usability of this page, we recommend you to access it through your laptop and make the browser window full screen. 

wdt_ID Name Description Tool type Targets Themes Industry/Sector
1 ACT - Assessing Low Carbon Transition Assess corporates’ climate strategy against the required low-carbon transition and associated sector-specific decarbonization trajectories. Company Assessment, Target Setting Companies, Financial Institutions GHG Emissions, Target Setting Agriculture, Aluminum, Automotive, Cement, Chemical, Consumer Good, Cross-Sectoral, Glass, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Paper, Real Estate, Steel, Transport, Utility
2 Adaptation, Biodiversity and Carbon Mapping Tool (ABC-Map) Assess the environmental impact of National Policies and Plans (NDC, NAPs, etc) and investments in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector. Maps, Scenario Analysis, Target Setting Academia,Companies, Institutions Adaptation, Biodiversity, GHG Emissions Agriculture, Forestry, Land Use
3 Atlas data Offer an all-in-one approach to data management and insights in financial inclusion. Database Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Banks, Financial Institutions, Insurances Impact, Microfinance, Social Cross-Sectoral
4 Aqueduct Map water risks such as floods, droughts, and water stress, also linked to agriculture and food security. Maps, Risk Assessment Academia, Companies, Financial Institutions, Policy Makers Land Use, Water, Water Risk Agriculture, Cross-Sectoral
5 B-Impact Assessment Assess, manage, compare impact and improve a company's impact and benchmark against peers. Overall score and areas of improvements are provided. Company Assessment Asset Owners, Asset Managers, Companies, Financial Institutions Community, Environment, Governance, Impact, Social, Workforce Cross-Sectoral
6 Biodiversity Guidance Navigation tool Guided natural capital self-assessment (biodiversity-inclusive), with interactive questions and supporting resources. Guide users through a biodiversity-inclusive natural capital assessment, following the steps outlined in the Natural Capital Protocol; Fr Company Assessment Companies, Financial Institutions Biodiversity, Natural Capital Cross-Sectoral
7 Coal Companies Watchlist Assess whether coal companies have credible plans to phase out coal. Company Assessment, Knowledge, Maps Companies, Financial Institutions GHG Emissions, Climate Risk Coal, Energy, Oil & Gas
8 Carbon Tracker’s Company profiles Provide in-depth analysis on the impact of the energy transition on capital markets and the potential investment in high-cost, carbon-intensive fossil fuels. Company Assessment Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Banks, Financial Institutions, Insurances GHG Emissions, Climate Risk Coal, Energy, Oil & Gas
9 Carbon Tracker’s Country profiles Provide data, analysis and background needed to evaluate the alignment of countries’ power sectors with the Paris Agreement goals, highlighting the risk and opportunities. Country Assessment Financial Institutions, Sovereign Bonds Adaptation, GHG Emissions Energy
10 CA100+'s Net Zero Company Benchmark Focus on companies that are key to driving the global net-zero emissions transition. Assess companies among the Climate Action 100+ focus on disclosure indicators, to clarify expectations and track progress. Company Assessment Companies, Financial Institutions GHG Emissions, Reporting, Target Setting Automotive, Aviation, Cement, Chemical, Coal, Consumer Good, Cross-Sectoral, Mining, Oil & Gas, Paper, Power Generation, Services, Shipping, Steel, Utility

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