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KPMG, BNP Paribas, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance and analytics provider Ortec Finance have become founding members of upcoming open source data platform OS-Climate.
The platform, still under development, will host climate datasets and analytics identified as the most material for financial institutions, and will be available for use by the wider market at no additional cost.
The announcement is a big coup for OS-Climate, which is one of the first non-profit initiatives to pioneer the open source model in the climate data space. While the platform does not yet have an official launch date, it has already attracted diverse cross-industry members including Allianz, S&P Global, Goldman Sachs, Federated Hermes, Microsoft and Amazon.
It has also received backing f…