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Climate Excellence

Keeping an eye on climate change: Scenario analysis software for companies

Know how climate risks and opportunities could impact your portfolio with just a few clicks

Climate change poses financial risks and opportunities for business and enterprises. Current business models and their strategic resilience face significant challenges from climate change. Although climate change impacts can alter the risk-return profile of financial assets, there is often still too much opacity and uncertainty about their potential impacts and drivers. However, it is precisely this transparency that regulators such as the European Central Bank (ECB), the UK Financial Services Authority (PRA) or the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and other regulators such as the EU Commission are demanding.


Our solution

PwC's Climate Excellence climate scenario analysis software (climate risk assessment tool) enables you to quickly and easily identify climate change opportunities and risks in your portfolios and understand how they might play out over time at the sector, subsector, regional, technology and company levels. Select different climate scenarios along the Paris Climate Agreement and gain not only an impression of the risk drivers, but also an understanding of potential climate impacts and opportunities. At the same time, you create the basis for your transparent climate reporting, which is always "up-to-date" and complies with current reporting standards.


Visualize climate impacts on revenue and profit

Climate Excellence shows you the effects on your portfolio in the form of changes in EBITDA or revenue in various visualization options.

  • Heatmaps show the key risks and opportunities for your portfolios based on companies, sectors and regions - across time and scenarios. 
  • Single asset benchmarks or single asset risk drivers are further visualization options at company level.
Individual analysis that goes beyond the CO2 price

Get an overview of underlying technological changes, demand and price changes, and various regulatory measures per scenario for the individual area of interest.

Three different scenario options to choose from

Choose from three different climate scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and discover the different impacts of each scenario on your portfolio:

  • 2.7 degree Celsius Reference Technology Scenario (RTS).
  • 2 degree Celsius scenario (2DS)
  • below 2 degree Celsius scenario (B2DS)

Use the detailed descriptions of the scenarios and risk drivers to further understand the results of the risk analysis.


Comprehensive coverage

Analysis of up to 40,000 listed securities in over 50 countries based on many financial parameters.

Broad data base

Validated data bases on investment structures, technology optimization options, efficiency gains, and asset, technology, and energy costs.


Analysis of transition and physical risks scenarios

Choice between 3 transition and 3 physical scenarios according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), which are continuously being refreshed and expanded

Your added value

Get an overview of climate-related risks and opportunities in your portfolio: For companies, technologies, countries and sectors.

verified_userSeven years of market testing - also in the real economy

The method was originally conceived by The CO-Firm and developed together with experts from the financial industry.

languageRapid integration into existing processes

Climate Excellence supports portfolio management, asset selection and adequate risk assessment and management.


playlist_add_checkComply with regulatory requirements automatically

With Climate Excellence, you can create climate reporting at the push of a button based on several relevant recommendations and guidelines, such as the TCFD, the PRI, the CDP, the EU Guidelines on non-financial reporting and the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance.

thumb_upSupports a long-term sustainability strategy

Climate Excellence helps you to design and implement an enterprise-wide sustainability strategy for your company.

bookmarkPwC expert knowledge at the touch of a button

PwC experts draw their knowledge from renowned studies and their own experience from working across countries and studies in many different sectors. We are always available to answer your questions. 

cloudSAP-SAAS partnership, ready for immediate launch

Experience the streamlined user interface experience of our strong technology and data partnership. Climate Excellence is a fast, scalable SaaS solution based on SCP and SAC with the possibility of additional modules being developed in a timely manner.

Dr. Nicole Röttmer

Climate Excellence creates transparency in order to understand complex climate-related market dynamics and their effects. This is the basis for actively managing the material risks of climate change along clearly identifiable risk drivers.

Dr. Nicole Röttmer, Partner and Climate Leader at PwC Germany

Minimum input, maximum output

Our software-as-a-service solution requires only a minimum of information: Company and portfolio name, ISIN and portfolio weighting. Once you upload your portfolio, Climate Excellence analyzes the climate-related risks and opportunities of your securities in EBITDA and Sales. The analysis also includes physical assets with location and technology specific climate impacts. This allows you to make informed decisions for your climate strategy based on climate scenarios and to manage risk proactively.

Relevant for companies in all industries and sectors

Climate change will affect every company sooner or later - regardless of industry. The Climate Excellence tool is already equally suitable for the financial and real economy. Currently available on the market are the modules for asset managers and asset, banks and real estate. In a rapid release rhythm, further modules for physical risks, a module for insurers, for private equity and for entire countries will follow shortly. This way we can cover your company in detail.  


Climate Excellence
from € 9,000

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution

Making companies fit for climate change

Our offer is directed exclusively to business customers. Therefore, please enter your business email address to receive further information, an offer or a demo of Climate Excellence. We will contact you as soon as possible.

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