Q1 Why was CLIMPACT created originaly?
CLIMPACT main purpose was to offer a simple and operational solution converting the complexity of weather data into a useful information to be used be company decision makers with the objective to gain competitiveness.
Q2 What is Climate Business Intelligence?
Climate Business Intelligence gives organizations a predictive view of business operations to assist companies or local authorities to better manage challenges associated with climate fluctuations which impact their activities.
Q3 What is Weather Competitiveness?
Weather Competitiveness helps companies manage more efficiently the impact that weather fluctuations have on their business activities. It represents a new performance lever for all of the company's departments: administration and finance, marketing, sales, supply chain and human resources.
Weather Competitiveness makes it possible to improve competitiveness and performance by understanding, measuring and anticipating the impact these fluctuations have on business activities.
Q4 Who can benefit from the deployment of Weather Competitiveness Solution?
For a dedicated product line, all departments of the organization can improve their competitiveness through out the product lifecycle:
- Before the season for example, Product and Strategy Marketing can anticipate demand trends by forecasting weather scenarios and adapting their product line to respond to the weather driven demand
- During the season, Purchasing department can optimize sourcing by integrating into his decision process the risk associated to climate and weather fluctuations that his suppliers are facing
- End of the season, Finance Controller can measure the real performance of a product, product line or department by isolating the weather signal from the overall performance
Q5 What does Weather-sensitivity mean?
Weather sensitivity measures a business activity’s dependence on weather variations. The sensitivity varies for each product or reference and for each geographic location. Based on a patented technology relying on the downscaling of climate information, this weather sensitivity criteria offers a very fine level of granularity of the information.
Q6 What makes CLIMPACT ahead from its competition?
CLIMPACT is the European leader in Climate Business Intelligence and is the unique company around the world to deliver weather and climate competitiveness services. We rely on our technology and our unique competence and expertise on the market: a patented technology on the benchmark of climate information, the data analysis and a fine tuned data models -down to the finest granularity-, the scientific recognition from IPSL, a prestigious and satisfy customer installed base (with 100% contract renewal in 2009). CLIMPACT solution is easy to use, fast to deploy -in less than 6 weeks- with a quick ROI within 6 months.