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Ambiental Risk Analytics, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, is a global specialist in environmental hazard intelligence, predictive analytics, and risk management.

Ambiental provides flood mapping and flood forecasting systems using modelling techniques which predict the location and severity of flooding.

The solutions from Ambiental support better decision-making around flood and climate risk management and are used for preventing damage, and protecting people, property, and assets. It is Ambiental’s belief that all people, property and capital should be resilient to flooding and climate change risks. Royal HaskoningDHV, has almost 140 years of worldwide experience in the field of Industry & Buildings, Aviation, Transport & Planning and Water & Maritime. Designing, building and maintaining sustainable solutions to improve people’s lives and business processes.

The company specialises in natural perils modelling, climate change analytics and property exposure insights. Having geocoded addresses is crucial for an accurate assessment of physical risks to individual properties. An OS partner since 2014, Ambiental has significant experience and expertise with many OS products, namely the AddressBase product family, from data licensing to the data itself.

How they can help you

Ambiental’s own purpose-built, high-precision data, FloodScore™, incorporates the latest OS data including all version of AddressBase from Premium to AddressBase Core. We offer different licence structures, ranging from full corporate licences, to limited user licences and transactional pricing.

FloodScore can be accessed as a full or partial database or via API or online portal. Ambiental incorporate all relevant data updates into its solution. Ambiental also works with OS MasterMap data to deliver enhanced geospatial information to its customers. This includes features such as property extents and distance to key geographical points, locations, and features. OS mapping data is also at the heart of Ambiental’s modelling processes and provides crucial insights into land-based features to inform certain hazard modelling parameters.

Ambiental works with customers in a diverse range of industries including insurance, banking, government, utilities, land and property, and supply chain and logistics.

Impact

 

"It’s detrimental if we get flood data wrong and the models we had, prevented us from insuring high-risk flood businesses and properties. We are now moving to Ambiental’s full property level data which gives us more value and greater insight into this complex risk."
Company Director, UK insurer providing general insurance cover wanting to enter the UK flood insurance market
"Being able to analyse future flood scenarios is hugely beneficial for us, so we can determine the impact of climate change on our gas network and the services we deliver to our customers."
Oliver Lancaster, Future of Energy Project Manager, Wales & West Utilities
"We have been really impressed with the tools. The quality of the mapping and modelling work has been fantastic."
James Airton, United Utilities

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Case studies:

Zurich UK, one of the world’s largest insurance groups, is using Ambiental’s FloodScore data for managing portfolio level risk and to implement flood underwriting strategies. Read the full story.

Azur is a Managing General Agent (MGA) in partnership with AIG and a technology company, providing UK brokers with insurance solutions for high net worth individuals. Ambiental helped Azur improve the quality of their previously inherited property-level flood risk data and the granularity of our data has opened up new opportunities for the company. Read the full story.

Read more about how Ambiental Risk Analytics has helped customers.