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Bridging the sustainable finance regulatory gap, leveraging AI to accelerate the allocation of capital to truly green projects.

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Tomas van der Heijden

CEO at Briink

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Briink's mission is to mobilize 1 trillion in assets under management into truly green projects by 2030. Briink simplifies sustainable finance reporting, helping drive ESG data transparency and accelerating the allocation of finance to the companies that will really allow us to fight climate change.

As part of the EU’s net zero plans, policymakers have launched aggressive new sustainable finance regulatory frameworks, including the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), EU Taxonomy, and Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, to combat greenwashing and incentivize companies into accelerating their sustainability transitions. However, financial institutions and corporations alike are stuck in a confusing and expensive regulatory limbo, leading to a lack of effective implementation, a scarcity of transparent ESG data, and capital being allocated to the wrong assets. 

Briink’s AI/ML technology seeks to solve this misalignment by offering services that automate SFDR and taxonomy analysis, reducing the burden on financial institutions and corporations. Our features can be integrated via APIs to extract taxonomy relevant data from different datasets and reporting systems in a secure, privacy-respecting manner. Our platform has three primary features: taxonomy eligibility screening, taxonomy portfolio alignment assessments, and data visualization of portfolio assets. This allows financial institutions and corporations to assess baseline inclusion with the SDRD and taxonomy quickly, and supports more in-depth alignment analysis for individual companies and complete portfolios, simplifying the documentation collection and review process.

Notable Achievements

  • Global Top 100 AI Solution for SDGs - International Research Centre of Artificial Intelligence (UNESCO)
  • Helping some of Germany's largest manufacturing companies accelerate the amount of turnover and CAPEX allocated to green areas
  • Working with some of the EU and UK's largest private equity funds to combat greenwashing and increase ESG data transparency

Currently Operating in Two Regions

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