Graham Sustainability Institute

Peter Adriaens

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Professor of Environmental Engineering and Finance
Professor of Natural Resources and Environment
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy
  • Engineering
    • Civil and Environmental Eng.
  • Business (Ross)
  • Environment and Sustainability

Peter Adriaens focuses on clean technology R&D, new business design/growth strategies, and green finance through his Program on Financial Technology for Sustainability (ProFiTS). With innovation experience in the academic and commercial space over the last 25 years, his interests include business water risk models focused on financial risk assessment, reverse innovation strategies for new mobility strategies, and the development of indexes and investment portfolios in emerging cleantech clusters. Bridging in the commercial space, he holds executive positions in three companies. He is CEO of Equarius Risk Analytics LLC, an angel-invested equity risk data and services firm. We develop financial risk pricing strategies to financial services clients. Collaborators include NGOs such as WRI, CDP and WWF, and data/service providers such as MSCI and Bloomberg. He is co-founder and CEO of Corymbus Asse Management, a natural language processing FinTech firm targeting investment and corporate clients. Their team uses trademarked machine learning KeyStone Compact™ platforms to profile and rate companies across the business life cycle. Collaborators include business and economic development organizations, the European Investment Fund, and the P80 Foundation. He is also co-Founder and Director of the Global CleanTech Cluster Association (GCCA), a Swiss Foundation focused on building out global green economy industry clusters, leveraging 55 economic development groups in 27 countries, encompassing 10,000 companies.


UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

My work contributes directly toward solving the United Nations SDGs listed below. Learn more.

Affordable and Clean EnergyDecent Work and Economic GrowthIndustry, Innovation and InfrastructureSustainable Cities and CommunitiesClimate Action


The affiliations listed below show engagement with the Graham Sustainability Institute.

  • Education Programs
    • Dow Programs
      • Distinguished Awards
        • Seed Grantee
  • Emerging Opportunities
    • Integrated Assessments
      • International IA
  • General
    • Event Participant
      • Presenter
    • Small Grant Recipient
  • Water Center
    • Event Participant