From Open Risk Manual


Attribution aims to assign some current aggregate metric or outcome to individual elements of a portfolio . Attribution might involve a methodology that explains the assigned metric on the basis of past events.


  • Assigning the contribution of trades or traders to the PnL of an entities
  • The process of assigning responsibility for GHG emissions from a specific generating unit or other system (e.g., vehicle, business unit,

corporation) among its various users of the product or service.

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