Founded in 2000, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is a global non-profit organization that helps companies and cities disclose their environmental impact. It aims to support thousands of companies, cities, states, and regions in managing their risks and opportunities on climate change, deforestation, and water security.
Headquartered in London, CDP Worldwide which is the Group’s holding company is registered in England and Wales. It has already created a system that resulted in a unique approach in terms of engagement on environmental issues across the globe. The world’s economy, including the largest companies, regard CDP as the main standard of environmental reporting, considering that it has the most extensive dataset on environmental action.
What Does the CDP Do?
CDP focuses on investors, companies, and cities taking the necessary action to create a sustainable economy by means of measuring and understanding their environmental impact. Their vision is to see a thriving economy that works for individuals and organizations in the long-term process.
Since 2003, CDP has started conducting an annual survey to gather details and information on greenhouse gas emissions by companies.