Climate Disclosure Project

Synonyms

CDP

Definition

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an organisation based in the United Kingdom which works with shareholders and corporations to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations. As disclosure of emission related data as CDP's primary activity, the quality of the data reported to CDP is key. In 2008, it published the emissions data for 1550 of the world's largest corporations, accounting for 26% of global anthropogenic emissions.The actual value of CDP's reports for investors and NGOs is contested. Furthermore, the quality of the data on which CDP's reports are premised is questionable. (Wikipedia)