Over 13,000 companies worth over 64% of global market capitalization, disclosed data through CDP on climate change, water security and deforestation in 2021, an increase of 37% since 2020.
According to the report, nearly 1/3 of reporting cities say ability to adapt to climate change relies on government factor and 1/4 of cities say reaching emissions targets relies on external policy.
Incentivize high-impact companies to set science-based targets (SBTs) and accelerate the decarbonization of investment and lending portfolios, thereby creating a positive ambition loop between investors and companies.
CDP works to transform the way the world does business to prevent dangerous climate change and protect our natural resources. We see a world where capital is efficiently allocated to create long-term prosperity rather than short-term gain at the expense of our environment. Click here for details.
We believe that improving corporate awareness through measurement and disclosure is essential to the effective management of carbon and climate change risk. We request information on climate risks and low carbon opportunities from the world’s largest companies on behalf of 525 institutional investor signatories with a combined US$96 trillion in assets.
CDP's water program motivates companies to disclose and reduce their environmental impacts by using the power of investors and customers. The data CDP collects helps influential decision makers to reduce risk, capitalize on opportunities and drive action towards a more sustainable world.