Improve your 2021 CDP performance


Everything you need to know about improving your 2021 CDP disclosure in one place

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What's CDP?

The CDP (formerly the "Carbon Disclosure Project") global disclosure system enables companies, cities, states and regions to measure and manage environmental impacts. This information is particularly significant for companies because institutional investors use disclosed data to inform their decision making, while big corporations take the information into account to analyse and engage with their supply chain.

Whether you're just starting out on your disclosure journey and want to use CDP's reporting framework to elevate your sustainability strategy, or you're a seasoned CDP reporting organisation looking to make the "A-list", South Pole's experts can help raise your organisation's climate change, forest or water security score.

As well as being one of CDP's gold climate change consultancy partners, we've also been delivering climate solutions since 2006. As an organisation recognised for its CDP and sustainability expertise, we'll provide you with the best access to specialist webinars, insightful briefings and our global consulting team.

"We are delighted that South Pole have renewed their partnership with us to become a CDP global gold accredited climate change consultancy partner. With their expertise in providing innovative solutions to mitigate climate risk and achieve climate goals, we are confident that their services will be of great value to companies responding to CDP."

- Paul Robins, CDP's Global Head of Partnerships.

How can we help?

Understand the score

South Pole's gap analysis examines your previous year's questionnaire to identify main response gaps in comparison to the most recent CDP scoring methodology and guidance. If you did not submit a response we can assess together where your gaps might be.

Complete the questionnaire

South Pole prepares a draft version of the full CDP carbon, water or land questionnaire for your review.

Simulate your score

We score your 2021 CDP questionnaire by applying the 2021 CDP scoring methodology to estimate the potential final score. A scoring simulation is recommended to understand at question level where your company could be losing most of its points.

Register for our upcoming webinar

Whether you're just starting out on your climate action journey, or looking to improve your existing CDP score, South Pole's global experts are here to bring you their latest climate expertise at our upcoming webinar - "CDP disclosure – everything you need to know in 2021".

Where to start?

Grab our CDP toolkit here, where we provide you:

  1. Clear timeline aligned with deadlines beyond receiving your CDP score
  2. Expert blogs on how to boost your performance and how to engage stakeholders
  3. Access to our exclusive CDP webinar recording and summary
  4. Opportunity to have an individual chat with our regional experts about your CDP disclosure

What our clients say

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Thierry Corti

Head sustainability risk management

Swiss Re

SwissRe improved their score from a C to an A-

"Our vision for a better tomorrow is to make the world more resilient. We contribute to this future by enabling sustainable progress. Swiss Re discloses information on our sustainability activities in our Sustainability Report and using frameworks as the TCFD or CDP, to be accountable to our stakeholders. South Pole's support on the CDP questionnaire, specifically the "score simulation", "gap analysis" and "questionnaire support" has been helpful for understanding where we are now and how we can further improve our climate-related reporting, and increase transparency."

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Sara Bischof

Leiterin Betriebsökologie und Umweltmanagement

Swiss Life AG

SwissLife improved their score from a C to a B-

"Swiss Life views corporate responsibility as an integral part of its corporate management. We aim to act sustainably and responsibly in our fields of activity. CDP reporting is important to achieve this goal because in order to enable change, we must first really understand our current challenges. That is why we feel inspired to continuously improve our CDP scores. South Pole's “score simulation" support has been helpful for understanding where we are now and how we can further improve through concrete actions."

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