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non-governmental organisation

CDP Europe

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CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. The world’s economy looks to CDP as the gold standard of environmental reporting with the richest and most comprehensive dataset on corporate and city action.

In 2021 we launched our new five-year strategy: Accelerating the Rate of Change - find out more here.

Our vision and mission

We want to see a thriving economy that works for people and planet in the long term. We focus investors, companies, cities and governments on building a sustainable economy by measuring and acting on their environmental impact.

Our values

  1. We default to transparency
  2. We place accountability at our heart
  3. We learn and improve
  4. We succeed together

The challenge

We must act urgently to prevent dangerous climate change and environmental damage. That starts by being aware of our impact so that investors, companies, cities and governments can make the right choices now.

In 2020, we celebrated our CDP’s 20th anniversary - watch our story now.

How we are governed

In Europe, CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH is a charitable limited liability company headquartered in Berlin, Germany, registered on the EU Transparency Register since 2012. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of CDP Europe AISBL, a charity based in Brussels, Belgium (together: “CDP Europe”).

CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH’s income in the year ending 31 March 2020 (2019/20) was €3,14 million and came from the following sources. View the full overview of our income, expenditure and funders in the financial year 2019-20.

CDP Europe has an operating subsidiary, CDP Europe – Services GmbH, which operates service-based activities to support the charity's activities.

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Carbon Disclosure Project

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