Guidance on responding
Climate Change Reporting Guidance 2016
This explains each question in detail and includes what information to provide, the required format, and where to find tools or further information to construct your answer.
Changes Document for 2016
An outline of major changes in the climate change questionnaire, scoring, and guidance.
Climate Change Drafting Document (zip).
This document is solely for the purpose of drafting a response to CDP's 2016 climate change questionnaire. Your final response to CDP must be entered via the CDP Online Response System (ORS).
Forthcoming February 2016:
Using CDP's Online Response System (ORS)
How to activate, log in, and use the ORS, including common problems and solutions.
Watch a recorded webinar on using the ORS
RE100 Campaign Reporting Guidance
Information for companies reporting to the RE100 campaign.
Company Guidance on Carbon Action
Information for companies requested to respond to CDP's Carbon Action initiative.
Climate Change Reporting Roadmap
A guide to help responders to move from a basic response towards complete disclosure.
Guidance for First Time Responders
A document to help new responders submit information to CDP.
CDP Amendments Policy
Please check your response before submitting. Read this page if you need to amend your respond after you have submitted
CDP climate change guidance 2015 (for reference only)
2015 Scoring information (to be updated February 2016)
Scoring methodology 2015
Question-level information on disclosure and performance scoring methodology for the Climate Change questionnaire.
Introduction to Climate Change Scoring
How to use the Scoring Methodology
CDP Scoring: the decision making process
Explanation of the score feedback categories
Scoring Appeal Policy
Amendments Rescore Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy
CDP works with RepRisk to verify ESG risk data for the leadership indices
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There are currently no upcoming live webinars.
Recorded guidance webinars
How to calculate your greenhouse gas emissions | Download notes
How to set a carbon reduction target | Download notes
Introduction to Climate Change Disclosure Webinar | Download notes
Constructing Your Response Webinar | Download notes
Explaining the Terminology Webinar | Download notes
Risks and Opportunities Webinar | Download notes
Accounting, Boundaries and Scopes Webinar | Download notes