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CDP invites applications for a limited number of consultancy partners within each of the countries in which CDP operates. CDP consultancy partners demonstrate a commitment to working with CDP to encourage high quality disclosure of climate change related data from global corporations.

Partners are required to meet certain criteria before becoming a CDP partner including supplying good references from CDP responding companies.

Gold Partners

First Carbon SolutionsFirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) has scored 15,600+ CDP responses since 2011 and is an expert in both the scoring methodology and in building streamlined corporate sustainability systems using their state-of-the-art software and BPO* services. Paired with their consultancy services, FCS covers all your climate management needs. Better climate management means better scores on your CDP response, plus cost savings, business innovation, improved efficiency, lower emissions and, as a result, better relationships with customers, investors and other stakeholders. Every one of FCS’ CDP clients has seen improved CDP performance from year to year, with average score increases being about 30%.

Download resources for improving your performance and systems.

*BPO = Business Process Outsourcing Drive efficiency and reduce costs by outsourcing specific business functions to get out of spreadsheets and into saving resources like fuel, energy, manpower and, of course, money. Contact FCS today to learn how to take advantage of your BPO opportunities.

For more information, please contact:
Michele Carchman, Director, Sustainability | mcarchman@fcs-intl.com
Alicia Godlove, Project Manager, ESG | agodlove@fcs-intl.com

 

Silver partners

 

 Austria

 

The Blue Minds CompanyThe Blue Minds Company offers a broad range of consulting services focusing on all challenges of the energy transition. Our clients benefit from our extensive specialist knowledge in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency, many years of industry experience, our expertise in carbon management and our broad local and international network. We develop business models in order to establish innovative energy efficiency solutions and support corporations in complying with requirements adopted by current and future EU- regulations. All our projects are guided by the principle of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Our subsidiary based in Tel Aviv specializes in the development of software in the field of digital energy services.

For our clients responding to CDP information requests, we offer response checks, carbon disclosure performance analysis and recommendations for improvement.

Find out more about The Blue Minds Company or visit their website.

For more information please contact: 
Tamar Ehlers, Consultant |
tamar.ehlers@blueminds-company.com
Florian Hirschbichler, Consultant |
florian.hirschbichler@blueminds-company.com

 

 

Swiss ClimateSwiss Climate with its headquarters in Bern (Switzerland), is a leading provider of carbon management and sustainability services. Our expertise includes developing comprehensive climate strategies, establishing high quality carbon footprints according to international standards (GHG Protocol, ISO 14064), planning and implementing carbon reduction measures, developing carbon offset projects and communications and marketing. Within sustainability management, our focus is on facilitating company reporting to CDP.

Our customers include a wide range of businesses throughout Switzerland, Austria and Germany.

  • CDP response check;
  • Consultancy in the responding process; and
  • Tailored services to further develop your carbon management.

Find out more about Swiss Climate.

For more information please contact: 
Othmar Hug, CEO |
othmar.hug@swissclimate.ch
Patrizia Imhof, Project Manager |
patrizia.imhof@swissclimate.ch

 

 

 Benelux region

 

CO2logicCO2logic is an international & independent climate advisory organization. CO2logic specializes in calculating, reducing and offsetting CO2 emissions. CO2logic supports you in your transition to a low carbon & added value economy.

Today many organizations use CO2logic’s services to help them reduce their climate impact and their energy costs while giving them significant competitive advantages. CO2logic brings credibility to Corporate Responsibility claims through high quality advisory services. CO2logic also supports & develops climate projects in developing countries with local NGOs in order to offset clients’ & partners’ incompressible carbon footprint. The CO2 Neutral label ensures that organizations take responsibility for the remaining emissions and climate impact: www.co2-neutral-label.org.

Learn about CO2logic’s four step approach to carbon neutrality.

For more information please contact:
Antoine Geerinckx, managing partner | E: antoine@co2logic.com

Jan Janssen, project director | E: jan@co2logic.com  

 

 

 Brazil

 

Schneider Electric Plantar Carbon Ltda. is a consultancy firm on climate change and sustainability, building upon innovative experiences since 1999, when we developed the first CDM project activity in Brazil within the Plantar Group. Throughout its lifetime, Plantar Carbon has been working with leading clients in several sectors, including forestry & agriculture, industry, energy and other scopes. We provide a wide range of high quality services on climate change, encompassing specific activities, such as GHG inventories, advisory on corporate reporting, as well as customized products, such as mitigation and adaptation strategies, capacity building programs, carbon market projects and the valuation of climate assets under national and international frameworks.

Learn more about Plantar Carbon services.

For more information, please contact:
Fábio Marques, Director | E fabio.marques@plantarcarbon.com.br
Rodrigo Ferreira, Project Coordinator | E: rodrigo.ferreira@plantarcarbon.com.br

 

Schneider Electric Schneider Electric, provides sustainability guidance, support and assistance to some of the world's best known companies. Our ability to deliver the strategy, technology, and implementation services needed to drive successful sustainability programs truly sets us apart and provides a proven formula for success. As a global specialist in sustainability and energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric recommends and implements economically and environmentally viable solutions for customers across a multitude of industries. Our international reach allows us to manage programs for clients across more than 300,000 sites representing more than $30 billion in carbon and energy spend with a consistent focus on clients’ bottom line results.

Learn more about Schneider Electric's sustainability services.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Fraser, Global Vice President, Sustainability Services | mike.fraser@ems.schneider-electric.com
John Hoekstra, Director, Sustainability | john.hoekstra@ems.schneider-electric.com

 

 

 Canada

 

WSPAs a consultancy partner to CDP’s Climate Change, Water, and Cities programs, we support all aspects of the CDP process, including compiling inventory data, developing strategy, policy, and governance programs, setting goals and targets, assessing risk and opportunity, and responding to CDP’s annual questionnaires. In 2015, we provided CDP or related support to over two dozen companies listed on CDP’s leadership indices.

WSP is a leading professional services consulting firm working to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment. Our Sustainability and Energy team helps clients navigate the sustainability landscape and build more resilient organizations that thrive in a changing world. Visit us at wspgroup.ca/sustainability. WSP is part of WSP Global Inc.

Emily Partington, Project Director, Sustainability & Energy | Emily.Partington@wspgroup.com

 

 

 France

 

institutrseEcoAct works with multinationals, institutions and the public sector to implement carbon strategies, CSR policies and eco-innovation approaches.

Awarded "Worldwide Best Advisory Service" by Environmental Finance in 2015, EcoAct imagines, develops and manages creative solutions to transform societal and environmental issues into performance levers for our clients.

Recognised as one of the world’s leading experts in this area, EcoAct provides consulting services and support to climate change economy pioneers in order to reinforce their competitiveness.

Learn more about EcoAct.

For more information please contact:
William Theisen | Business Development Director | E: william.theisen@eco-act.com
Arnaud Dore | Head of Operational Department | E: arnaud.dore@eco-act.com

  

 

 Germany

 

The CO-FirmThe CO-Firm GmbH is a boutique consultancy focussing on the business case behind the energy, carbon and, generally, climate change transformation. Assessing the risks and, even more so, the opportunities arising for our national and international manufacturing, utilities and financial services clients is our main area of expertise. Our team is made up of highly qualified management consultants with profound, in-depth knowledge of economics, engineering, energy, mathematics and environmental sciences. Among others, we support investors in assessing their risk and opportunities from equity investments individually and in venues such as UNEP FI and the Investment Leaders Group.

Services we provide comprise:

  • National/ international climate and energy strategies (organizational, financially, technologically)
  • Carbon and energy performance benchmarking - plant, process and machine benchmarking; development of KPI systems; outside-in assessments of plants
  • 2° C pathways and whether, how and at what cost they can be realized, incl. the related (multi-stakeholder) optimization of the value chain
  • Reporting/ validating carbon and environmental data for our clients (both, legally required as well as voluntary reporting)
  • Regulatory energy and carbon risk monitoring across geographies

We support corporations reporting to CDP with Response Checks.

www.co-firm.com

For more information please contact: 
Dr. Nicole Röttmer | Managing Director |
cdp@co-firm.com
Joachim Schwerdt |  Senior Consultant |
cdp@co-firm.com

 

DFGEDFGE – Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy was founded in 1999 as a spin-off of Technical University Munich. As an established carbon footprint expert, DFGE provides answers to questions in relation to environmental sustainability, international standardization and climate protection. DFGE services range from consultancy and carbon accounting to CSR communications with the goal to establish sustainability intelligence within corporations. Customers rely on DFGE because of its experience, its methodology based on international standards and its software solution Frida when it comes to executing global and local sustainability assessments.

DFGE supports corporations participating in CDP from data collection to submission of answers to CDP - as well as CDP Response Checks.

Learn more about DFGE.

For more information please contact: 
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Fleissner | Managing Director |
fleissner@dfge.de
Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Berger | Business Development |
berger@dfge.de

 

 

 Nordic region

 

CO2CO2focus is a leading provider of carbon management services in the Nordic region through their team of highly experienced people. They provide their customers with carbon footprint services, life cycle assessments, offsets both for the voluntary and mandatory market and strategies towards a low carbon economy. Since 2008, they have encouraged and helped clients reporting to CDP, with an exceptional track record. Their web application CEMAsys meets organization’s energy and climate reporting requirements. The system offers a unique and logical user interface with a stepwise approach towards a complete energy and carbon footprint status for your organization.

For more information, please contact:
Frithjof Grønlien, Senior Advisor | E: frithjof@co2focus.com
Kjetil Selmer Olsen, Senior Advisor | E: kjetil@co2focus.com

 

 

 South Africa

 

 InciteIncite Sustainability is a leading South African consultancy and advocacy organisation that seeks to assist companies do better by making sustainability part of their core business. Incite's highly networked and experienced consultancy team works with influential public and private sector clients on sustainability strategy, reporting, stakeholder engagement and communications. Their advocacy activities are driven by an extensive global partnership network. Incite was responsible for bringing the CDP to South Africa in 2006 in partnership with the National Business Initiative (NBI). Incite undertakes the analysis for the annual CDP reports for South Africa.

Incite Sustainability are not participating in Response Check.

 

 Switzerland

 

myclimate logoDetecon is a leading management consulting company, combining classic management consulting with outstanding technological know-how. Among other areas of expertise, Detecon has evolved as a trusted partner in the field of sustainability. For instance, we have helped clients to manage and reduce their energy costs, CO2-emissions and environmental footprint. In 2014, the management magazine "brand eins" has rated Detecon amongst the best consulting firms in the field of sustainability consulting.

Our areas of expertise:

  • Climate & Energy Management
  • Responsible Supply Chain
  • Sustainability Performance Management & Reporting

Learn more about Detecon.

For more information please contact:
Prof. Dr. Dirk Schäfer | Managing Partner & Head Sustainability Management | E: dirk.schaefer@detecon.com

Philip Maas | Consultant Sustainability Management | E: Philip.Maas@detecon.com

 

 

Swiss ClimateSwiss Climate with its headquarters in Bern (Switzerland), is a leading provider of carbon management and sustainability services. Our expertise includes developing comprehensive climate strategies, establishing high quality carbon footprints according to international standards (GHG Protocol, ISO 14064), planning and implementing carbon reduction measures, developing carbon offset projects and communications and marketing. Within sustainability management, our focus is on facilitating company reporting to CDP.

Our customers include a wide range of businesses throughout Switzerland, Austria and Germany.

  • CDP response check;
  • Consultancy in the responding process; and
  • Tailored services to further develop your carbon management.

Find out more about Swiss Climate.

For more information please contact: 
Othmar Hug, CEO |
othmar.hug@swissclimate.ch
Patrizia Imhof, Project Manager |
patrizia.imhof@swissclimate.ch

 

 

 UK

 

CarbonCarbon Clear has provided CDP support to companies including AstraZeneca, Virgin Atlantic and Sainsbury’s. Our work helps our clients create a comprehensive and robust submission representative of their approach to carbon management and sustainability. Carbon Clear has a proven track record of helping organisations improve their business performance by effectively managing and reducing their carbon and energy emissions. Carbon Clear offer an extensive range of carbon, energy and sustainability management services, from the first steps of measuring your impact through to the development of reduction and communication strategies, and implementing a strategic sustainability programme.

Carbon Clear are members of Business in the Community. We have an excellent customer satisfaction rating from our clients as well as achieving a Net Promoter Score of +65%.

Find out how Carbon Clear helped Virgin Atlantic

Read Carbon Clear's brochure »

For more information please contact:
Stuart Lemmon, Director: 0203 589 9444 or slemmon@carbon-clear.com

 

 

CarbonCarbon Credentials is one of the UK’s leading independent energy performance and carbon compliance consultancies. They:

  • optimise energy performance in buildings
  • reduce carbon compliance and reporting risks

Through their insightful data-driven approach, they help their clients to achieve compliance with their corporate carbon reduction commitments, and move beyond this to measurable and sustainable performance improvement.

Their people approach every challenge with Integrity, Curiosity and Excellence – their ‘ICE’ values. Major clients include Royal Mail Group, PwC, The Crown Estate, and Hermes Real Estate.

Find out why international construction services company ISG appointed Carbon Credentials to conduct a third-party verification of its inaugural global emissions disclosure.

Carbon Credentials' CDP services »

For more information, please contact:
Scarlett Benson, Consultant | E: scarlett.benson@carboncredentials.com
Naomi Baker, Business Development Executive | E: naomi.baker@carboncredentials.com

 

 

 

Corporate CitizenshipCorporate Citizenship is a global business consultancy specialising in sustainability and corporate responsibility. The team uses expert insight and a simplified approach to sustainability to deliver growth and long-term value for business and society. With teams in London, New York, San Francisco, Santiago and Singapore we work with clients on both a local and global level, to achieve their commitments to responsible business behaviours and sustainable practices. We advise on a number of areas including strategy, community, engagement, environment, supply chain, socio-economic impacts, reporting and assurance.

Corporate Citizenship publishes daily news and analysis on responsible and sustainable business via Corporate Citizenship Briefing, whilst also managing the LBG network - a network of companies using the LBG model to measure corporate community investment.

Read about how Corporate Citizenship can help you with your CDP response

Find out how Corporate Citizenship helped the Go Ahead Group

For more information, please contact:
Kathryn Thomas, Consultant | T: +44 (0)20 7861 1616 | E:
kathryn.thomas@corporate-citizenship.com
Charlie Ashford, Consultant | E: charlie.ashford@corporate-citizenship.com

 

 

IMSIMS Consulting specialises in providing guidance to clients on improving their sustainability performance. This includes the development of sustainability strategies, communicating those strategies intelligently and effective engagement with their stakeholders. With carbon management and reporting becoming increasingly critical business drivers, IMS Consulting is helping organisations to understand their position and report it openly and transparently. One approach to this is working with clients in the UK and Europe on their CDP submissions, helping to improve the clarity of response to the CDP questionnaire. This is where IMS Consulting can add value to submissions, as demonstrated by its track record of improving the CDP performance of its clients.

Read about how IMS Consulting can help you with your CDP submissions

For more information on how IMS Consulting can help you with your carbon reporting, please contact:
Graham Sprigg | Chief Executive | graham.sprigg@imsplc.com
Vittoria Caselgrandi | Sustainability Specialist | vittoria.caselgrandi@imsplc.com.

 

 

VercoVerco is an award winning advisory company that specialises in energy, sustainability, resource management and software development. Verco has a 27-year track record providing an end-to-end service from corporate strategy to project implementation. We offer a wide range of services tailored to business needs.

Policy and strategy: Delivering best-in-sector research and strategy development for government policy makers and major corporates. Verco provides environmental risk and opportunity management supported by compliance and reporting services to clients, including 30 listed companies with a market capitalisation of more than £250bn.

Energy and resource management: Our highly skilled engineers provide cutting edge sustainability solutions to clients generating 10-30% in utility cost savings every year. Verco offers a comprehensive online resource management and reporting software platform ‘Carbon Desktop’ that supports reduced energy costs, carbon liability and asset management, and improved reporting.

Find out more about Verco’s services.

For more information, please contact:
Max Goodman, Senior Consultant | E: max.goodman@vercoglobal.com
Dave Worthington, Managing Director | E:dave.worthington@vercoglobal.com

 

 

 

 USA

 

Gold Partners

First Carbon Solutions FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) has scored 11,000+ CDP responses since 2011 and is an expert in both the scoring methodology and in building streamlined corporate sustainability systems using their state-of-the-art software and BPO* services. Paired with their consultancy services, FCS covers all your climate management needs. Better climate management means better scores on your CDP response, plus cost savings, business innovation, improved efficiency, lower emissions and, as a result, better relationships with customers, investors and other stakeholders. Every one of FCS’ CDP clients has seen improved CDP performance from year to year, with average score increases being about 30%.

Download resources for improving your performance and systems.

*BPO = Business Process Outsourcing Drive efficiency and reduce costs by outsourcing specific business functions to get out of spreadsheets and into saving resources like fuel, energy, manpower and, of course, money. Contact FCS today to learn how to take advantage of your BPO opportunities.

For more information, please contact:
Michele Carchman, Director, Sustainability | mcarchman@fcs-intl.com
Alicia Godlove, Project Manager, ESG | agodlove@fcs-intl.com

  

Silver Partners

 

AlturaAltura is a leading provider of energy and environmental performance services.  Their team of engineers is specialized in helping clients develop and execute strategic corporate sustainability programs. Expertise in building energy efficiency enables them to drive energy, water, waste, greenhouse gas, and other environmental performance improvements across client organizations in all industries. As a result, their clients are well positioned to provide strong external reporting to organizations like CDP and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and other sustainability reporting platforms. Altura’s suite of services include:

  • Energy and Environmental Strategy Development & Implementation;
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG Inventories and Verification Support;
  • CDP, GRI, and other sustainability reporting platforms;
  • Energy Audits and Building Portfolio Analysis; and
  • Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning.

Learn more about Altura's services.

For more information, please contact:
Ryan Gaylord, Principal | rgaylord@alturaassociates.com

 

 

AnthesisAnthesis Anthesis is a global specialist consultancy which believes that commercial success and sustainability go hand in hand. We offer financially driven sustainability strategy, underpinned by technical experience and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big consultancies with the deep expertise of the boutiques. We take our name from the Greek word “anthesis”, the stage of a plant’s lifecycle when it is most productive. Sustainability is now at that exciting stage of flourishing; it has grown up and grown into the mainstream, and now its time to act. Anthesis has clients across industry sectors, from corporate multinationals like Coca-Cola, Tesco, Ecolab and Reckitt Benckiser to world class events like London 2012, 34th America’s Cup. The company brings together expertise from countries around the world with offices in the US, the UK, Germany, the Middle East, China and the Philippines. It has a track record of pioneering new approaches to sustainability and has won numerous awards across our 5 primary service lines: strategy & communications, operations & EHS, product & supply chain, sustainable chemistry, and software & systems..

Find out more about Anthesis services »

For more information, please contact:
Andrew Armstrong, Managing Partner | andrew.armstrong@anthesisgroup.com
Josh Whitney, Partner | josh.whitney@anthesisgroup.com

 

 

Cadmus GroupCadmus is a multi-disciplinary consultancy committed to helping clients address complex challenges by applying innovative solutions that create social and economic value today and for future generations. Founded in 1983, Cadmus offers a full range of sustainability services, including greenhouse gas inventories, strategic guidance on sustainability initiatives, and GRI sustainability reporting with our GRI certified staff. We utilize a proprietary tool to help clients develop comprehensive CDP survey responses and achieve score improvement. All Cadmus clients have realized significantly improved CDP scores and improved performance. Cadmus also leverages our industry-leading expertise to help our clients strengthen their climate change mitigation efforts.

Find out how Cadmus helped a company within the S&P 500 improve their CDP score »
Read the Cadmus White Paper »
Read the Cadmus Utility Sector Report »


For more information, please contact:
Kate Wilson, Senior Associate | kate.wilson@cadmusgroup.com

 

 

Schneider Electric Schneider Electric, provides sustainability guidance, support and assistance to some of the world's best known companies. Our ability to deliver the strategy, technology, and implementation services needed to drive successful sustainability programs truly sets us apart and provides a proven formula for success. As a global specialist in sustainability and energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric recommends and implements economically and environmentally viable solutions for customers across a multitude of industries. Our international reach allows us to manage programs for clients across more than 300,000 sites representing more than $30 billion in carbon and energy spend with a consistent focus on clients’ bottom line results.

Learn more about Schneider Electric's Sustainability Services.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Fraser, Global Vice President, Sustainability Services | mike.fraser@ems.schneider-electric.com
John Hoekstra, Director, Sustainability | john.hoekstra@ems.schneider-electric.com

 

 

SCS Global Services SCS Global Services has been providing global leadership in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for over thirty years. With expertise in climate science and over twenty years providing carbon footprint and assessment services for companies across a wide range of industries, SCS is well positioned to measure your footprint, identify best practices to reduce GHG emissions, and help report your achievements. SCS’ service offerings include:

  • Assess carbon footprint for Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3
  • Provide enhanced footprint including short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) like black carbon with climate metrics based in the latest science
  • Identifying best practices to reduce GHG and SLCP emissions at your facilities and throughout your supply chain
  • Assist in CDP disclosure and improvement of CDP score
  • Comprehensive sustainability assessment also available

Learn more about SCS' services.

Visit www.scsglobalservices.com.

For more information, please contact:
Tobias Schultz, Manager of Environmental Sustainability Services | tschultz@scsglobalservices.com

 

 

VitalMetricsVitalMetrics is an award-winning sustainability analysis provider that has served Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, as well as Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. VitalMetrics CDP team provides a turnkey solution to Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions calculation and CDP disclosure. Our proprietary software and rigorously reviewed CEDA database combined with our science-based approach enable efficient and rapid, yet comprehensive greenhouse gas emissions accounting. Our methods require minimal data collection, saving organizations time and resources while producing scientifically robust results.

To learn more about how VitalMetrics can help your organization with greenhouse gas emission calculation and reporting, or to receive a free CDP position assessment of your organization, please visit us at VitalMetrics-CDP.com.

For more information, please contact:
Megan Miranda, Director of Climate Change Mitigation Services | megan@iersweb.com

 

 

WSPAs a consultancy partner to CDP’s Climate Change, Water, and Cities programs, we support all aspects of the CDP process, including compiling inventory data, developing strategy, policy, and governance programs, setting goals and targets, assessing risk and opportunity, and responding to CDP’s annual questionnaires. In 2015, we provided CDP or related support to over two dozen companies listed on CDP’s leadership indices.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is a leading professional services consulting firm working to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment. Our Sustainability and Energy team helps clients navigate the sustainability landscape and build more resilient organizations that thrive in a changing world. Visit us at wsp-pb.com/sustain and learn how to make the most of your CDP response at wsp-pb.com/whitepapers. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is part of WSP Global Inc.

Eric Christensen, Practice Leader, Sustainability and Energy | eric.christensen@wspgroup.com
Josh Nothwang, Practice Leader, Sustainability and Energy | josh.nothwang@wspgroup.com
Dan Sobrinski, Practice Leader, Sustainability and Energy | dan.sobrinski@wspgroup.com
  

 
 

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Leading companies partner with us to accelerate our mission. They experience a range of benefits including:

  • A link to the CDP network of 767 investors, some 5,000 companies and many governments.
  • Working alongside best-in-class organizations selected to be CDP partners.
  • Networking and relationship building.
  • Increased expertise by working with the gold standard of carbon reporting.
  • Contributing to the growth in disclosure and transparency.

To find out more about our partner program, please contact partnerships@cdp.net

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