Carbon Disclosure Project

A Big Data Approach to Gathering CSR Data


The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”

By Bahar Gidwani

We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems that exist in collecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability data on companies.  We have also further described the problems with the currently dominant method of gathering this data—an analyst-based method.

Johnson Controls’ Action on Climate Change Highlighted by Carbon Disclosure Project

Press Release

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is being recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and lessen the business risks of climate change. CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system, is announcing the achievement in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, which presents new analysis linking S&P 500 industry leaders with financial outperformance.

CDP Recognizes 21st Century Fox as Leader in Sustainability Disclosure for Sixth Straight Year


For the sixth consecutive year, the environmental nonprofit CDP has commended 21st Century Fox for the transparency and thoroughness of its corporate sustainability program. CDP assesses the depth and quality of companies' climate change data each year, and the organization's latest report ranks 21st Century Fox among the top 7% of S&P 500 companies, placing it on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

Cisco Tops CDP Global and U.S. Carbon Rankings

by Darrel Stickler

Yesterday, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) released its assessment of how companies in the S&P 500 did on CDP’s 2013 carbon investor questionnaire. About a week ago, CDP released a similar assessment for the Global 500, the 500 largest companies by market capitalization on the FTSE Global Equity Index.

Efforts Pay Off in Improving our Environmental Footprint


Today's guest blog comes from Greg Spratt, advisor for Environmental Sustainability within Lilly’s Global Health, Safety, and Environmental. Greg is helping drive efforts to lesson Lilly’s environmental impact/footprint.

Thanks to the hard work of hundreds of people around the world dedicated to improving our energy efficiency and reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, Lilly is proud to announce that the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has raised our C rating from last year to this year’s B rating.

H&M Achieves Position of Leadership for Climate Change Action

Press Release

September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - H&M’s actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change have been recognized by CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system.

The achievement is announced in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how the world’s largest listed companies are responding to a changing climate.

GM Named a Leader in Climate Change Transparency

Press Release

DETROIT, September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors achieved a leadership position for its climate change data submitted toCDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system. GM earned a score of 100/A-, ranking among the top 10 percent of companies reporting in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013.

CDP to Host Celebration for Top North American Disclosers at NAEM Forum

Press Release
September 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CDP announced today it will host a reception for the top Canadian and U.S. disclosers on Oct. 22 in tandem with the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) 2013 EHS Management Forum in Montreal. The Forum is the largest annual conference for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.

Guest Post: Buried Treasure, Limited Time Offers and …. Climate Change?

by Lou Leonard, Vice President, Climate Change, World Wildlife Fund

We are hearing more in the media about climate change recently and for good reason.  New York is preparing for another hurricane season while trying to learn to live within the “new normal” of a creeping water line (an extra foot already, and growing) and more intense storms.  The West is bracing for another season of record wildfires.


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