February 7, 2017: The international not-for-profit CDP - which holds the most comprehensive set of global corporate environmental data, has been recognized for its leading role in producing climate change research this year by the Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) survey for the second year running. More than 1,300 investment professionals from over 704 institutions across 58 countries participated in the annual global survey conducted by Extel and SRI-CONNECT, voting for 866 different firms and 605 individual analysts.
CDP’s research team was recognized for its leading work in the following categories:
Number 1 for climate change research (CDP)
Number 3 for SRI research (CDP)
Number 3 for data (CDP)
Number 6 for SRI research analyst (TarekSoliman)
Rick Stathers, Head of Investor Research at CDP said: “We are thrilled to be recognised in the IRRI survey for the second year running, an endorsement from the investment community. Ahead of the Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) meeting at the G20 later this year, the need for investors to play a key role in the transition to a low carbon world is ever more important post-Paris.”
Launched in February 2015, CDP’s research series provides in-depth analysis to investors, linking climate change metrics for each sector to financial performance. The most recent report delves into the oil & gas sector: In the pipeline: which oil and gas companies are preparing for the future?, while reports on the automotive, cement, and steel sectors were released last year.
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