Forests program guidance

Timeline 2015

Companies receive the request in early February and must submit entirely by June 30.

Responder pack

This includes the questionnaire, drafting document, reporting guidance, scoring methodology, and ORS guidance.​

(Note the scoring methodology will not be available until March 2015)​

 

Guidance webinars

The guidance webinars provide an introduction to the forest program, explaining the value and opportunities that result from disclosing on forests, and how the disclosure process works.

  • Programa bosques de CDP: Por qué reportar y cómo hacerlo (Spanish)
    28th April 2015
    09:00 CDT // 11:00 CLT // 16:00 CEST register
  • Why and how to disclose?
    30th April 2015
    08:00 BST // 09:00 CEST // 15:00 AWST // 16:00 JST register
  • Why and how to disclose?
    30th April 2015
    11:00 EDT // 12:00 BRT // 16:00 BST register
  • Why and how to disclose? 
    28th May 2015
    08:00 BST // 09:00 CEST // 15:00 AWST // 16:00 JST register
  • Why and how to disclose?
    28th May 2015
    11:00 EDT // 12:00 BRT// 16:00 London register
  • Why and how to disclose?
    11th June 2015
    08:00 BST // 09:00 CEST // 15:00 AWST // 16:00 JST register
  • Why and how to disclose?
    11th June 2015
    11:00 EDT // 12:00 BRT // 16:00 London register

Previous webinars

  • 2014 Results: CDP forests information request
    CDP’s forests program presents its latest findings, “Deforestation-free supply chains: from commitments to action” looking at the progress of companies along the journey to sustainable commodity production in a webinar hosted by 2degrees.
    Watch recording​

CDP's sector focus

Discover how CDP seeks to increase and tailor disclosure from companies in high impact sectors to gather insight into their environmental performance.
Read more »

 

Guidance on responding

Forests program guidance document.
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.

Using the 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

Guidance for first time respon​ders
A document to help new responders submit information to CDP.

Forests program drafting document (zip)
This document is solely for the purpose of drafting a response to the 2015 Forests questionnaire. Your final response to CDP must be entered via the CDP Online Response System (ORS).

 

CDP forests guidance document 2014
(for reference only)

Further sources of help

CDP reporter services
CDP service partners
Contact us at respond@cdp.net.​


Scoring information

2015 scoring methodology (forthcoming in March).
Also available as an excel worksheet (forthcoming).

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