CDP holds the largest dataset of corporate and city responses to the impacts of climate change and depletion of natural resources, globally. The current and past data sets are now available for academic research. We are providing free access to selected sets of data through the CDP Open Data Portal

For access to the complete and historic public data see the CDP academic data package detailed below.


CDP climate change program

2015 climate change questionnaire

CDP water program

2015 water questionnaire

CDP forests program

2015 forests questionnaire

CDP cities program

2015 cities questionnaire

This data is available to the public under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial International 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0). Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial International 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0). You can view the full terms here.


CDP's academic data package

The CDP academic data package gives you full access to the current and historic public datasets.

The data is available at the subsidised price of USD $2,500. Our aim is to encourage and support in depth academic research into this unique dataset. To find out more please contact

Research using CDP data

A literature review of over 150 research papers published in 70 peer reviewed journals that use or refer to CDP data is available for download. The names of the author(s), research paper, journal and doi link, where available, are shown.

If you know of any published research using CDP data please let us know by sending the citation information and DOI reference to

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