Following an unparalleled number of corporate disclosures, CDP's recent score release has shown just how many businesses have achieved or are progressing towards environmental leadership. The IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report and COP26 have together highlighted the need for measurable, accredited and science-based action, aligned with the 1.5°c pathway, whilst also stressing the interconnectedness of climate change, water risk and deforestation. This year, 272 companies, worth over $12 trillion in market cap, were recognised on CDP’s A-List, based on their level of transparency and performance across climate change, water security and deforestation. We saw a record number of companies achieving a triple A score for their performance across all three themes and saw the number of companies on CDP’s Forests and Water A-List rise by 50% and 11% respectively. It is crucial that we continue to improve this level of transparency and performance as we enter the next decisive few years of environmental action. Our accredited solutions providers offer a wide range of services and sector expertise that can support you to do just that.
This month, we are excited to announce that the following companies have come on board as accredited solutions providers and are available to support stakeholders with a variety of environmental issues:
Envision, a global gold carbon reduction solutions provider, designs, sells and operates smart wind turbines, AIoT-powered batteries and the world's largest AIoT operating system. Their AIoT energy operation system EnOS, helps companies to monitor carbon and energy activities throughout operations and supply chains, in addition to providing solutions for abatement and offsets to strive for a zero-carbon world.
Agendi, a silver climate change consultancy and SBT solutions provider in the US and Canada, develops and implements climate and sustainability strategies for companies of all sizes and sectors. They support organisations with GHG accounting, science-based and net-zero target setting, emissions reductions, carbon removals, risk assessments and reporting. Agendi’s CDP-auditing tools improve scores while assessing TCFD maturity.
We are also delighted to announce that the following accredited solutions providers have renewed their partnerships with CDP and will continue to support companies on their environmental journeys:
Edison Energy, a gold climate change consultancy solutions provider in the US, focuses on helping clients develop energy strategies that address Cost, Carbon, and Complex Choices. They help clients address these issues through an integrated portfolio, looking at how traditional energy supply, renewable energy and onsite energy optimisation intersect to set meaningful sustainability goals and implement meaningful strategies.
UL 360, a global gold software solutions provider, works to advance sustainability through software platforms that help businesses measure, manage, report and act on key initiatives, such as science-based targets, achieving net zero and environmental impacts. They offer services in the areas of Simplified Carbon Management & Reporting, Sustainability and ESG reporting, Supply Chain Management software, and GHG verification.
VitalMetrics, a minority-owned silver climate change consultancy solutions provider in the US, specialises in measuring and managing GHG emissions. They have developed a cloud based GHG accounting solution, Carbon360, that helps organisations see their full carbon footprint and generates a CDP-submission ready report, following applicable requirements and international standards. VitalMetrics can also support with climate change risk assessments, strategy consulting, science-based target support, and response check services.
Waterscan, a silver water consultancy solutions provider in the UK, supports companies with data management and water efficiency with intelligent water resilience assessment tools to enable comprehensive water disclosure services to their customers. They cover the full range of water management, including identifying inefficient water use and developing comprehensive strategies, reducing consumption, addressing water-related risks and setting the path to water neutrality.
To find out more about who CDP’s accredited solutions providers are, or how they might be able to help you, watch our short video.
CDP is committed to building a diverse accredited solutions provider network and we particularly encourage organisations that are women or minority-owned, like our partner VitalMetrics, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), or those based in emerging economies to get in touch. Take a look at this blog to learn more about our Diversity and Equity Initiative and to see where we are one year on from implementing this initiative, check out this blog.
For more information about any of our accredited solutions providers or to request a direct introduction, please contact [email protected].