The CDP admin fee is the fee that companies and other entities pay in order to disclose through CDP. Disclosing organizations can enjoy many benefits including access to actionable insights, a trusted CDP score that you can share with stakeholders, and opportunities to stay one step ahead of future environmental regulation.
The CDP admin fee applies to:
Fees are exclusive of any applicable local taxes. Some fee levels are not available in regions ('n/a').
Learn more about each fee option including benefits, further below.
||Enhanced fee||Foundation fee||Essential fee|
|Latin America (excluding Brazil)||US$2,450
|Southeast Asia, South Korea, Australia or New Zealand||US$7,300
|Hong Kong, China and Taiwan, China||US$7,300
Please contact the Help Center or your account manager if you have any questions.
Responding organizations are exempt from paying the admin fee if they have only been requested to disclose by:
If an organization has been requested to disclose by one of these and another requesting authority (eg an investor signatory), they will need to pay the fee.
If you have any questions regarding admin fee eligibility, please speak to your account manager or contact the Help Center.
We offer three fee options for organizations, with our enhanced fee option offering the most benefits:
Enhanced fee benefits (note, these may vary by region so please check this with the relevant regional office):
Foundation fee benefits:
This fee option is only available to disclosing companies headquartered outside of North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Taiwan (China), Hong Kong (China), Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey.
This option is aimed at small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and those with a limited budget.
Essential fee benefits:
Global disclosure prices remained the same from 2016 until 2023 when we began reviewing our pricing annually. Any annual fee inflations are in line with current economic conditions and rising operational costs.
The admin fee price has increased by approximately 5% in line with inflation in 2024.
The First Time Responder (FTR) fee exemption is no longer available from 2024 onwards.
Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine are currently exempt from paying the admin fee.