The CDP Global System (‘CDP Global’) is a non-profit organisation which includes the CDP Worldwide Group and CDP North America, Inc.
CDP Worldwide, the Group’s holding company, is registered in England and Wales (company number 5013650) and is a charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales since January 15, 2008 (charity number 1122330). It is directed by a board of trustees (see our list of trustees and advisors). The charity has a wholly owned UK operating subsidiary, CDP Operations Limited (company number 6602543), whose purpose is to generate funds from service-based activities to support the charity’s activities and drive its mission as a non-profit organization. The registered address is 4th Floor, Plantation Place South, 60 Great Tower Street, London EC3R 5AD.
CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH (‘CDP Europe’) is a wholly owned subsidiary of CDP Worldwide. It is a charity under German law registered at local court of Charlottenburg with number HRB119156 B since April 2009. It has been registered on the EU Transparency Register since 2012. CDP Europe also has an operating subsidiary, CDP Worldwide – Services GmbH, whose purpose is to generate funds from service-based activities to support the charity’s activities. The registered address is: c/o WeWork, Kemperplatz 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany. CDP Europe staff members are also based in Brussels, Stockholm and Geneva. Its work covers the 28 EU member states, in addition to EFTA countries Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein. CDP's London headquarters manages the operations in the United Kingdom.
CDP Worldwide has further operations in Brazil, China, Hong Kong, India and Japan and operates through local partners in Colombia, Ireland, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.
CDP North America, Inc. (‘CDP NA’) is a legally separate, independent 501(c)(3) entity based in New York City. CDP NA started as a sponsored project within Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in 2007. CDP NA was incorporated as a separate, not-for-profit organization in the State of Delaware on March 29, 2011. Then, CDP NA was registered as tax-exempt (obtaining 501(c)(3) status) with the United States Internal Revenue Services’ Department of the Treasury on April 10, 2012. CDP NA’s registered address is: 127 W 26th Street, New York, NY 10001.CDP NA is directed by a board of directors who work closely with CDP NA’s management team. Staff are also based in San Francisco, California. CDP NA leads and supports integrated, mission-focused programming in close partnership with the other parts of CDP Global.
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CDP Worldwide Group spent £12.3m on charitable activities in the financial year 2017/18. This funding came from the following sources:
In 2018, approximately 55% of CDP’s income came from philanthropic and government sources and 45% from fees for services.
A full breakdown of income, as well as an overview of the public and philanthropic funders in the financial year 2017/18 can be found on our funding page or via the Charity Commission.
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