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Carbon Disclosure Project Europe

Identification number in the register: 050269010212-72
Registration date: 04/12/2012 11:57:59

The information on this entity was last modified on: 23/12/2014 19:00:02
The date of the last annual update was: 23/12/2014 19:00:02

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Carbon Disclosure Project Europe

CDP Europe

Charitable entity gGmGH Tax number: 27/601/53191

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Reinhardtstrasse, 19
P.O. box: -
Berlin 10117

(+49) 30 311 777 160


Brussels Office:
Rue de la Science 23
1040 Brussels

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Steve M. Tebbe

Managing Director CDP Europe

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Raffaella Colombo

EU Affairs Attaché

    Goals / remit

- Encourage companies and cities to reduce emissions and increase energy efficiency,
- Encourage institutional investors to make low-carbon investments;
- Promote a consistent approach to corporate climate change reporting across the EU;
- Direct private sector financial flows towards low-carbon investments by increasing the number of global institutional investors that use corporate climate data from European companies in their investment decisions to 767 (5% more than in 2013).
- Contribute to building a European knowledge base relating to corporate climate change adaptation activities by collecting, analysing and disseminating relevant data.
- Build capacity within European companies and cities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change adaptation, through training, coaching and benchmark reports for cities.
- Build capacity within European institutional investors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change adaptation, through training and coaching.
- Raise the awareness within investors and the business community about corporate climate change disclosure and sustainable investments in CEE (Central and Eastern Europe)
- Support international negotiators in the lead-up to COP21 by providing the latest data and information about the progress of European companies.
- Contribute to the reduction of deforestation impacts resulting from the use of unsustainably sourced commodities in company operations and supply chains.
- Contribute to water stewardship across Europe by encouraging Europe’s largest listed companies to develop, report and implement corporate water management strategies.
- Engage with European policymakers on the implementation of European Union water policies.
- Raise awareness across a range of stakeholders of the water-related issues European companies face
- Raise awareness throughout Europe of international water issues
- Encourage the use of corporate and product environmental footprint methodologies by European companies and European institutional investors.
- Continue the engagement with DG Environment on the evaluation of trials of
organisational and product environmental footprint methodologies implementation.
- Contribute to the development of climate change water and forest standards to support reporting of related risks and opportunities in mainstream financial reports and the implementation of the proposed environmental non-financial reporting requirements of the EU Accountancy Directive.
- Contribute to the implementation of the EU strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility from 2015 onwards.

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local


• Direct engagement with European companies and cities to persuade them to measure, manage and report their strategic climate, water and forest impacts. This includes meetings and bilateral follow-ups.
• Direct engagement with European institutional investors to encourage them to use CDP’s data in their investment decisions and to support CDP’s information request to companies. This includes meetings and regular follow-ups.
• Direct engagement with policymakers at the European level to support the
development of consistent, high quality policies or regulations relating to:
o Corporate climate change reporting, water reporting, forestry reporting,
environmental footprinting and non-financial reporting.
o Climate change adaptation by companies, particularly in relation to water;
o EU international climate change negotiating positions related to European
private sector action/capability.
• Provision of training for European companies and investors via workshops and webinars.
• Creation and dissemination of reports on corporate climate in Europe.
• Design and implementation of media strategies to disseminate key messages from reports, policy and best practice (external events, articles, newsletters, blogs, internet);
• Engagement with partners, including five of the most relevant international standards- setters in the carbon emissions reporting field (e.g. GHG Protocol, GRI) and investor initiatives (such as local Sustainable Investment Forums) to share European findings internationally.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation



    Financial data

03/2013  -  03/2014

838,477 €

423,491 €


423,491 €



414,986 €


216,294 €

27,125 €

171,567 €

50,000  € - 100,000  €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.