Carbon Disclosure Project Consulting

Carbon Disclosure Project PartnerCarbon Disclosure Project Partner Los AngelesCarbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an international nonprofit organization established to provide a worldwide system for companies to measure and report on environmental impacts, evaluate their performance relative to their industry peers, and demonstrate a robust corporate sustainability program to customers and investors.

 

 

  • Why Report to CDP?

    The benefits of reporting to CDP include

    • Enhancing existing corporate sustainability programs
    • Measuring performance against peers and differentiating based on positive performance
    • Understanding key sources of GHG emissions and opportunities for reduction
    • Minimizing risks associated with climate change, including rising energy prices, water scarcity, and changes in regulations
    • Using an internationally recognized framework for measuring corporate climate change-related impacts

  • Why Altura?

    Altura is a Climate Change Consultancy Partner with CDP in the United States.

    As an Accredited Consulting Partner, Altura is directly connected with CDP via monthly briefings and annual workshops designed to share

    • Best practices and first-hand knowledge of changes to the reporting framework
    • Guidance on reporting methodologies
    • Methods for quality checking survey responses prior to CDP submission

    Clients benefit from partnering with Altura because we are intimately familiar with the latest updates from CDP, as well as industry trends and climate change reporting methodologies.

    Our knowledge and experience means we’re well equipped to help organizations develop and execute meaningful climate change strategies that reduce environmental impacts and maximize disclosure and scoring potential with the CDP.

  • Our CDP Process

    Altura is different from many other firms involved with CDP reporting because our process goes well beyond simple accounting and reporting.
    As a leading provider of building energy and environmental performance services, Altura helps clients develop and execute strategic corporate sustainability programs that drive environmental performance improvements in

    • Energy
    • Water
    • Waste
    • GHG Emissions

    As a result, our clients are better positioned to achieve high and/or improved scores with organizations like CDP, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and other third-party reporting platforms. Our suite of climate change services includes

    • Energy and environmental strategy development & implementation
    • Scope 1, 2, and 3 GHG inventories and verification support
    • CDP, GRI, and other sustainability reporting platforms
    • Energy audits and building portfolio analysis
    • Commissioning and retro-commissioning

  • Broad Industry Expertise

    Altura has experience providing CDP and GHG consulting services to the following industry sectors:

    • Information technology
    • Industrials
    • Waste management
    • Hospitality and gaming
    • Higher education
    • City governments

  • Altura Client Recognized on CDP Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

    Altura led CDP support for a Fortune 200 corporation in the hospitality industry from 2013-2015. Our consultants were responsible for developing a comprehensive GHG inventory tool enabling our client to track, manage, and report on global emissions sources in compliance with the World Resource Institute’s (WRI) GHG protocols.

    We also assisted our client with their CDP investor survey response and provided recommendations for improving disclosure and performance scores. In reporting years 2013-2015, Altura helped the client earn a position in CDP’s prestigious Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

  • 104% Increase in CDP Disclosure Score

    Since 2010, Altura has been working with a Fortune 300 corporation in the semiconductor industry to help manage the company’s annual greenhouse gas inventory, CDP survey responses, and annual corporate sustainability reporting processes. Over the years, Altura has helped our client implement improvement measures, which have contributed to a significant CDP disclosure score increase from 48 to 98 (104%), as well as an increase in performance rank from a D to an A- in 2015.

    Altura is also helping our client drive emission reduction activities through building energy efficiency and retro-commissioning activities across the international building portfolio. Using a stakeholder engagement process, Altura is helping empower employees to drive change by developing and implementing climate change strategies, reporting methodologies, and emission reduction programs.

  • 75% Increase in CDP Disclosure Score

    In 2014, Altura helped a leading pioneer of programmable logic solutions to improve corporate climate change-related programs and achieve a CDP disclosure score increase from 56 to 98 (75%), as well as an increase in performance score from a D to an A- compared to 2013.


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statement of qualifications

Learn more about how Altura can help you improve and execute meaningful climate change strategies that reduce environmental impacts and maximize disclosure and scoring potential with the CDP. Download our Statement of Qualifications.

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