The California-Based Consultancy Continues to Provide Industry-Leading Climate Change Services
Submitted by: Altura Associates, Inc.
IRVINE, CA, Feb. 3, 2016 – Altura Associates, Inc.
Altura Associates, Inc. announced today it has renewed its accredited Consultancy Partnership with CDP for the 2016 calendar year. As a Climate Change Consultancy Partner, Altura will continue providing support to companies managing greenhouse gas inventories and reporting to CDP.
Altura is one of 8 companies included on CDP’s Consultancy Partners list for the USA. Consultancy Partners communicate regularly with CDP and stay up-to-date on emerging reporting strategies and trends. Consultancy Partners collaborate with CDP to share best practices and acquire first-hand knowledge of changes to the reporting framework, guidance on reporting methodologies, and methods for quality checking survey responses prior to submittal to CDP.
Altura’s consultants have been involved with CDP responses since 2010, and have worked with multiple companies on efforts ranging from integrated multi-year corporate sustainability programs to response check services (providing final QA/QC for a survey before a company submits its response). The company has provided consulting support for industry-leading partners in multiple sectors, including Information Technology, Financials, Health Care, and Industrials.
“Altura is pleased to continue our partnership with CDP,” said Ryan Gaylord, Principal and Co-Founder of Altura. “We’ve found that reporting to CDP provides companies with a valuable framework for organizing and maximizing results from corporate sustainability programs.”
In addition to assisting companies with preparing CDP surveys, Altura assists clients with stakeholder engagement, data collection, greenhouse gas inventory development, and alignment with other sustainability platforms such as GRI, DJSI, Bloomberg ESG and others. Altura specializes in helping clients to establish improvement goals and implement strategies to achieve these goals.
Paul Robins, Head of Partnerships at CDP, commented: “Altura is a valuable Consultancy Partner because not only are they thoroughly versed in reporting to CDP, they have the technical and engineering credentials to help respondents identify and implement measures to improve environmental performance and achieve meaningful reductions in GHG emissions.”
Altura assists multi-national clients to develop global sustainability strategies and implement advanced company-wide programs. The company is based in California and services projects throughout the USA and around the world. Altura leverages deep engineering expertise to go far beyond a traditional consulting role to help clients achieve aggressive financial and environmental targets. For more information about Altura, please visit www.alturaassociates.com.
CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project, is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including 822 institutional investors with assets of US$95 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. More than 5,500 companies disclosed environmental information through CDP in 2015. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions. Please visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.
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