Guide to ESG data providers :: CDP TCFD-Aligned Climate Change Dataset

CDP - CDP TCFD-Aligned Climate Change Dataset

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Governance data

What data do you provide?

In response to the Financial Stability Board's creation of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to address the risks to financial stability that climate change has on the global economy, CDP aligned specific questions of its 2018 climate change questionnaire with the TCFD recommendations. These TCFD-aligned questions within the CDP request generate the only uniform, comparable set of TCFD-aligned information for the market. This dataset includes company responses to 30 questions covering governance, strategy, targets, risks and opportunities, and more.?? 

Where and how do you source your data?

On behalf of its 525 investors representing $96 trillion in assets, as well as 125 purchasing companies with a combined annual spend of $3.6 trillion, CDP requests data from companies around the world on their environmental performance via its climate change questionnaire. This information is entirely self-reported and in 2018 over 7,000 from 70 countries responded to the disclosure request. CDP provides questionnaire guidance to companies to ensure uniform responses for a comparable dataset.

Who are the data users?

Investors, corporates, and policy makers use CDP data and insights to make better decisions, manage risk, and capitalize on opportunities. Key users of CDP data in the financial community include asset managers, pension funds, data providers, and more. 

What is the cost for your data offering?

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