Bureau Veritas Announces Partnership With Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Increased Involvement In Environmental Projects
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 23, 2011 /PR Newswire/ -- Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are increasingly material for a number of sectors. Bureau Veritas is active in many environmental initiatives and is proud to announce its recent partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
Experienced leader in environmental issues
Bureau Veritas (www.us.bureauveritas.com) was chosen for the partnership with the CDP due to its notable experience and innovative role in many global sustainability reporting systems. Within the scope of the partnership, Bureau Veritas provides third party verification of climate and other sustainability data for CDP reporters. The CDP has already sought Bureau Veritas Certification's assistance in creating their White Paper on 'Verification of Climate Data' and their upcoming publication, 'Verification Roadmap and Strategy.'
What is the Carbon Disclosure Project?
The CDP is a non-profit organization which maintains the world's largest database of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. More than 3,000 organizations in some 60 countries and all major economies now disclose carbon data to the CDP. Organizations who enlist an independent verification body can improve their ranking with CDP.
What role does Bureau Veritas play?
Bureau Veritas offers verification of carbon data as part of a CDP submission as well as consulting on CDP related compilation and integration. Independent verification improves the quality and reliability of an organization's GHG emissions which is accounted for in CDP's scoring process. This information is being increasingly used by investors and other decision makers in assessing and comparing carbon performance.
The CDP's new White Paper is out!
Bureau Veritas contributed to the creation of the CDP's recently published White Paper, 'Verification of Climate Data,' which provides insight into the importance and benefits of verification and assurance, along with practical guidance on the topic.
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About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas' 48,000 global employees assist client in obtaining quality, health, safety, and environmental compliance. Bureau Veritas brings experience and detailed regulatory knowledge to its verification assignments. As a proven assurance and verification leader, Bureau Veritas' independent verification is provided against under internationally recognized standards, such as ISO14064. Bureau Veritas is recognized by more than 35 leading accreditation bodies, including ANSI.
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