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CDP Introduces Company ‘Temperature’ Rating for Investors


A new ratings system for global companies based on sustainability and emissions was recently released by the organization CDP. These climate ratings are, which come on a temperature scale, rank each company based on how well they are hitting their target reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. While the system itself is simple, translating tons of emission to a degrees value, it will help people decide where to put their funds as many investors are trending toward investing in more sustainable, environmentally-friendly companies.

Key Takeaways:

  • A new rating system translates companies’ greenhouse gas outputs into temperature.
  • The data can be used by investors to manage their portfolios and more.
  • The data shows clearly which companies are meeting climate change goals and which need more work.

“Global nonprofit CDP just introduced a new “temperature” rating in °C for 4,000 global companies.”

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