CDP’s Supplier Engagement Rating – What You Need to Know

On January 24, CDP released its Global Supply Chain Report 2017, Missing link: Harnessing the power of purchasing for a sustainable future. This report presents the results of the 2016 CDP supply chain reporting year. CDP supply chain is a program designed to help buyers understand and manage climate-related risks, opportunities and performance of their suppliers. One new addition to the CDP supply chain program during the 2016 reporting year was the “Supplier Engagement Rating.” Here is what you need to know about the rating as well as a few suggestions for maximizing your company’s score. What is it? The CDP Supplier Engagement Rating is a new scoring system that evaluates the supplier engagement practices of companies responding to the supply chain questionnaire. The goal of the rating is to reduce emissions in global supply chains by increasing supplier engagement. The new rating was developed in response to the finding that

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