Leadership

How to Score Higher in CDP

How to Score Higher in CDP

How to Score Higher in CDP

Boost your CDP performance by mastering scoring criteria and studying real-world case studies from leading organisations.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Learn to excel in CDP reporting with insights into scoring criteria, strategic reporting practices, and case studies of successful implementations.

By the end of this course, participants will enhance their CDP scores by developing targeted improvement plans, creating robust reporting frameworks, and applying lessons from high-scoring organisations to refine their sustainability strategies and stakeholder engagements.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

66% of companies reporting to CDP in 2023 did not improve their scores.

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The fundamentals of CDP and its role in sustainability reporting.

The CDP scoring criteria and how disclosures are structured.

How to apply best practices to improve CDP reporting and scores.

Best data collection and verification practices for multiple reporting stakeholders in an organisation.

Case studies of high-scoring organisations and how to avoid common reporting pitfalls.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

CDP Reporting 101

CDP Reporting 101

CDP Reporting 101

Participants will learn about CDP's significance in sustainability reporting, its impact on investor relations, and business reputation.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a summary outlining the importance of CDP reporting for stakeholders within their organisation.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Overview of Scoring Criteria

Overview of Scoring Criteria

Overview of Scoring Criteria

Explore CDP scoring criteria across both the CDP full corporate questionnaire and the CDP SME corporate questionnaire. Identify calculation methods and areas for improvement.

Actionable Outcome:

Identify relevant scoring criteria and develop a plan to enhance performance in targeted areas.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Effective Reporting Strategies

Effective Reporting Strategies

Effective Reporting Strategies

Learn strategies for completing CDP questionnaires, including data collection, verification methods, and alignment with sustainability goals.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a guidebook on best practices for CDP reporting, integrating strategies to optimise future submissions.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Case Studies and Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Case Studies and Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Case Studies and Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Review case studies of organisations with high CDP scores and common reporting errors impacting performance. Extract insights to refine reporting strategies.

Actionable Outcome:

Prepare an analysis report on successful strategies and lessons learned, alongside methods to avoid typical pitfalls in CDP reporting.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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