CDP is the only global disclosure system for companies cities states and regions to manage their environmental impacts and for investors or purchasers to access environmental information for use in financial decisions. Climate change, water scarcity and deforestation are unparalleled global challenges that require a systemic change in market behavior. To achieve this, CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, runs the global disclosure system that enables companies, cities, states and regions to measure and manage their environmental impacts.
Clearstream Solutions are the secretariat for the CDP Ireland Network.
We are a member of the GRI Community and support the mission of GRI to empower decision makers everywhere, through GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards and its multi-stakeholder network, to take action towards a more sustainable economy and world.
Dr Leigh Holloway has worked in the field of eco-design of products and packaging in academia, business support agencies and latterly in commercial consultancy. During the late 1990s Leigh project managed the UK’s first eco-design project aimed specifically at SMEs which was supported by European funding. Following the successful completion of the project he co-founded ProActus Ltd, a specialist sustainable development consultancy. 2 years later he went on to co-found his current consultancy, eco3 Ltd. An expert in life cycle design and carbon foot-printing of products and packaging Leigh assists companies to understand environmental issues in context and to adopt the most appropriate strategy to deal effectively with these. Leigh was a member of the UK Government’s WEEE Advisory Body for the full 3 years of its operation and has also worked as an ‘expert witness’ for various UK Trading Standards Departments in relation to the Packaging Essential Requirements. He has a degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and a PhD in Ecodesign.
BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: The first unit covers the advisory business with a clear focus on five key areas to drive growth across all regions. The second unit provides IP-driven managed services beyond SaaS and offers business critical services to its clients supporting their business success. The third unit provides the software for successful digital transformation. It is also designed to explore innovative business models with clients and partners by driving the financing and development of start-ups and leveraging ecosystems.
BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and organizations. The firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 70 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.
The Verego Social Responsibility Standard (Verego SRS) was developed in harmony with other world renown standards like the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Global Compact by standards setting experts, experienced procurement specialists, and corporate responsibility practitioners to become the world’s only, full-scope certifiable CSR standard that can be applied to the unique operating context of nearly any organisation. The Verego Certification is differentiated by providing a full-scope perspective in an organisatons adoption of best practices in corporate responsibility.