Renewable Choice Energy Chosen as Consulting Partner to Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
BOULDER, CO. (November 23, 2010) http://www.renewablechoice.com Renewable Choice Energy today announced its selection as an Accredited Consulting Partner to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the largest voluntary greenhouse gas emissions reporting organization in the world. The partnership comes in recognition of the growing reach and success of Renewable Choice with clients in the fields of supply chain sustainability, voluntary emissions reporting, greenhouse gas inventories and other professional sustainability services.
“Renewable Choice has demonstrated a commitment to encouraging the high quality disclosure of climate change related data from global corporations,” said Joanna Lee, chief partnerships officer for the Carbon Disclosure Project. “In particular, the firm has displayed strong credentials in regards to supply chain sustainability and greenhouse gas measurement services and we are delighted to have them as a partner.”
CDP consultancy partners demonstrate a commitment to working with CDP to encourage high quality disclosure of climate change related data from global corporations. Partners are required to meet certain criteria before becoming a CDP partner including supplying outstanding service references from CDP responding companies.
“Renewable Choice has been a valuable partner in addressing our sustainability goals…Renewable Choice demonstrated a breadth and depth of knowledge in the field of carbon accounting and reporting,” said Patrick Moffett, Vice President of International Logistics and Customs Compliance for Audiovox Electronic Corp. “…we have worked with Renewable Choice on multiple long term projects that were being executed simultaneously. …their team works together seamlessly.”
Renewable Choice Energy, an established leader in renewable energy and carbon mitigation solutions for business since 2001, and winner of an EPA Green Power Partner award, expanded its services in 2008 to better meet client and market demand for full-service emissions measurement and management solutions. Renewable Choice now provides a wide range of sustainability services including greenhouse gas inventories, energy audits, CDP and additional voluntary reporting support, supply chain assessment and scorecard services, sustainability messaging consulting and strategic planning to businesses large and small.
“We’re proud to be named one of a select few Accredited Consulting Partners to the Carbon Disclosure Project,” said Renewable Choice CEO and founder Quayle Hodek. “CDP provides unparalleled leadership in global emissions reporting and sustainability indexing, and this partnership has taken our ability to serve our clients to the next level.”
As a partner to the CDP, Renewable Choice attends CDP workshops, receives regular briefings from senior CDP staff, and has input on the 2011 Questionnaire and scoring methodology. Additionally, Renewable Choice Energy and CDP partnered for multiple rounds of a supply chain-focused webinar in 2010 titled Climate and Energy: Uncomplicated which offered businesses an inside look into CDP reporting and how participation can affect the results of a vendor’s Walmart Supplier Sustainability Assessment. In early December, Renewable Choice will offer the webinar Being Transparent: The Value of CDP Reporting, its last live online seminar of 2010 focused on CDP reporting opportunities.
The company’s client and partner list reads like a who’s who in business and includes among others Whole Foods Market, Burt’s Bees, Steelcase, Google, Audiovox, Hines, Best Buy, Performance Bicycle, TD Bank, Dell, Kettle Foods, Agilent Technologies, The Weather Channel, and numerous state and city governments.
The sustainability powerhouse Steelcase says about working with Renewable Choice, “Steelcase has worked with Renewable Choice to support its green power initiatives since 2006. They have been a valuable partner in helping our company provide innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to communicate to its stakeholders,” said Mary Ellen Mika, Supply Chain Manager for Steelcase Inc. “Renewable Choice provided Steelcase with outstanding client support throughout our partnership including support of media coverage in the New York Times and other national periodicals, co-development of the White Paper, “Expanding Green Power: A New Business Model”, education efforts at national events such as the USGBC Greenbuild conference, and receipt of awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.”
For more information on the partnership and Renewable Choice CDP reporting support services, visit http://www.renewablechoice.com/business-cdp-facts-faq-webinar.
About Renewable Choice
Renewable Choice Energy helps establish clients as leaders in their industry by supporting sustainability initiatives that increase transparency, reduce risk, lower costs, leverage competitive advantage and improve stakeholder relations. For nearly a decade they’ve demonstrated expertise in measurement, management and outreach in their work with hundreds of leading Fortune 500 and small companies alike. Their team of experts can help clients meet and exceed a wide range of objectives in the areas of CDP and additional voluntary reporting, supply chain sustainability assessments and scorecard programs, greenhouse gas inventories, energy audits, renewable energy & carbon offsets, CSR messaging, and strategic planning and management.
About the Carbon Disclosure Project
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world. Some 3,000 organizations across the world’s largest economies now measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies through CDP, in order that they can set reduction targets and make performance improvements. This data is gathered on behalf of 534 institutional investors, with combined assets under management in excess of $64 trillion, as well as purchasing organizations and government bodies and made available for integration into business and policy decision making. For more information visit www.cdproject.net.
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