In its Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013, CDP - the world's largest program being used to evaluate corporate engagement in global climate change - ranks Komatsu's performance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the manufacturing and supply chain processes as a leading company in the world.
CDP analyzes and evaluates corporate efforts and performance of the world's largest 500 companies (market capitalization) to tackle global climate change. Specifically, CDP evaluates corporate information disclosures in the scale of 100 points and corporate performance in the five grades of A, B, C, D and E.
Komatsu received 95 points in the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and A in the Climate Performance Leadership Index. Komatsu was the only Japanese company which was ranked "A" in the Industrial sector.
Started by an independent NPO of the United Kingdom in 2003, CDP is the world's largest program being used to evaluate corporate engagement in global climate change. Today, CDP is supported by 722 institutional investors representing $87 trillion in assets. Every year, CDP organization distributes standardized survey questions concerning climate change to the world's large-listed companies and collects their responses for assessment.