HeidelbergCement has received an A rating for climate protection in the CDP’s (Carbon Disclosure Project) ‘Climate Change A-List 2019’.
Dr. Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the managing board of HeidelbergCement, says: After our ambitious CO2 reduction targets were approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in 2019, this prime rating once again demonstrates that HeidelbergCement is on the right track in terms of climate action. Cutting our CO2 emissions and handling natural resources considerately are priorities for all our business lines.”
CDP assesses performance, transparency and proven management best practices from companies in the fields of climate change and protection of water and forests, allocating scores of A to D-. The goal of the CDP rating is to promote competition in the area of sustainability and encourage companies to set ambitious environmental protection targets.
In 2019, around 8,000 companies disclosed data to CDP. Of these, only 179 companies worldwide, thereof 9 in Germany, were awarded the top grade A.