Resources to support you with what is requested in the public authorities questionnaire are available from the guidance and questionnaire section of the CDP website. This includes:

  • Reporting guidance for the Public Authorities Questionnaire – useful for understanding what information each question is requesting and why.
  • Technical materials – provides additional support on topics relevant to the current reporting year. For example:  
  1. Science based targets
  2. Scenario analysis
  3. Carbon pricing
  4. Special conditions for reporting Scope 1 emissions
  5. Accounting of Scope 2 emissions
  6. Guidance methodology for estimation of Scope 3 category 11 emissions for coal mining companies
  7. Guidance methodology for estimation of Scope 3 category 11 emissions for oil and gas companies
  8. Relevance of Scope 3 Categories by Sector
  9. Guidance for companies with coal reserves
  10. Measuring emissions intensity of transport movements
  11. Countries and regions
  12. Fuel definitions
  13. Biofuels
  14. Conversion of fuel data to MWh
  15. Units of measure conversions
  16. “Retirement” and “Cancellation” of instruments
  17. Restatements
  18. Reporting on climate transition plans
  19. TCFD

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