Carbon Disclosure Project
Carbon Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit organization that collects climate-relevant information from companies on behalf of analysts and investors and holds the largest collection globally of self reported climate change data. The Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) has been published as part of the Carbon Disclosure Project since 2007. Criteria for the CDLI ranking comprise the level and quality of disclosure of climate-relevant data and reporting on long-term climate strategy, ambitious objectives and specific achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) introduced in 2010 evaluates the efforts of around 500 large companies to reduce CO2 emissions.
Carbon Footprint is the sum of greenhouse gas emissions, measured in CO2 equivalents, for a specified entity, e.g. a company, the life cycle or partial life cycle of a product, or a service.
A parameter to describe the effect of greenhouse gas emissions. A factor known as the global warming potential (GWP) shows the effect of the individual gases compared with CO2 as the reference value.
Code of Conduct
A formal statement outlining the values and principles of an organization, which can exist in various formats. The Allianz Code of Conduct both expresses and further shapes the corporate culture of responsibility by upholding the everyday business principles Allianz has developed over time. The Code forms the basis of all other principles and policies and defines corporate behavior for Allianz employees worldwide.
Compliance is an important element of corporate governance. It refers to the company’s behavior in accordance with laws, guidelines and voluntary codices.
Term denoting the status of a company as a responsible member of society. Corporate citizenship is often employed as a synonym for corporate social responsibility, a concept which enables companies to position themselves as "good citizens."
Corporate Giving is an overarching term for the ethically-motivated, altruistic monetary or material donation as well as free of charge commitments or donations of corporation performance, products and logistics.
Corporate governance refers to the legal and factual framework for managing and monitoring companies. Corporate governance rules serve to provide transparency and thus strengthen confidence in responsible management and control geared to the creation of value.
Company activities promoting the voluntary social involvement of employees.