CDP is a not-for-profit organisation that provides the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

Founded in 2000, CDP was the first platform to link environmental integrity and fiduciary duty. In 2021, with a record 10,000+ companies, cities, states and regions disclosing their environmental risks and impacts, the insights that CDP holds empower investors, companies, cities, and national and regional governments to make the right choices today to build a thriving economy that works for people and the planet in the long term.

In acknowledgement of CDPs significant organisational growth and reach, with 400+ employees globally, CDP are set to launch a new 2025 strategy to enhance the impact the organisation has on tackling the climate and environmental emergency.

CDP are partnering with Acre to hire a Chief Impact Officer which you can apply for here. This newly created role reports to the CEO and will lead on CDP’s global strategy.

As a member of CDP’s Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Impact Officer will hold accountability for defining the organisation’s strategy and developing CDP’s impact framework to measure our progress towards achieving our mission.

They will also have a key leadership role in championing the organisation’s mission, values and strategy, while contributing to global strategic oversight and decision-making.

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    Leadership and Strategy

    You will provide leadership and direction to define CDP’s strategy, overseeing its development and holding accountability for cross-organisational engagement and buy-in.

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    Ecosystem Partnerships

    You will oversee the development and execution of CDP’s ecosystem partnerships strategy, ensuring CDP engages with partners as an ecosystem player consistently across the organisation to drive impact and income.

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    You will provide strategic oversight for CDP’s fundraising strategy, plan and processes, helping grow CDP’s development capacity to support strategic goals.

The work of CDP is crucial to the success of global business in the 21st century... helping persuade companies throughout the world to measure, manage, disclose and ultimately reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

No other organisation is gathering this type of corporate climate change data and providing it to the marketplace.

Ban Ki-moon, Former Secretary General, United Nations

If you think the below represents you, then please click here to apply or get in touch with Liam Goldsworthy via to discuss the role further.

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    Enabling People & Change

    Identifies and drives real change and builds a resilient culture within the team that embraces necessary change. Leads with authenticity, promoting an inclusive environment where diverse individuals have a voice and feel like they belong. Lives and visibly champions values internally and externally.

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    Making Decisions & Delivering Results

    Accountable for and delivers the right strategies based on the appropriate level of insight, communicates these strategies clearly and simply and creates the right environment so that the team can deliver them effectively.

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    Mission & Purpose-Focussed

    Advances organisational common goals by inspiring a shared vision for the organisation and its stakeholders, helping others internally to see what is happening in wider society and building a collaborative and outcomes driven culture.

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    Communicating & Influencing

    Acts as a spokesperson for the organisation; influencing, negotiating and communicating openly, honestly and constructively. 

More Information

CDP's Vision and Mission

CDP want to see a thriving economy that works for people and planet in the long term. They focus investors, companies and cities on taking action to build a truly sustainable economy by measuring and understanding their environmental impact.

CDP's Values

1. Default to transparency

2. Place accountability at our heart

3. Learn and improve

4. Succeed together


The Challenge

We must act urgently to prevent dangerous climate change and environmental damage. That starts by being aware of their impact so that investors, companies, cities and governments can make the right choices now.

How They are Governed

CDP Global is an international non-profit organisation comprising of CDP Worldwide Group, CDP North America, Inc. and CDP Europe AISBL. It is directed by a board of trustees and board of directors respectively. As an international organisation, CDP receives funding support from a wide range of sources.

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