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Cobham awarded ‘A’ grade in CDP Climate Change Score

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Cobham awarded ‘A’ grade in CDP Climate Change score

Cobham achieves an A- in the CDP’s globally recognised environmental performance assessment. This leadership score positions the company among the best in the Aerospace and Defence category.

Marlow, UK - Cobham has been awarded an A- grade for the attention it has shown to mitigating climate risk and managing carbon emissions at its sites across the globe. The CDP score, which is a world-recognised assessment, acknowledges Cobham's continuous work to manage its carbon footprint and recognises its commitment to integrate sustainability into business practices. 

Since 2009, Cobham has fully responded to the CDP and has progressively improved its score as the company's sustainability approach and strategy has matured. This year's outstanding score acknowledges Cobham's continuous work to manage its carbon footprint and commitment to integrate sustainability into business practices. 

James Streater, VP for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability said "we are proud of this achievement which is important for our business, shareholders, customers and employees because it reinforces our commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency. By staying true to our Cobham Values, we have introduced environmentally responsible and ethical practices into our working environment to protect the communities in which we are located."

"The award is recognition that we understand the risks and opportunities facing the company and are managing our business well. I am very proud of all teams who welcomed these changes and who continue to find the most environmentally responsible ways of conducting our business. We will continue to pursue low carbon approaches for our products, services and operations in order to play our part in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change."

Examples of energy efficiency programmes to reduce environmental impact include LED lighting installations across sites in the UK, US and Australia. Efficiencies in Cobham's transport fleet have also been made by reducing aircraft weight through removal of layers of paint and optimising potable water.

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Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

About CDP

The independent non profit organisation CDP (formally Carbon Disclosure Project) collects carbon emissions and climate mitigation data annually from the private sector on behalf of investors representing over $100 trillion of assets, policy makers and customer to enhance decision making, manage risk and capitalise on opportunities

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