It is the fourth time in as many years that DB, along with Canadian National Railway Company, has been selected as one of the world's most eco-friendly rail transport companies.
Deutsche Bahn's place on the A List makes it one of the top 270 companies scored by CDP. Some 9,600 companies disclosed their environmental data and participated in CDP's scoring process this year. DB has been disclosing through CDP since 2015.
CDP is an international environmental rating organization and charity based in London. It works on behalf of its members – investors, companies and cities – to help companies disclose their annual environmental data. CDP assesses the companies' efforts to combat climate change, as well as the level of transparency they use in their reporting.