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At the Hub we aim to provide organisations with independent advice, news and information on UK energy efficiency and carbon reporting legislation. Stay up to date with SECR, ESOS and other mandatory compliance schemes here.

Does your business have an ESOS lead assessor for Phase 3?

Does your business have an ESOS lead assessor for Phase 3?

The deadline for compliance with Phase 3 of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is just a few months away. If your organisation does...
MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

The government has confirmed that interim requirements for commercial Energy Performance Certificates of C ratings or above have been pushed back from 2027 to...
UK ETS: Report shows record drop in UK carbon price

UK ETS: Report shows record drop in UK carbon price

On 12 February, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) published its ‘Carbon Market Year in Review 2023’. The report highlights a year’s worth of...
One of the routes to ESOS compliance is through international standard ISO 50001 compliance, but is it the best option for your business?

ISO 50001: Is it the best route to ESOS compliance?

The deadline for Phase 3 of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is 5 June 2024. If your business is one of the thousands...
SBTi services expand as climate-related corporate commitment grows by 100%

SBTi services expand as climate-related corporate commitment grows by 100%

The Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) is expanding its capacity for target validation services and has confirmed it now holds charitable status as an organisation....
If your business trades in the EU, you will need to comply with the changing rules. Businesses with no connection to the EU still need to comply with the UK’s own anti-greenwash rules, which are becoming stronger.

The Green Claims Directive: what do UK businesses need to know?

In January 2024, members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting a directive to improve product labelling. This is intended to support the forthcoming Green Claims Directive, often dubbed the anti-greenwashing legislation.
The UK Emissions Trading Scheme is set to enter operation in May 2021. Here we take a look at the new scheme, and how it will work.

The UK ETS: frequently asked questions

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) has been running since May 2021, but this year will see some significant changes. The Hub team...
TPT’s gold standard for climate transition plans: what it means for UK businesses

TPT’s gold standard for climate transition plans: what it means for UK businesses

We asked Philip Richards, Head of ESG at Sustainable Energy First, what the recent guidance on climate transition plans means for UK businesses in practice.
ESOS Phase 3: The government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now in phase 3. Here’s what you need to know.

ESOS phase 3: what you need to know

The UK government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is currently in Phase 3. The compliance deadline is 5 June 2024, but the Environment Agency is delaying enforcement...
Launch of gold standard for corporate net zero transition plans

Launch of gold standard for corporate net zero transition plans

The government’s Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) has published its official guidance for climate transition plans. The TPT Disclosure Framework sets out best practice for...

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