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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.
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...
UK ETS: Carbon allowances will be cut to lowest level ever in 2024

UK ETS: Carbon allowances will be cut to lowest level ever in 2024

In a decisive move towards achieving net-zero emissions, the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) is set to impose stricter emission limits on power,...
Are REGOs enough to cover Scope 2 emissions?

Are REGOs enough to cover Scope 2 emissions?

The conversation around Scope 2 emissions – those from purchased energy – is changing. Businesses that have to carry out reporting on their emissions...
Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR): where are we now?

Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR): where are we now?

The Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) regulation is a key part of the UK government’s strategy to use the finance sector as a driver for...

Is your ESOS reporting ready for the strengthened Phase 3?

The latest update from the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) tells us that the government will go ahead with previously announced...

Business insider: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

As of 5 January 2023, large and listed companies in the EU must align with the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The new directive...
Social value to be rewarded under proposed CfD reform

Social value to be rewarded under proposed CfD reform

The UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) is looking to reform its Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which offers a guaranteed...
Making credible green claims: the three golden rules

Making credible green claims: the three golden rules

We recently explained why claiming “carbon neutral” status for your products could undermine your credibility. But if your business is taking steps to cut...
New EU anti-greenwashing legislation: a guide for UK business

New EU anti-greenwashing legislation: a guide for UK business

The EU is clamping down on greenwashing – and it could have major implications for any organisation making voluntary green claims. Proposals for a “Green...

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