Compliance

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.

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...
EU Anti-Greenwashing Laws For UK Businesses Abroad

EU anti-greenwashing legislation is coming; but are UK businesses operating in Europe up to...

Globally, the trend towards anti-greenwashing is hastening. For UK business as a whole, this has to be a good thing. After all, greenwashing by...
Key points to remember when filing your year-end SECR report

Key points to remember when filing your year-end SECR report

Roughly 11,300 UK businesses are in scope of the government’s Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting scheme (SECR). It is mandatory for any companies listed...
New carbon reporting mandate for large NHS suppliers

New mandate: Large NHS suppliers must publish a Carbon Reduction Plan

Starting from April this year, NHS suppliers will be required to publish a Carbon Reduction Plan (CRP) if their anticipated contract value is above...
Does your commercial building meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards?

Does your commercial building meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards?

Changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards will come into force on 1st April – rendering non-domestic buildings unlettable unless they have an EPC...
Carbon removals banned by $11trn company

Carbon removal banned by investor group worth $11trn

In response to increased scrutiny of the rapidly expanding carbon offset market, a group of investors in charge of $11 trillion in assets has...

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