04 Jan '18, 5pm

Read our response to the @beisgovuk consultation on streamlined #energy & #carbon reporting:

“We have long called for mandatory public reporting of energy use and emissions in the business sector. We therefore welcome the proposal at the heart of this consultation that all large UK unquoted companies should report annually to Companies House on their energy use, emissions and an intensity metric. A key element of the proposed reporting framework is that annual reports will have to be signed off at board/senior management level. Currently there is insufficient awareness of energy costs and potential savings at the highest levels of business – and the proposed framework should help raise awareness and enable progress tracking. Potential investors will also be able to make informed decisions based on the energy and carbon data revealed in the annual reports. “However – while they will deliver much-needed transparency – measurement and reporting will not, on their own...

Full article: https://www.ukgbc.org/news/ukgbc-responds-beis-consultati...

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