Clauses

Climate aligned clauses you can use in commercial contracts and legal documents

153 clauses

Valentina's Clause

Promotion of Sustainable Consumption and Travel in TV Production

This clause helps broadcasters use their purchasing power in service agreements with production companies to give television an active role in raising awareness of the climate emergency. 

Jurisdiction: Germany

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Casper's Clause

Sustainability-Linked Loans

Model clauses, as a set of optional riders divided into product categories and ESG goals, to incorporate SLPs into traditional financing documents, standard T&Cs and finance products. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Jack Hiraya’s Clause

Climate Lobbying and Responsible Investments: Policy Requirements

Obligations that can be included in any corporate investment, finance, insurance or supply agreement, requiring counterparties to demonstrate responsible climate policy engagement and leadership. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Jess and Rory's Clause

Gain-Share Incentive for Reducing GHG Emissions

This clause incentivises a counterparty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in exchange for a gain-share payment calculated by reference to the value of the goods or services it provides.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Toby's Clause

Avoiding Excessive Paperwork in Dispute Resolution

A contractual obligation between the parties stating that, in the event of a dispute, parties agree to settle it in a ‘green’ manner.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Emilia's Protocols

Green Litigation and Arbitration Protocols

Two similar protocols (litigation and arbitration) with modules which parties can opt into at the start of a dispute to make it lower carbon and greener.  

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Mia's Clause

Low Carbon Arbitrations

Clauses encouraging parties to arbitration to create all documents in electronic form and conduct all hearings remotely/virtually, where possible.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Raphael’s Procurement DDQ

Climate Change Due Diligence Questionnaire for Suppliers

A due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) that asks potential suppliers to provide information regarding a wide range of climate change-related issues going beyond the standard questions.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Lovisa's Clause

Climate-Related Knowledge Sharing Between Insurer and Insured

A clause designed to increase communication between insurers and insureds, put the topic of climate change on the agenda and promote sustainable practices in line with a net zero future. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Frank's Clause

Green Investment Obligations

Amendments to standard non-leveraged investment documents to focus the founders and investee company on climate change and environmental issues with their products, services, and operations.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Tessa's Clause

Sustainability Enterprise Delivery Measures within Construction Works Task Orders

This clause adds wording to construction works tasks orders explicitly addressing climate change-related temperature increase and deconstruction for reuse in their appraisal and design.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Daniel's Clause

Sustainability Key Performance Indicators in Construction Works Task Orders

This clause sets assessment criteria for sustainable practices in construction works task orders to drive improvement in environmental and sustainability performance during the contract term.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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