Clauses

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

153 clauses

Soren's Clause

Land: Sustainable Soil Management

A set of sustainable soil management obligations allowing businesses to manage their reliance on soil, its functions and related ecosystem services.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Oisín’s Clause

Landlord and Tenant Obligations to Create Additionality in Renewable Electricity Generation

A series of stepped options for commercial leases that help corporate landlords and tenants generate additional 'green' electrons for the electricity grid where their leasehold property is located. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Rosie's Clause

Commercial Lease: Alterations (improve environmental performance)

This clause requires landlords to act reasonably when tenants propose alterations to their premises (and associated changes of use) or improvements to common areas, which have a positive climate impact. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Gordon's DDQ

Capital Markets ESG Due Diligence Questionnaire

A capital markets due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) that requires a company to provide information on its climate impact, decarbonisation or net-zero transition planning and climate risk management.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Francis' Clause

Climate Aligned Construction Waste Management

Contractual obligations in respect of the usage of materials and waste management to ensure consequential GHGs are minimised.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Arlo's Clause

ESG Aligned Company Articles

A clause that builds ESG considerations into a company’s articles of association.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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William's Clause

Heads of Terms for Landowner Collaboration on Environmental Schemes

Heads of terms between two or more landowners for a comprehensive collaboration agreement in which they can designate land for entry into a publicly-funded environmental scheme, or a private project.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Georgie's Clause

Promotion of Carbon Sinks and Ecological Restoration in Lettings of Rural Land

A clause to incentivise rural and agricultural tenants to reduce their greenhouse gases (GHGs), promote carbon sequestration (absorption and storage) and encourage rewilding and biodiversity.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Runa's Clause

Reducing Supply Chain Food Waste

Clauses to redress the balance in the food chain by promoting fairness for the producer whilst supporting the customer to ensure produce is not wasted at any point throughout the supply chain.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Aatmay's Clause

Commercial Lease: Repairs and Alterations (circular economy)

Sustainable and circular economy provisions for the repair, alteration, yielding up and decoration covenants in a lease, which encourage landlords and tenants to re-use goods and materials.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Anna's Clause

Climate-Related Disclosure in Loans

A generic reporting/disclosure clause that can be included in the Loan Market Association (LMA) information and undertakings provisions of any corporate loan and is not limited to 'green' loans.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Edgar's Clause

Climate-Resilient Landscape Design Contracts

Insert a clause into landscape architect appointments and/ or building contracts requiring the appointee to utilise the available open space in an environmentally efficient manner.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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