Climate clauses

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SME’s Net Zero Objectives

David's Clause

A 'plug and play' clause for use by SMEs in a variety of contracts. Imposes mutual obligations on the parties to take steps towards net zero, with payment of a climate remediation fee for breach.

Sustainable Soil Management Obligations

Soren's Clause

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

CLLS Certificate of Title: Climate Change Disclosures

Tomas' Disclosure Checklist

Voluntary disclosures to the standard form CLLS Certificate of Title to update investors on environmental and climate disclosures that may affect the long term value of the property.

Model Smart Mobility Data Sharing Clauses

Suki's Clause

Open-source data sharing agreement clauses, compliant with the general data protection regulation (GDPR), that can be used by cities to enable development of the sustainable mobility sector.

Green Shareholders’ Agreement (Short Form for SMEs)

Ava's Clause

Amendments to a standard early stage shareholders’ agreement for SMEs that enable investors to hold an SME to account on climate change issues and align all parties’ interests with achieving net zero.

The Net Zero Standard for Suppliers

Matilda's Annex

A simplified and consolidated version of TCLP’s existing supply chain clauses, the ‘Net Zero Standard for Suppliers’ can be annexed to any supply agreement, across all sectors and industries.

Reducing Supply Chain Food Waste

Runa's Clause

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.

Fuel Reporting Clause for Shipping Charterparties

Aiden's Clause

A clause to be inserted as a rider to time and/ or voyage charterparties combining 'green' fuel use, reporting and disclosure obligations with a levy for using fuels with a higher carbon content.

Repair or Refurbishment in Insurance Claims

Paolo's Clause

A clause granting insurers the right to repair damaged goods or replace these with a refurbished alternative, removing the legal barriers that insurance policies typically place against this.

Green Company Articles

Ragnar's Clause

An underlying framework of green obligations, which target a company’s decision making, internal investments and reporting in addressing material environmental issues for the company.

Auditing Water Usage in Supply Chains

Lagatha's Clause

A clause aimed at reducing the use and wastage of water throughout a company's supply chain by requiring suppliers to provide audit results to the company.

Paris Aligned Company Articles

Pasfield's Clause

A net zero focused variation of Arlo’s Clause (ESG Aligned Company Articles) to include in a company’s articles of association, drafted by reference to TCLP’s net zero resources.

Entire Business Net Zero Objectives

Sebastian's Clause

A menu of climate aligned practical steps organisations can require their counterparties to take to transition to net zero.

Climate Policy Footprint

Emilio's Checklist

A checklist that requests one off or repeated disclosure of a company’s climate-related lobbying, financing, sponsoring and climate leadership activities.

Net Zero Sponsor Activation Clause

Alexandros’ Clause

A clause focusing on activation of sponsor rights relating to net zero to incentivise change, including a ‘reverse win bonus’ for the Sponsor if they hit their net zero target sooner.

Board Paper Implementing Net Zero for SMEs

Lila's Clause

A board paper for building net zero objectives and targets into corporate strategy and for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of a company’s progress against its net zero targets.

Climate Recitals

Eddie's Recitals

Recitals that frame a contract and the intentions of the parties in terms that are aligned with achieving net zero or net negative emissions and Paris Agreement goals.