Simple guidance for common scenarios and opportunities to 
use climate aligned approaches in your work.


Introduce climate provisions to contract parties

Create the right conditions for using contracts to reduce emissions from the very beginning

Align the board with climate goals

Enable good climate governance from the top down

Measure, manage, reduce and report on emissions

Commit to understanding and communicating emissions, and developing a transition plan to reduce them

Factor climate considerations into board decisions

Ensure the board makes decisions that support rather than undermine its transition plan

Request climate information in due diligence questionnaires

Assess the climate performance of other organisations and how they will impact your transition plan

Get information on contract emissions

Gather data on emissions related to contracts to help measure, manage and report on them

Integrate climate obligations into contracts

Impose legally binding and enforceable obligations to help meet emissions-reduction targets

Enforce and incentivise decarbonisation through contracts

Agree incentives for meeting climate obligations and set consequences for when they’re not met
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