Electronic Notices

Arthur & Charlie's Clause

Arthur & Charlie’s Clause ensures that any notice provided under the agreement must be delivered in a manner that minimises travel and the use of paper. It can be used in any commercial agreement.

Emissions Notification Obligation

Dharana & Keshan’s Clause

Dharana & Keshan's Clause requires parties to measure their emissions and report on them in line with the climate reporting framework in Aotearoa New Zealand's Financial Reporting Act 2013.

Green Dispute Resolution

Liam & Isobel's Clause

Liam & Isobel's Clause provides certainty that any dispute must be handled in a manner that minimises travel and reduces the use of paper. It can be used in any commercial agreement.

Ambitious Carbon Neutral Clause

Marguerite & Annabelle’s Clause

Marguerite & Annabelle’s Clause obliges a company to operate consistently with an emissions reduction target and its shareholders to engage in climate change mitigation or relinquish their benefits.

Electronic Signatures

Alysha & Daniel’s Clause

Alysha & Daniel's Clause requires parties to sign documents electronically, to avoid the need to print copies. It can be used in any commercial agreement.

Further Assurances

Dominic & Bria's Clause

Dominic & Bria's Clause requires the parties to consider the emissions associated with the performance of the agreement. It can be used in any commercial agreement.

Carbon Neutral Agreement Clause

Mackenzie & Maggie’s Clause

Mackenzie & Maggie’s Clause places a 'light green' obligation on shareholders to work towards operating the company in a carbon neutral manner.

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.

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.

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.

Coolerplate Clauses (Climate Aligned Boilerplate)

Nico's Clause

‘Coolerplate’ generic clauses for every contract: embedding climate issues and net zero targets in the entire contract so that these flow into contract management and the commercial lifecycle.

Climate Contract Risk Sharing (ex Force Majeure)

Iris' Clause

Amendments and additions to standard Force Majeure agreements to ensure contracting parties work together to balance financial risks and avoid unintended adverse environmental and social issues.

Environmental Business Charter

Chloe's Clause

The Environmental Business Charter – a “soft touch” introduction to how environmental concerns can be integrated into the corporate and legal services environment.