Board Minutes: Consideration of Climate Change Factors

Darcy's Board Minutes

Introducing specific drafting into board minutes to encourage directors to consider their net zero targets and/ or carbon footprint and climate change risks as a routine part of their decision-making.

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.

Green Supplier Agreement Terms

Zoë & Bea’s Clause

Green procurement clauses and a checklist to make a standard supplier agreement focus on emissions across a value chain.

Supplier Environmental Threshold Obligations

Teddy's Clause

Insert at purchase warranties for environmental performance and continuous improvement obligations. This will build in long term environmental improvements and transparency into supply agreements.

Net Zero Target Supply Chain Cascade Clauses

Owen's Clause

Clauses that “back to back” or align a business’ net zero target with its supply chain and business partners, thus enabling the business to achieve its target or take control to achieve it.

Green Termination Provision (Short Form)

Annie's Clause

A clause that allows a right of termination for a customer so that they can pivot to a greener supplier to meet their sustainability, climate or other environmental objectives.

Termination for Greener Supplier

Agatha's Clause

The clause gives customers a right to switch supplier if the existing supplier is unable to match a ‘greener’ offer made by an alternative supplier.