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Climate Change Act, 2008

United Kingdom Current 2008

This Act was introduced to ensure that the UK accounts for all six Kyoto gas groups.

Issuer name

Secretary of State

Government ministry

Environment

More information

The government shall exercise powers under the 2006 Companies Act to require the inclusion of Green House Gas (GHG) reporting in a company's Directors' Report.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

The Secretary of State (and then it make regulation for the companies)

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

Directors' report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Climate & GHG emissions

Status

Current

Country

United Kingdom

Region

Europe

Date of publication

2008

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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