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A big week for sustainability reporting- and reasons to give us hope!
The scope of environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting and funder due diligence can cause quite a headache.  But several publications last week gave us reasons to hope.
ESG considerations and your supply chain commercial contracts – working to Net Zero
In June 2019 the UK Government committed to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To assist in achieving this aim, reporting requirements of large or listed companies were expanded to include sustainability matters.
Heat and Buildings Strategy 2021: Do the Government’s plans go far enough?
The eagerly anticipated Heat and Buildings Strategy 2021 has now, finally, been published (on 19 October 2021).
Devonshires comment on the ongoing ‘Improving home energy performance through lenders’ Government consultation
On 18 November, the Government’s consultation on ‘Improving home energy performance through lenders’ opened, closing on 12th February 2021.
The Decarbonisation Series: The Governance Perspective
The latest in our Decarbonisation Series takes a look at Governance and Regulatory issues.
The Decarbonisation Series: Development Challenges
How can Housing Associations budget and plan for retrofitting developments?
The Decarbonisation Series: Procurement Challenges
Net zero and retrofitting - procurement challenges for Housing Associations
Development uncertainty continuing in the Solent Area
A recent decision to refuse an extra bedroom in a Portsmouth House in Multiple Occupation on the grounds that it would cause harm to the environment is a reminder of the effect of Natural England’s (NE) advice about nitrate pollution in the Solent area.
Inspectors report on the draft London Plan published
The London Plan is the statutory Spatial Development Strategy for Greater London prepared by the Mayor of London. A panel of Inspectors, appointed by the Secretary of State to examine the draft London Plan, have published their report.