News: Energy and Carbon Reporting

Posted on 15th November 2018

Get ready for Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR)

 

From April 2019, large businesses will have to include carbon & energy information in their Annual Report.

 

The following information needs to be included:

– Greenhouse gas emissions – Scope 1 & 2 emissions arising from energy use in buildings & transport, including electricity, gas, vehicles & refrigerants.

– Energy consumption data.

– Details of energy efficiency activities undertaken.

 

To prepare, start putting in place processes for collecting data & making the carbon calculations. Many companies find this a challenge, particularly transport data.

 

SECR applies to quoted and large unquoted companies registered in the UK (>250 employees or turnover >£36m).

 

However, there are a lot of changes to energy legislation & costs next year that will affect all businesses, such as a 45% increase in the Levy applied to energy bills.

 

Make sure you’re aware of all of these, to reduce the risk & cost implications to your business or indeed your clients.

 

Call Anya Ledwith of Eshcon for help to get started.

www.eshcon.co.uk

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