Environmental issues

Environmental issues guidance:

Why are lenders concerned about environmental risk? The ever growing number of environmental laws has affected the way that lenders perceive environmental risk and has...

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Lenders' risk exposure Lenders are increasingly concerned with environmental risk in their day to day secured lending businesses. All major UK banks now have to make, to...

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Land contamination liabilities The main types of liabilities associated with land contamination and water pollution are summarised in Table A. Table A—Summary of main...

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Companies operating in the UK may be required to report on environmental matters in accordance with: • the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) • accounting standards, and •...

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Practitioners should be aware of the extent that social, environmental and ethical considerations must be taken into account in investment decisions. Pension scheme...

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The Equator Principles (EPs) are a risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in project financings. Introduced by...

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Key drivers for voluntary environmental reporting A company may choose to report on environmental matters: • to gain a better understanding of its exposure to...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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