Environmental reporting, management and responsible business

Environmental reporting, management and responsible business guidance:

What are the UN Guiding Principles? In June 2011 the UN Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The UN Human...

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There is a growing recognition that business has a duty to respect human rights to the extent that they are connected to their operations, their supply...

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Defining corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR), also known as corporate responsibility or corporate citizenship is a business management...

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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out strong protections of the green belt. It notes that the government attaches great importance to green belts and...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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An environmental audit may be undertaken: • as an element of due diligence, associated with the acquisition, divestiture or flotation of an organisation or its assets •...

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Environmental claims This Practice Note summarises the principal controls surrounding the use of environmental claims in advertising and covers the following key areas:...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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What is a legal register? A legal register is the documented output from a process where an organisation aims to demonstrate compliance with applicable legislation. The...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental...

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What is an environmental policy? WRAP defines an environmental policy as 'a written statement outlining [an] organisation’s mission in relation to managing the...

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What is ISO 14001? ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that defines the requirements for establishing, implementing and operating an environmental...

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What is environmental social governance (ESG)? Environmental social governance (ESG) is an umbrella term covering a range of environmental, social and governance factors...

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FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: The Pensions Regulator has co-established an industry working group on climate change to produce guidance for pension schemes on climate-related...

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