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Businesses have a major part to play in helping the UK reach its target of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. The Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) legalisation requires organisations to publicly report energy use, carbon emissions, and energy efficiency, and it can be an important first step to achieving your carbon reduction targets.
What is SECR?
SECR came into force in April 2019 and is a set of sustainability regulations requiring large organisations to report energy and carbon emissions as well as energy efficiency measures taken throughout the year, on an annual basis. It affects almost 12 thousand companies putting more responsibility on them to choose how they measure and report their emissions.
Do you need to comply?
Large UK incorporated companies are required to comply with SECR if they have two of the three qualifying conditions;
- at least 250 employees,
- an annual turnover of more than£36m
- an annual balance sheet total over £18m
Achieving SECR compliance
Specialist energy consultants such as ENGIE can support your business by providing end-to-end assistance for all your SECR obligations. At ENGIE we will calculate accurate emissions, produce your SECR report and provide a template that fits your business for future use. We will identify the most appropriate metrics to measure your business against and express your emissions as a ratio of activities chosen specifically for you. We can carry out all necessary audits to ensure you are fully compliant, all with minimal disruption to you.
Already SECR compliant? – take the next step with ENGIE Certify
Our ENGIE Certify service covers all your compliance requirements – If you’re already SECR compliant that is a great first step to achieving your carbon reduction targets, ENGIE can help you progress by working with you to produce a net zero roadmap. By looking at energy efficiency, renewable generation and energy sourcing we can show you how you can make your business net zero, and we can help you achieve it.
Find out more about how ENGIE can support your SECR reporting and help you achieve your net zero ambitions here.
ENGIE specialises in the production and supply of low carbon energy, services and regeneration supporting the net zero carbon transition.
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