Climate Contract playbook releases further construction clauses

Earlier this year Samuel Ash Croft blogged about the Chancery Lane Climate Contract Playbook, third edition. Click here for his blog.  As Samuel mentioned in his blog, the Playbook provides precedent drafting to help parties to commercial transactions address climate change in a variety of legal documents. Samuel mentioned some of the commercial and construction clauses available. The playbook is free to access on the Chancery Lane Project website.

On 19 April, the Chancery Lane Project introduced a further 21 clauses including two new construction clauses: 

  • Ashkan's clause - Sustainable On Site Working Practices.  A clause (which is revenue neutral for the Employer) requiring contractors and project delivery teams to use sustainable working practices on site in order to reduce the energy used in construction.
  • Izzy's clause - Benchmarking of Project Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. This clause provides a mechanism that benchmarks the contractor's carbon footprint against the market.

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