UK government confirms mandatory TCFD rules
The UK will become the first G20 country to legally force large companies to report their exposure to climate risks using recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).The mandatory rules will take effect from 6 April 2021, and apply to over 1,300 of the largest UK-registered companies and financial institutions. This will include banks and insurers, as well as priv
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