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NEW: Reporting 2021/22

Public Bodies Duties Compliance – Annual Reporting

All public bodies listed in Schedule 1 of the ‘Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies; Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2015’ as amended by the Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies: Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020, are required to report annually on compliance with climate change duties established under S44 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 and in accordance with Schedule 2 of the 2015 Order.

In response to the global climate emergency and Scotland’s net zero by 2045 target and following public consultation in 2019, the 2020 Amendment Order set out additional annual reporting requirements with effect from 1st April 2021.

All annual compliance reports must now also include:

Reports must be submitted no later than 30th November 2022 to or risk being classed as non-compliant.

Key documents

Master Template: All information and data must be entered using the master template (link to download).

Using pre-2010 Excel: if your organisations runs a pre-2010 version of Microsoft Excel please use this version of the template to avoid known issues with macros (link to download)

Reporting Guidance: updated SSN 2022 Reporting Guidance is now available here.

Additional information and support