From 01 April, approximately 11,000 of the UK’s largest companies will be required to report their global energy usage in financial reporting under the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations.
This guidance includes changes which take effect from 1 April 2019. These changes require all UK quoted companies to report on their global energy use in addition to greenhouse gas emissions in their annual Directors’ Report. There are also requirements for large unquoted companies and limited liability partnerships to disclose their annual energy use and greenhouse gas emissions and related information.
These requirements affect:
The government encourages all other companies to report similarly, although this remains voluntary.