Additional external resources

See below for additional resources to support the development of your transition plans.

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Integrity Matters: Net zero commitments by businesses, financial institutions, cities and regions

This report from the United Nations High-Level Expert Group sets out practical recommendations to bring integrity, transparency and accountability to net zero by establishing clear standards and criteria.

What Makes a Transition Plan Credible?

This report from the Climate Policy Initiative proposes a set of key elements for financial institutions to consider when evaluating the credibility of counterparty transition plans and outlines steps they can take in response to the transition plan assessment, depending on the credibility of the counterpart transition plan.

OECD Guidance on Transition Finance

This guidance from the OECD sets out elements of credible corporate climate transition plans, which aim to align with the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement.

WWF’s criteria for credible climate and nature transition plans for financial institutions

This position paper presents WWF’s view on key criteria and expectations that make up a credible climate and nature transition plan for financial institutions.

Making transition plans just – How to embed the just transition into financial sector net zero plans

This report from the London School of Economics provides guidance to financial institutions on how they can incorporate consideration of the social dimension of climate action – in other words, a just transition – within their net zero transition plans.