Technical analysis of key elements of the climate benchmark standards & potential solutions

This document forms part of 2° Investing Initiative’s response to the European Commission’s consultation on the draft delegated regulation for minimum climate benchmark standards.

Among other solutions for improving the benchmarks, it proposes:

  • An independent process for evaluating the effects of policy to date
  • More rigorous safeguards for managing conflicts of interest
  • Broader consideration of citizens’ wants and needs
  • An agenda based on existing scientific evidence on ways to reduce emissions and improve the sustainability of the EU economy

About our funders: This project has received funding from the European Union’s Life NGO program under Grant No LIFE19 NGO/SGA/countryDE/100040. This work reflects the authors’ views only, and the funder is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.