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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