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ESG TP 1 Transitional provisions

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Material to which the transitional provision applies

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Transitional provision

(5) Transitional provision: dates in force

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Handbook provision: coming into force

1.1

ESG 2 as it applies to firms falling within Part A (asset managers) of the table in ESG 1A.1.1R(2)2

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ESG 2 is disapplied where a firm does not meet the requirements of an enhanced scope SMCR firm pursuant to SYSC 23 Annex 1 8.2R paragraph 1.

From 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022

Effective date of instrument

1.2

ESG 2 as it applies to firms falling within Part B (asset owners) of the table in ESG 1A.1.1R(2)2

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ESG 2 is disapplied where a firm has assets under management or administration in relation to TCFD in-scope business of less than £25bn calculated as a 3-year rolling average on an annual assessment.

From 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022

Effective date of instrument

1.3

ESG 2.1.1R(1)

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(1)

For a firm to whom the disapplication in ESG TP 1.1 or ESG TP 1.2 is available, the first publication deadline for a TCFD entity report and a public TCFD product report is 30 June 2024.

From 1 January 2022

Effective date of instrument

(2)

For other firms, the first publication deadline for these reports is 30 June 2023.

1.4

ESG 2.1.2R(2)

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For a firm to whom the disapplication in ESG TP 1.1 or ESG TP 1.2 is available, the reporting period that must be covered by one or more TCFD entity reports is to commence from 1 January 2023.

From 1 January 2022

Effective date of instrument

1.5

ESG 2.3.5R(3)

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For a firm to whom the disapplication in ESG TP 1.1 or ESG TP 1.2 is available,

(a) the earliest reporting period for which a person can request on-demand TCFD information 2is to commence from 1 January 2023, and

(b) the earliest a person can request on-demand TCFD information 2is 1 July 2024.

From 1 January 2022

Effective date of instrument

1.6

ESG 2.3.9R(1)(b)

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The first reporting deadline for scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions is 30 June 2024.

From 1 January 2022

Effective date of instrument

21.7

ESG 4.1.16R to ESG 4.1.19R

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A distributor is not required to comply with the rules specified in column 2 until:

From 31 July 2024 in relation to a distributor in paragraph (1) of column 4; and from 2 December 2024 in relation to a distributor in paragraph (2) of column 4.

28 November 2023

(1)

in relation to ESG 4.1.16R to ESG 4.1.18R, 31 July 2024; and

(2)

in relation to ESG 4.1.19R, 2 December 2024

21.8

ESG 4.3.1R

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The rule in column 2 applies from 31 May 2024.

From 31 May 2024

28 November 2023

21.9

ESG 4.3.2R to ESG 4.3.8R

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A manager is not required to comply with the rules specified in column 2 until either:

From either the date on which a sustainability label is first used in relation to a sustainability product or 2 December 2024.

28 November 2023

(1)

the date on which a sustainability label is first used in relation to a sustainability product; or

(2)

2 December 2024.

21.10

ESG 5.1 to ESG 5.3; ESG 5.4 insofar as it relates to the preparation of Part A of a public product-level sustainability report; and ESG 5.5.1R to ESG 5.5.4R

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A manager is not required to comply with the rules specified in column 2 until either:

From either the date on which a sustainability label is first used in relation to a sustainability product or 2 December 2024.

28 November 2023

(1)

the date on which a sustainability label is first used in relation to a sustainability product; or

(2)

2 December 2024.