Corporate Decarbonisation Research Contract

Corporate Decarbonisation Research Contract

This project seeks to explore: A. The extent of UK emissions currently covered by UK-based corporations with Science Based Targets.

Contract summary



    • Experimental development services – 73120000
    • Research consultancy services – 73210000
    • Environmental impact assessment other than for construction – 90711000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£20,000 to £30,000

Procurement reference


Published date

24 February 2021

Closing date

19 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

29 March 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

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Purpose of project:
This project seeks to explore:
A. The extent of UK emissions currently covered by UK-based corporations with Science Based Targets (SBTs)
B. The potential for UK corporations’ emissions reductions through SBTs to contribute to overall UK decarbonisation efforts if more companies set such targets
These deliverables by a service provider will form the first two parts of a larger project that would also consider
C. The potential contribution of corporate investment in Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) to climate change in addition to 1.5°C emission reduction targets
D. The policy framework required to incentivise more companies to go above and beyond SBTs through investments in NBS

Respondents to have submitted a proposal (up to 6 pages maximum) outlining a methodological approach to delivering this project, according to the scope and specification, for decision by WWF. All responses to this call for proposals should be submitted to Eleanor Lee ( no later than 10am on 19th March 2021.

In their bid, consultants should set out and support with evidence where necessary their proposed approach and methodology, their relevant experience, an outline project plan and full costs and expenses. The response should also note the consultants’ preferred approaches to future advocacy work (see output section) with the report and to how the report would be presented in terms of identity and ownership (see output and copyright sections above). Respondents should indicate whether they accept WWF-UK’s Standard Terms and Conditions.


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How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Eleanor Lee


The Living Planet Centre,Brewery Road