Handbook - Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting - June 2024I. Handbook - Harmonised Framework

The Handbook – Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting unites the Green Sector specific documents in one document preserving the content of the initial documents. The objective is to enhance the usability of the initial documents and to avoid repetitions. This 2023 Handbook updates the core principles and recommendations for reporting that provide issuers with a reference as they develop their own reporting. This Handbook also offers impact reporting metrics and sector specific guidance for the GBP project categories.

The indicators listed in this illustrative summary are not exhaustive. The users can find additional Core and Other Sustainability Indicators in the related Handbook. Depending on the projects specificities other indicators might be relevant as well.

In June 2023, the metrics related to Renewable energy (including production, transmission, distribution, appliances and products) and Energy efficiency (such as in new and refurbished buildings, energy storage, district heating, smart grids, appliances and products). While the Core quantitative indicators remain in substance unchanged, the two sections introduce a comprehensive list of “Other Sustainability Indicators”.

The June 2024 edition includes a new Annex on Potential Environmental and/or Social Risks Associated with Eligible Project Categories, that aims to highlight the processes for environmental and social risk identification, the potential green and social risks and metrics and the co-benefits.

Reporting templates are included in Chapter V of this Handbook, for issuers to use and adapt to their own circumstances. These templates make reference to the most commonly used indicators.

These templates are also available in Excel format.

Download in excel - reporting templates from the Handbook - Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting - June 2024

II. Green Sector specific documents

III. Translations of the Handbook - Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting

For the avoidance of doubt, the English language version of the Handbook – Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting is the official version of the document. The below translation is provided for general reference only.

Japanese 2022 edition


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