2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Is the combined authority reporting on its own emissions?

Question code
Governance & Finance (CA)
Emission data reduction
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Criteria met if the combined authority is reporting its own emissions and fulfill all of the following:
- It states whether they are using the Environmental Reporting Guidelines from Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) or Business and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the GCoM Common Reporting Framework (CRF), the Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool (from the LGA), the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Cities (Community Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories) or for Corporate Standards to develop their inventory.

They must state whether they are using either,
- the inventory must cover a continuous period of 12 months, either a calendar year or a financial year
- there must be data from 2019 and 2021 (or the financial year 2021/22)
- they must be measuring their own scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions


Scope 1 emissions are greenhouse gas emissions that an organisation owns or controls directly, such as fuel burnt from their vehicles.

Scope 2 emissions are greenhouse gas emissions that an organisation produces indirectly when they purchase and use energy, such as the emissions created from the electricity the combined authority buys to heat its offices.

Scope 3 emissions are greenhouse gas emissions that are created indirectly in an organisations' supply chain, such as the emissions produced in making the computers or paper that the combined authority buys. Scope 3 also includes any other emissions not within scope 1 and 2.

Question performance

0 points

10 Combined Authorities

1 point

1 Combined Authority
North of Tyne Combined Authority1/1northoftyne-ca.gov.uk
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority0/1
Greater London Authority0/1
Greater Manchester Combined Authority0/1
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority0/1
North East Combined Authority0/1
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority0/1
Tees Valley Combined Authority0/1
West Midlands Combined Authority0/1
West of England Combined Authority0/1
West Yorkshire Combined Authority0/1