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DJSI rates Sodexo industry leader across economic, social and environmental dimensions

Sodexo has been named the top rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), for the 13th consecutive year. As a leading global sustainability benchmark and reference for sustainable investing, the DJSI evaluates performance in three principal ...

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Holchem Group launches new holistic green range

Holchem, the UK leader in hygiene technology solutions, have launched the ‘Holistic GreenRange’, a selection of Concentrate and Ready to Use cleaning products that are Ecolabel accredited and designed for use in the hospitality sector. Managing the sustainability of their ...

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Mobilane Green Screens used to create Highways England’s first ‘green bridge’

Highways England has installed its first ‘green bridge’ as part of the new £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway, and has used Mobilane Green Screens as part of the innovative new feature. The project to improve links between ...

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2017 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building has been announced. Six buildings will now compete for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The prestigious award ...

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IAQ could become an issue for new buildings

Developers could soon be required to reach an agreed standard of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) if they are to gain planning permission for new buildings. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who has made tackling pollution a key priority of his ...

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WGBC warns every building needs to be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2050 if we are to meet climate change targets

The building sector is currently responsible for 30 per cent of global emissions, roughly equivalent to that of China. According to a new report by the World Green Building Council (WGBC), all buildings need to be operating at net zero carbon by 2050 if ...

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Separation Issues

A cohesive waste strategy not only saves money, it can help build a reputation for good environmental management, says Bradley Smith, Grundon Waste Management Effective, responsible management of an organisation’s waste is not only good for the environment, enhancing the ...

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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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Serco wins £38m Rushmoor deal

Serco has won a 10-year partnership deal with Rushmoor Borough Council to manage waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, and grounds maintenance and introduce a range of environmental services specifically developed to meet the needs of local people. The partnership has ...

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City of London calls on businesses to recycle half a million cups in one month

This April will see the launch of the UK’s biggest push to date to tackle the issue of disposable coffee cup recycling. The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile, which holds the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of ...

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