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Do traditional cleaning products made from petrochemicals meet the demands of FM’s ESG goals?

By Georgia Jordan, Content Writer at Biological Preparations Responding to the widespread growth of the environmental movement, many cleaning products are adopting visible eco-initiatives like minimising plastic waste and addressing transport-related Scope 3 emissions. While monitoring transportation is important in ...

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FMs who seek to optimise their building operations must remain open to 15-minute cities

By William Poole-Wilson, Founder and Managing Director, WILL+PARTNERS The 15-minute city is a revolutionary urban planning concept centred around creating self-sufficient neighbourhoods where residents can access their daily needs within a 15-minute walk or bike ride from their homes. This ...

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A shift in modern working behaviours can be used to improve inclusivity

Chris Jay, Managing Director of Bascule Disability Training For many businesses the home working revolution is coming to an end, with several already demanding that staff return to the office. Interestingly, not all businesses are using the stick approach. Some ...

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Avoiding the bystander effect in decarbonisation

By Tim Rook, Chief Markets Officer at Clade Engineering Systems Most organisations have an active desire to tackle climate change and make positive changes within their business practice towards long-term sustainability. Climate initiatives, business grants, and information about renewable energy ...

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Poor mental health can have serious consequences on health and safety within the construction sector

By Chris Handley, Construction Director at Concert Thank goodness we’re beyond the days where poor mental health was deemed to be a weakness or flaw. However, we still have a way to go in order to recognise suffering in others. ...

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On the road to net zero, science-based targets lead the way

By Sarah Hotchen, MD for NG Bailey’s Facilities Services division  Back in 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that global warming must not exceed 1.5°C to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. To achieve this, emissions must ...

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Sustainability: Why changing the world means changing behaviours

By Siobhan Riordan, Head of Sustainability – ISS UK & Ireland The world is at a critical moment, facing unprecedented global environmental challenges and societal change. We’ve just seen the hottest-ever recorded temperature on earth, while this summer and 2020 ...

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Working together to create a better future

By Craig Bowman, General Manager UK & Ireland, Kimberly-Clark Professional As a global manufacturer, Kimberly-Clark’s tissue business is classified as an energy-intensive industry in many markets. We take this position and the opportunities it gives us to be a sustainability ...

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How can we attract more talent to work in FM?

By Toby Feldman, Marketing Executive at Infraspeak As I wandered around the Facilities Show 2023 in the ExCeL Centre, London, chatting to managers from companies big and small, I asked people: “What is the biggest challenge impacting your operations right ...

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We must engage and support property users to create the property estates of the future

By Craig McGilvray, Amey Managing Director of FM Business Successful decarbonisation of the UK’s building stock is central to meeting the nation’s goal to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2050. According to recent estimates by the National Infrastructure ...

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