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£557m government investment for public buildings to switch to cleaner energy 

More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in government funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions. Schools, pools, and hospitals will be supported to make energy efficient upgrades, with over £557 ...

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SFMI seeks partners for pioneering Scope 3 Project

Embarking on the next phase of its groundbreaking Scope 3 Project, the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), an initiative of Acclaro Advisory, is expanding its partnership of organisations and building on the work spearheaded by the collaboration of industry giants BAM ...

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SBTi approval for Churchill’s near-term science-based targets

Churchill Group’s science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions near-term reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The SBTi’s target validation team has determined that Churchill Group’s 1 and 2 scope emission targets align with the 1.5°C ...

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Acclaro Advisory and Datore partner for third stage of SFMI Scope 3 emissions project

Datore has been appointed by Acclaro Advisory to provide essential analytics services for the Scope 3 Emissions Framework Programme, spearheaded by the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI). SFMI’s Framework for Scope 3 Emissions has been designed to empower FM providers, ...

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Sodexo achieves level 3 NHS Evergreen Supplier status

Sodexo Health & Care has achieved level 3 status on NHS’s Evergreen Sustainable Supplier Assessment maturity matrix. The Evergreen Assessment is one of several NHS initiatives designed to support its net zero and wider sustainability objectives and is aimed specifically ...

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Edinburgh College takes leap towards net zero

A new heat decarbonisation project aims to propel Edinburgh College’s ambition to be at the “cutting edge of environmental sustainability” within the further education sector and to dramatically reduce its carbon emissions by 2030. With over 27,000 students, staff and ...

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Mitie partners with Salesforce to develop ‘Emissions Intelligence’ service

‘Emissions Intelligence’ is the latest addition to Mitie’s ‘Plan Zero’, a suite of services to support organisations to decarbonise, improve efficiency and secure their energy supply. Mitie has launched a new managed carbon reporting and reduction service ‘Emissions Intelligence’ to ...

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Keeping house

The work being done by the estates team at the Environment Agency at the lock keeper houses on the River Thames is benefiting occupants and the environment. Sara Bean reports The Environment Agency (EA) plays a pivotal role in supporting ...

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SSE to cut carbon emissions by 90% across London school trust

Business energy supplier, SSE Energy Solutions, has embarked on an ambitious project to reduce carbon emissions by 90 per cent across 11 Harris Federation academies in South East England. Funded through the UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS), the ...

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Veolia feasibility study highlights potential of carbon capture technology 

Veolia has launched a site feasibility study ahead of a pilot project to use innovative carbon capture processes in energy recovery facilities (ERF) in the UK, which could deliver greater sustainability to marine and aviation transport, and achieve ecological transformation ...

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