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Bartlett Mitchell achieves second year certification to The Planet Mark

Independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, has reduced its emissions by 22.3 tCO2 in its second year of carbon footprint reporting with The Planet Mark – a certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. Certification to the programme is ...

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ENGIE partners with UK fruit producer to deliver carbon-negative fruit

ENGIE has been appointed by UK fruit producer, Bardsley England, to be its long-term delivery partner for achieving carbon-negative produce. The partnership will see ENGIE assist Bardsley’s transition to net zero across all its UK fruit producing operations and support ...

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Carbon Trust advises retrofit of heat pump systems in existing buildings to lower emissions

Heat pumps will have a critical role in tackling emissions from London’s buildings and delivering the Mayor’s 2030 net zero ambitions, says a new report from the Carbon Trust.  ‘Heat pump retrofit in London’, commissioned by the Mayor of London, ...

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World Green Building Council celebrates milestone in Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced that the total number of signatories to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment has reached 100, marking a doubling of participation in the programme in just over one year. The Commitment is ...

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Mitie launches Plan Zero City Landscaping Service

Mitie has launched a Plan Zero City Landscaping Service designed to deliver sustainable services for customers with net zero carbon ambitions, by helping reduce emissions in high-pollution areas such as cities and urban environments. The service uses only electric vehicles ...

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Sodexo renews global partnership with WWF

After 10-years of successful collaboration Sodexo has renewed its partnership with global independent conservation organisation, WWF, to focus on reducing its environmental impact and achieving its carbon reduction target. Since 2010, WWF has supported Sodexo with improving its sustainable food ...

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Plastic as a material has a key role to play in reducing carbon emissions

A new report commissioned by Veolia and published by Imperial College highlights the importance of plastic as a material compared to alternatives when examining the carbon emissions. The report titled ‘Examining Material Evidence – The Carbon Fingerprint’ analysed over 70 life-cycle assessments ...

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Arcus FM moves closer to becoming a net-zero emissions business

Arcus has achieved the CO2e Assessed Organisation Carbon Footprint standard, edging the company further along in its journey to becoming a net-zero emissions business. Carbon Footprint Ltd has verified Arcus’ carbon footprint data for the financial year 2019/20, in accordance ...

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Counting carbon

The COVID-19 outbreak has been estimated to have reduced carbon emissions by a quarter in some areas. But will this last once the pandemic is over? Caroline Bartlett, Head of Carbon Accounting at Emitwise The impact COVID-19 has had on ...

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Building data reveals businesses can do more to cut emissions and save costs during lockdown

Businesses can do much more to cut carbon and save costs during the Covid-19 lockdown reveals latest data from Carbon Intelligence which tracked and analysed energy usage from 300 buildings during this period. Covering the commercial office, retail and hotel ...

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