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Jump signs up 16 NHS Trusts alongside £100k funding win from SBRI Healthcare 

The sustainability engagement expert’s work for the NHS has received a major boost with the announcement from SBRI Healthcare that it has been awarded £99,076. Jump is one of 10 winners in the national funding competition, delivering a net zero ...

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Major companies are failing on their climate pledges

The headline climate pledges of 25 of the world’s largest companies in reality only commit to reduce their emissions by 40 per cent on average, not 100 per cent as suggested by their “net zero” and “carbon neutral” claims, according ...

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ISS pledges to reach full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

ISS has committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions within scope 1 and 2 by 2030 and full-scope net zero emissions by 2040, including its full supply chain. The global workplace experience and facility management company has also pledged ...

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Landsec participates in the CUBE Competition to tackle building energy use

Landsec has become the latest participant to sign up to the UK-wide CUBE Competition, designed to help landlords, building managers and occupiers improve energy efficiency in their commercial buildings through gamification and behavioural change. The UK real estate company has ...

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Enva announces significant improvement in Co2 avoidance

Enva, a provider of recycling and specialist resource recovery solutions in the UK and Ireland, has launched its 2021 Sustainability Report which shows the business has saved 10 times more CO2 emissions from sustainably managing its customers’ waste than it ...

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Broadening the scope

Anthony Ainsworth, COO at npower Business Solutions explains why Scope 3 needs to be on your sustainability agenda At the start of this year, there was real optimism that 2021 would be a year of major climate action. While several ...

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International coalition publishes universal standard for reporting embodied carbon in construction

The world’s first universal standard for reporting carbon dioxide emissions used in the building and lifecycle of structures – also known as ‘embodied and operational carbon’ within the construction industry has been published. Globally agreed by 49 prominent professional bodies, ...

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First insight into new scope 3 framework from SFMI and BAM project is published

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have released part 1 of an FM industry standardised approach to measure the full extent of emissions for the delivery of FM services. This is aiming to support customers on with ...

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CIBSE publishes new Guidance on Electrification for Net Zero

New guidance on the design and operation of building electrical services that focus on the electrification of buildings in the drive to net zero carbon has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The UK’s drive ...

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Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital appoints DMA Group to incorporate energy saving measures

Property maintenance specialist, DMA Group, has been appointed by Rye, Winchlesea & District Memorial Hospital to design and deliver energy saving measures across its site in East Sussex. The hospital, which is already an existing maintenance customer of DMA Group, is ...

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