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Cleanology goes electric in its latest sustainability move

Following a deal signed with Nissan last autumn, pioneering UK cleaning firm Cleanology has taken delivery of its brand new all-electric London fleet. “This move reduces emissions and lowers our carbon footprint, significantly improving our environmental sustainability credentials, and the ...

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Amey sets out Roadmap to Net Zero

Infrastructure services and engineering company, Amey, has set out a roadmap to reduce its carbon emissions and reach carbon net zero by 2040. To achieve this goal, Amy has set itself two ambitious targets: Achieve Scope 1 and 2 Net ...

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Willmott Dixon achieves Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s Supply Chain Standard

The independent construction and property services company, has become the first contractor – and one of only three companies globally – to achieve Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s industry leading Supply Chain Standard. Achieving a score of 82 per ...

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Government unveils ‘ambitious’ low-carbon blue print to cut emissions

The Government has announced an“ambitious” blue print to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector and over £1 billion to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals. The new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy builds on the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan for ...

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Jump launches Net Zero Challenge

Sustainability engagement expert Jump has launched the Net Zero Challenge, a new initiative to help people and organisations achieve their net zero goals. The Net Zero Challenge is a sustainability engagement tool combining a digital platform with innovative communications that helps ...

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Veolia secures place on ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery Framework

Global resource management company, Veolia, has secured a place on all four lots of the new ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery (NZCD) Framework. Designed to advance progress on public sector’s carbon targets, the framework is specifically aimed at accelerating procurement, delivering ...

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Workers dislike of Mondays and Fridays threatens post-Covid-19 environmental dividend 

New working practices mean workers will still split their time between the office and home following their return to the workplace later this year, however analysis by global consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has found that people want to work ...

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Actuate UK welcomes CIBSE TM65 guide to embodied carbon in building services

Engineering services umbrella alliance Actuate UK has welcomed the publication of guidance from Actuate UK member the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) that outlines the assessment of embodied carbon for products that deliver mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) ...

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Sustainability programmes save 4,200 tonnes of CO2 emissions through 3 million positive actions in 2020

Participants in sustainability engagement programmes spanning the private and public sectors have achieved a milestone three million positive actions in 2020 and prevented 4.2 million kilograms of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere. The programmes, designed and provided by sustainability ...

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Mitie Landscapes introduces zero emission gritting service

The landscaping arm of Mite has launched the UK’s first zero emission gritting service for commercial use, using a 100 per cent electric vehicle (EV) with a battery-powered gritter attached and sustainable white marine salt. The new service is being ...

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