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Mace achieves 2020 net zero carbon goal

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has achieved its ambition to be a net zero carbon business in 2020. Following a statement in January 2020 that the company had committed to the ambitious target, the executive board has confirmed that ...

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The driving seat

The FM sector will drive a green recovery says Simon King, Mitie’s Director of Sustainability and Social Value The UK Government recently announced its ten-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, a major milestone in the nation’s race to net ...

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CCC presents route map for a fully decarbonised nation

In a world first, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has presented a detailed route map for a fully decarbonised nation. Last year, the UK became the first major economy to make Net Zero emissions law. In its new landmark 1,000-page ...

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Mitie launches five step guide to net zero carbon emissions

Mitie has launched its new step-by-step guide to reaching net zero carbon emissions, the Plan Zero Playbook. Following five phases, the ‘A to E process’, the Playbook is designed to demonstrate to businesses, big or small, how to create a ...

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VINCI’s environmental strategy moves up a gear

VINCI Facilities and VINCI Construction UK accelerated its drive towards its target of 40 per cent reduction in carbon emissions with the delivery of its first tranche of Polestar 2s. Six cars have been delivered to the VINCI plc headquarters ...

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ENGIE to help South Somerset achieve zero carbon goals

ENGIE has been contracted by South Somerset District Council (SSDC) to develop a net zero carbon roadmap to help achieve zero carbon at 10 of its largest energy-consuming sites. The move follows SSDC’s declaration of a climate ecological emergency in ...

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ENGIE achieves Carbon Trust Triple Standard

ENGIE UK has achieved the Carbon Trust Triple Standard, certifying its exemplary performance over the last three years in reducing carbon emissions, water use and waste-to-landfill. Carbon Trust Standards are marks of excellence for organisations that follow best practice in ...

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Mitie helps Vodafone UK achieve energy savings worth £10m in three years

Mitie has supported Vodafone UK in reducing its carbon footprint, saving 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy, equivalent to 25,000 tonnes of CO2 in just three years. The energy saved could power a town with a population of 65,000 people for ...

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Interserve helping the NHS to reduce its carbon footprint

Interserve’s support services and construction businesses are delivering four major LED and light improvement schemes at hospitals across the UK that will reduce the NHS’s carbon footprint, save money and provide better illumination. Once all the current projects are completed ...

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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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