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Offsetting options

Is carbon offsetting still a viable option for businesses to achieve net zero? Sally Phillips, Director of Corporate and Strategic at npower Business Solutions explores the options In its recent ‘Progress Report to Government’, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) stated ...

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Optimised advantage

Mike Darby, CEO and Co-Founder of Demand Logic explains the advantages of using optimised Building Management Systems solutions to help reduce carbon emissions in buildings Currently, construction and operations in the built environment are responsible for 26 per cent of ...

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On the road to net zero, science-based targets lead the way

By Sarah Hotchen, MD for NG Bailey’s Facilities Services division  Back in 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that global warming must not exceed 1.5°C to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. To achieve this, emissions must ...

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CCF is on the road to lower carbon deliveries with HVO fuel

As part of its commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its business operations, leading insulation, drywall and ceiling product distributor CCF has invested in a new sustainable fuel source to cut carbon emissions across its delivery fleet. CCF has ...

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Global report finds fewer than half of organisations expect to meet decarbonisation targets by 2030

A global report by Siemens Smart Infrastructure has found there is limited alignment on priorities and how best to progress towards a decarbonised and resource-efficient world. Although half of people surveyed believe the infrastructure transition is accelerating in their region, ...

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The BCIA releases a new technical guide that addresses embodied carbon

The BCIA’s Technical Working Group has produced a new Technical Guide titled “Building Energy Management System (BEMS) Design and Embodied Carbon” which highlights how embodied carbon can be reduced in BEMS systems. Embodied carbon is the equivalent carbon dioxide (CO2) ...

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Edwin James Group driving down carbon emissions

The engineering services provider has launched a pilot programme that will eventually replace around 70 diesel vans per year with eco-friendly alternatives. The new vans mark the initial step towards electrifying the entire van fleet, with engineers currently testing their ...

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Research finds FMs have an increasing role in worker and workplace emissions reporting and reduction initiatives

A new study commissioned by climate tech firm, Mobilityways, of facilities managers working for large UK companies employing more than 500 staff, found that 74 per cent of their firms had already started reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions linked to ...

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NEC Group cuts carbon emissions by 222 tonnes per annum

The live events company has announced ground-breaking environmental achievement of carbon savings through improved waste management practices Working in partnership with international facilities service specialist OCS Group and sustainable waste management company Biffa, the NEC Group has reduced its carbon ...

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Crown UK&I records 38% reduction in CO2e emissions

Crown Worldwide Group in the UK and Ireland (Crown UK&I) has reported a 38 per cent cut in its Scope 1 and 2 C02e emissions since 2019. Revealed in the region’s annual Sustainability Report, the reduction has been driven by ...

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