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Vital Energi awarded £25m deal to reduce Nottingham City Hospital’s carbon footprint

Vital Energi, a provider of energy generation, energy distribution and energy management solutions, has won a £25 million contract with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the Trust’s carbon footprint by 14,000 tonnes a year, and guarantee energy savings ...

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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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Downsizing businesses urged not to let unwanted office furniture go to waste

Fears that Britain could be left with a mountain of unwanted office desks, chairs and equipment have led sustainability experts to urge businesses to consider more sustainable options before disposing of office furniture and adding to an already substantial commercial ...

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Built environment to collaborate on Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project

Four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment have been announced by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The Roadmap, announced in December, aims ...

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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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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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Ground Control joins global environmental group

External maintenance and commercial landscaping company, Ground Control, has been selected join the global EV100 Group in recognition of accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) as part of the company’s commitment to lower its carbon footprint. In being granted ...

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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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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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