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World’s first carbon neutral hand dryers launched by UK firm

British brand, Dryflow, has launched ten 100% carbon neutral electric hand dryers, as officially verified by ClimatePartner. The verification process saw each dryer meticulously analysed to measure the full extent of its lifetime’s emissions, from ‘cradle to grave’. This ensures ...

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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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Ecoserv Group awarded carbon neutral status

The multi-discipline facilities management company, has achieved certified carbon neutral by offsetting 1,285 tonnes of CO2e. Partnering with Ecologi, Ecoserv Group has offset its 2020 carbon footprint, covering scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, and will maintain neutral status while ...

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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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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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Employee-generated carbon reducing initiatives to be implemented by Amey

The infrastructure services and engineering company has announced the winners of its employee-focused springboard to Net Zero campaign, aimed at generating innovative ideas to help the business reach its net zero ambitions. Amey wanted to support and encourage its employees ...

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BSI awards COP26 certification against sustainable events standard

The planning and delivery of this year’s COP26 event in Glasgow has achieved certification against ISO 20121: Sustainable Events Management following an audit by BSI, the business improvement and standards company. BSI sustainability experts conducted an audit and worked with ...

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Amey commits to science-based targets & Race to Zero

Amey, one of the UK’s largest infrastructure services and engineering companies, has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, the global movement of leading companies working to limit global temperature rise. This campaign brings together the world’s largest group of ...

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Circular Economy predicted to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions

The Circular Economy is set to top the agenda at COP26 which takes place in Glasgow next month, according to Chief Product Officer Development at Advetec, Dr Stephen Wise: “We cannot fix climate change until we transform the global economy, ...

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