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WFMs must be a key stakeholder when drawing up energy and carbon plans 

Workplace and facilities management (WFM) professionals are insufficiently involved in organisations’ plans around energy efficiency and carbon reduction, finds new research by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). In a large-scale survey of WFM professionals conducted in Autumn ...

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Veolia feasibility study highlights potential of carbon capture technology 

Veolia has launched a site feasibility study ahead of a pilot project to use innovative carbon capture processes in energy recovery facilities (ERF) in the UK, which could deliver greater sustainability to marine and aviation transport, and achieve ecological transformation ...

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Sodexo A scored in CDP climate ranking

Sodexo is the only company in its sector to be A scored in CDP climate ranking and joins 346 top-rated companies out of 21,000 companies scored, representing two thirds of the global market capitalisation. This recognition by CDP, a global ...

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Reconomy collaborates to benefit nature and receives SBTi validation of its net zero targets

Circular economy specialist, Reconomy has partnered with Shropshire Wildlife Trust (SWT) and Quarry Farm – a Shropshire landowner – in an initiative to promote biodiversity, nature recovery and offset carbon emissions. The collaboration with SWT and Quarry Farm comes as ...

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Trade body urges Government to focus on retrofit in 2024

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on the Government to help accelerate growth in the number of whole building retrofit projects carried out during 2024. The Association believes only “a holistic approach to building performance” will unlock the ...

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Sodexo ahead of schedule on Net Zero 2040 roadmap

Publishing its annual net zero progress report today, Sodexo UK & Ireland has announced it is now ahead of schedule on its journey to Net Zero 2040. The comprehensive report which covers the period 1 June 2022 to 31 May ...

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ISS gets near-term emissions reduction target validated

ISS’s near-term emissions reduction target has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The validation underscores ISS’s commitment to combating climate change and aligns the company’s decarbonisation goals with the latest scientific advancements and the principles of the ...

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CCF’S carbon reporting tool recognised with Google Award

The new carbon reporting tool that is currently being trialled by insulation, drywall and ceiling product distributors CCF is one of the key initiatives that has helped parent company Travis Perkins plc secure a prestigious award win. The Group has ...

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Amey reduces carbon consumption for courts facilities

Amey’s facilities management business has helped its client deliver a 30 per cent reduction in carbon across its Avon & Somerset Courts contract. These reductions are helping the department meet ambitious national targets and save money. Amey, who deliver reactive ...

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ISS partners with Coolfood to reduce food-related emissions

The workplace experience and facility management company has launched a new low-carbon initiative in partnership with Coolfood. ISS is rolling out the initiative across 38 business and industry sites from 1 October, and healthcare sites in early 2024, which will ...

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