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Sodexo backs first ever Food Waste Action Week

Sodexo has partnered with WRAP in support of the first ever Food Waste Action Week (1-7 March) to tackle food waste and help save the planet. The initiative, part of WRAP’s Love Food Hate Waste campaign, aims to help people ...

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Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work unveils new sustainability strategy

Chiswick Park, the business campus located in West London, has launched Enjoy-Work Together, a new Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) strategy for 2021.  The ESG strategy assesses the impact of the sustainability and ethical practices of the business. Each ESG factor ...

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FM industry is held back by short term thinking says VINCI

Research by VINCI Facilities argues that the FM industry is held back by short-term thinking. In a survey of over 200 respondents, drawn from leaders within the FM and built environment sectors, focussing on four key issues: wellbeing, climate change, ...

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UKGBC announces latest signatories to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

To mark World Green Building Week 2020 (21-25 September), the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has named the latest signatories to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment. The new signatories to the Commitment were highlighted on Tuesday (22 September) during ...

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World Green Building Council celebrates milestone in Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced that the total number of signatories to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment has reached 100, marking a doubling of participation in the programme in just over one year. The Commitment is ...

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Findings reveal many organisations view climate change as more pressing than coronavirus

Sustainability consultant, ETL, has consulted with public and private sector organisations and found that 63 per cent of those asked believe climate change is much more pressing than coronavirus. The findings also revealed that 75 per cent of respondents strongly ...

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Arcus FM moves closer to becoming a net-zero emissions business

Arcus has achieved the CO2e Assessed Organisation Carbon Footprint standard, edging the company further along in its journey to becoming a net-zero emissions business. Carbon Footprint Ltd has verified Arcus’ carbon footprint data for the financial year 2019/20, in accordance ...

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Derwent fm joins EP100 initiative

Derwent fm has signed up to The Climate Group’s business initiative on efficient energy (EP100), which brings together  a growing group of energy-smart companies  committed to improving their energy productivity and doing more with less. The organisation is joining the EP100 ...

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Pledge to Net Zero founders urge environment sector to continue tackling greenhouse gas emissions

Ahead of World Environment Day this Friday (5 June), the organisations behind Pledge to Net Zero have urged environmental services firms to remain steadfast in their commitment to reducing greenhouse gases in the sector, despite the short-term distractions of Covid-19. ...

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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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