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Applications for UKGBC’s Future Leaders 2022 programme are now open

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for the 2022 cohort of its prestigious Future Leaders Programme, seeking to attract a select group of the best and brightest minds in the built environment to focus on critical issues ...

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Mitie drives charge point infrastructure for Royal London

Mitie is supporting mutual insurance, pensions and investment company, Royal London, with its sustainability strategy, having installed the first 10 electric vehicle (EV) charge points at its office in Alderley Park. In addition to the initial installation, Mitie is ensuring ...

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UhUb and Planet Mark join forces to help mutual clients with their own Planet Mark Certification with information sharing, new reports and 10% off their first year’s certification

The period between 2020 to 2030, proclaimed as the Decade of Action by the United Nations, is likely to be the most important for the planet and society. It is critical that businesses, individuals, cities and governments work together to ...

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Salisbury Group commits to being a Climate Positive Company

The facilities management business has unveiled a plan to go beyond net zero and be a Climate Positive Company from this year onwards. Alongside a detailed plan to move to sustainable operations, Salisbury Group has committed to investing 110 per ...

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Business owners urged to protect their facilities from the effects of climate change

As the UK continues to experience unpredictable weather, property care experts, MSL, are warning about the impact this could be having on our buildings. Climate change is bringing extremes of weather which are affecting the structure and safety of essential business ...

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Compass Group UK & Ireland commits to reach Net Zero by 2030

The foodservice provider has committed to reaching Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions across its own operations and its value chain by 2030. Compass Group UK & Ireland has aligned its climate ambitions by committing to develop science-based targets to limit ...

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UKGBC names UK Built Environment Climate Ambassadors

A number of influential property leaders have been appointed as UK Built Environment Climate Ambassadors, mobilised to fight climate change ahead of the United Nations COP26 summit in Glasgow in November. The construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure is ...

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FM favours ‘quick win initiatives’ over strategy to combat climate change

The UK facilities management sector does not possess a thorough, detailed strategic approach to combatting climate change, according to new research by VINCI Facilities. In the autumn of last year, VINCI Facilities asked over 200 decision-makers how far their organisations ...

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Ground Control achieves carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule

Landscaping and maintenance services firm, Ground Control, has reached its goal of achieving carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule. Certification by the Carbon Trust followed a detailed analysis of Ground Control’s carbon emissions and illustrates the company’s commitment ...

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ISS supports Food Waste Action Week campaign

ISS has joined WRAP’s inaugural Food Waste Action Week (1 -7 March, 2021), an event dedicated to raising awareness of the environmental consequences of wasting food, and promoting activities that will help make wasting food a thing of the past. ...

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