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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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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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Climate change security hazards to increase by double-digits

According to the first-ever World Security Report by G4S, businesses must prepare for a double-digit increase in climate change hazards that impact physical security in the next year and could threaten supply chains, people and finances. The landmark research, which ...

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Almost half of UK firms concerned about the impact of climate change

Analysis of the ONS’ Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) by global circularity experts, Reconomy, reveals a mismatch between businesses’ worries about climate change and action to mitigate environmental damage. It highlights the vast potential for corporate consensus to accelerate ...

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RICS granted observer status for COP28

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has been granted observer status for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), to be held from 30 November to 12 December at Expo City, Dubai. The institution, representing more than 134,000 ...

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Met Office launches Climate Data Portal to help organisations respond to climate change

The Met Office’s Climate Data Portal has gone live today, giving organisations improved access to climate data and other resources, allowing them to better understand and respond to climate change. Part of the Met Office’s wider strategy to maximise the benefits of ...

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UKGBC publishes insights into measurement and reporting of climate risks to physical assets

The UKGBC has published a landmark review of the strategies and processes that asset-owners can use to adapt and enhance their climate resilience. As buildings, infrastructure and physical assets around the world face increasing risk from more frequent and severe ...

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Compass partners with Giki to empower its workforce to reduce their carbon footprint

Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced a new partnership to enable its 45,000 strong workforce to reduce their personal carbon footprints by an estimated 400kg CO2e each per year. The food and support services provider says the decision to ...

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Ground Control announces commitment to net zero by 2038

Biodiversity and land management business, Ground Control, has announced its commitment to becoming net zero by 2038, in line with targets submitted to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for validation. The transition includes achieving interim targets in 2030 and ...

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Built environment can deliver viable solutions to tackle climate change but only with the political will to scale

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published the final part of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) on global climate change, which outlines how a liveable future is possible if Governments show the critical will to finance, incentivise, ...

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