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SSE to cut carbon emissions by 90% across London school trust

Business energy supplier, SSE Energy Solutions, has embarked on an ambitious project to reduce carbon emissions by 90 per cent across 11 Harris Federation academies in South East England. Funded through the UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS), the ...

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Decarbonisation of real estate hindered by “lack of alignment” between owners and occupiers

According to a new report from the Urban Land Institute C Change programme, progress on the decarbonisation of real estate portfolios is being held back by a lack of understanding and collaboration between property owners and occupiers. It states if ...

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The role of plumbing and heating in successful retrofit and renovation

As the UK progresses on the road to net-zero, RWC’s Richard Bateman, Product Marketing Manager for Plumbing and Heating, explores the importance of retrofit and renovation – and why heating and plumbing installers have a leading role to play. There ...

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Veolia successfully completes vehicle-to-grid trial

The waste collection fleet operator plans to electrify all of its 1,800 Refuse Collection Vehicles, RCV, in the country by 2040, and has unveiled a world-first vehicle-to-grid (V2G) innovation that will enable waste collection trucks to power UK homes by ...

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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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Green horizons

Catherine Wheatley, Head of Energy Services, Mitie says AI will play a major role in supporting the FM sector’s green agenda this year As King Charles put it when addressing world leaders at COP28, now is the time for ‘transformational ...

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Mitie outlines decarbonisation predictions for 2024

Mitie has launched its Net Zero Navigator 2024, detailing nine key decarbonisation predictions for the year ahead along with advice and support for organisations taking their next steps on the transition to net zero. Carbon reporting Research from the Net ...

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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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Avoiding the bystander effect in decarbonisation

By Tim Rook, Chief Markets Officer at Clade Engineering Systems Most organisations have an active desire to tackle climate change and make positive changes within their business practice towards long-term sustainability. Climate initiatives, business grants, and information about renewable energy ...

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Wates cements presence as a leader in social housing retrofit

Wates has secured £107 million of Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Wave 2.1 contracts on behalf of 17 social landlords. The milestone comes eight months after the Government allocated its latest round of SHDF funding, a total of £778 million ...

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