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New hospitals set for a sustainable future

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has set an ambition to meet new standards for greener and more sustainable hospitals in the UK, as part of its Hospitals of the Future Project that will see the construction of two new state-of-the-art ...

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BSI awards COP26 certification against sustainable events standard

The planning and delivery of this year’s COP26 event in Glasgow has achieved certification against ISO 20121: Sustainable Events Management following an audit by BSI, the business improvement and standards company. BSI sustainability experts conducted an audit and worked with ...

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Be on the right side reducing plastics in the environment

Plastics, particularly waste plastics, are one of the most ubiquitous man-made materials on the planet. Waste plastics can be found on the peak of Mount Everest and the bottom of the Mariana Trench, in the Antarctic and Artic, in the ...

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ISS announces new Global Head of Sustainability

In another sign that the FM sector is building up its green credentials, Tracy Nilsson will join ISS as Global Head of Sustainability on 1 January 2022. With the hire of an experienced international profile that has spent most of ...

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Amey commits to science-based targets & Race to Zero

Amey, one of the UK’s largest infrastructure services and engineering companies, has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, the global movement of leading companies working to limit global temperature rise. This campaign brings together the world’s largest group of ...

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CIWM launches new strategy ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has launched its new strategy, ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’, to support the UK waste and recycling sector in promoting more sustainable consumption, minimising waste and protecting the world’s environment ...

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UK FM sector not doing enough about planetary and personal wellbeing

The FM sector is not taking a strategic approach or taking enough specific action to address its responsibilities towards the wellbeing being of individuals and the planet as a whole, argues VINCI Facilities in its latest white paper report. VINCI ...

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Making the office more sustainable: The new DURABLE Blue Angel range

Launch of the new DURABLE range with Letter tray, magazine rack, note box, pen cup, drawer box and waste basket // Circular economy: made from at least 80% recycled plastic // Blue Angel certified “Green Office” is not just a ...

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SPIE UK embarks on its future fleet strategy

SPIE UK has today revealed details of its future fleet strategy. The announcement comes in conjunction with the rollout of 60 new Nissan e-NV200 electric vehicles, the first in a series of rollouts of alternative fuel vehicles across the business ...

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ABM appoints environment and sustainability manager

Integrated facilities solutions provider, ABM, has appointed an Environment and Sustainability Manager to drive delivery of sustainable initiatives and reporting, across its business and industry and aviation divisions, in the UK.  Katrina Hazell joins ABM after spending almost three decades of ...

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