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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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Sustainability: Sodexo reaffirms its commitments

To mark World Environment Day, which took place on Friday 5 June, Sodexo reaffirmed its five key sustainability commitments to work with employees, clients and suppliers for a more resilient and green economic recovery. Sodexo is the first food services ...

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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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SOCOTEC develops ‘Business Ready’ programme to ensure safe business recovery after COVID-19

SOCOTEC has developed ‘Business Ready’, a new initiative designed to help organisations prepare as they resume operations in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. With many businesses and their facilities placed on pause following the COVID-19 outbreak, SOCOTEC has developed ...

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Ground Control launches £5m sustainability impact venture fund

Landscaping and maintenance services company, Ground Control has launched a new £5 million investment fund dedicated to sustainability and environmental initiatives. Financed by five per cent of Ground Control’s annual profits, the Evergreen Fund will specialise in providing seed and ...

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Future fuels

Simon Lawford, Technical Manager at Crown Oil explains how paraffinic fuels are leading the way in terms of providing an immediate and reliable solution to tackling air pollution Fuel is a global requirement for economic growth and is the cornerstone ...

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The Environment Bill

The Environment Bill, which aims to tackle climate change and protect and restore the natural environment, was initially brought before the House of Commons in October but was delayed due to the General Election and subsequent EU withdrawal negotiations. It ...

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Heathrow Airport transitioning to a lower carbon future with the help of ENGIE

ENGIE has announced an agreement with Heathrow Airport to replace natural gas with 100 per cent green biomethane from anaerobic digestion to all meter points, across all terminals until March 2022. The agreement builds on an existing partnership where ENGIE ...

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Net zero v. reality: Report highlights alternative fuel disconnect

Maintenance and supply are impeding greater uptake of alternative fuels despite industry appearing to fully embrace environmental targets according to a new report, Bridging the Gap to Net Zero: Solutions towards the net zero challenge, from Aggreko. The latest insights ...

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