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FMs have opportunity to take part in next stage of SFMI Scope 3 research

In June 2022, The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), in partnership with BAM FM, released a standard to calculate Scope 3 carbon emissions for the facilities management sector – “Setting the foundations for net zero”. The vision aims to create ...

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Office Space in Town appoints director of ESG

Office Space in Town (OSiT), a leading serviced office and flexible workspace provider, has appointed Georgia Sandom, already the company’s youngest ever Director, as its new Director of ESG. This appointment comes at the same time as OSiT launches its ...

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More than just best practice, ESG is crucial for business health

Blog by Clare Legrys, Principal Risk Manager/HSEQ Manager, Vercity Consulting Following recent changes to the Social Value Act and increasing focus from corporations, investors and consumers, company ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and sustainability activities are now becoming vitally important ...

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The challenges and opportunities of integrating ESG into organisations

Meeting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria is now an essential part of the FM remit, encompassing as it does the many strands of sustainability, from achieving net zero to supporting the supply chain. It also incorporates the core goal ...

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FM can contribute to ESG agenda finds FMJ Facilities Show seminar

ESG is a massive strategic opportunity for the FM sector but we’ve got to work together as a sector to share best practice. That was a key message of James Bradley, COO – Churchill Group, during the FMJ panel discussion ...

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Industry expert joins Colliers from JLL to drive ESG delivery

Andy Mercer has joined Colliers to lead the ongoing development and implementation of a market-leading ESG strategy for the firm’s property management clients in the UK and across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mercer has a strong track ...

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Norse introduces Group Environmental and Sustainability Committee

Norse has formed a Group Environmental and Sustainability Committee which will focus on how the company adapts to a changing climate as it looks to transition to a low carbon business. The committee is made up of 13 members from ...

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ESG reporting: Companies are struggling to access and collect data from supply chains

Despite progress on ESG reporting and data capture, supply chain monitoring remains a major challenge, according to new research by Health, Safety and ESG risk management provider , Alcumus. In its inaugural research, Alcumus analysed ESG adoption among businesses in ...

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Wates Group secures £90m sustainability-linked loan

Wates Group has secured a £90 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from a three-bank syndicate led by Lloyds Bank. The facility, for which Lloyds Bank also acted as the sole ESG coordinator, will help Wates achieve its ESG objectives and see ...

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Corporate Real Estate is being driven by ESG and adoption of hybrid working, finds JLL report

Corporate owner occupiers and potential investors, are being increasingly driven by ESG factors and the adoption of post-Covid hybrid working patterns. This is according to the latest issue of JLL’s annual – ‘Raising Capital from Corporate Real Estate’ report – ...

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