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Challenges for FM in meeting ESG standards

The announcement in the Spring budget that the Government intends to introduce regulations for the providers of Environmental, Social, and Governance ratings illustrates an increased focus on managing environmental and social risks and building strong governance. With research suggesting the ...

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Wave of sustainability stress and legislation lethargy hits UK firms

A new survey from Mitie has found that UK organisations are feeling overwhelmed by the strain of sustainability reporting, with legislation lethargy on the rise as they tackle the labyrinth of new and existing reporting legislation. This comes alongside an ...

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Do traditional cleaning products made from petrochemicals meet the demands of FM’s ESG goals?

By Georgia Jordan, Content Writer at Biological Preparations Responding to the widespread growth of the environmental movement, many cleaning products are adopting visible eco-initiatives like minimising plastic waste and addressing transport-related Scope 3 emissions. While monitoring transportation is important in ...

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It’s a gold for BM in top business sustainability ranking

BM Caterers has been awarded a ‘gold medal’ for its ESG performance by sustainability ratings company, EcoVadis, putting the workplace caterer in the top five per cent of the 100,000 companies rated, which includes AXA, ING, Pernod Ricard, and LVMH. ...

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Mitie partners with Salesforce to develop ‘Emissions Intelligence’ service

‘Emissions Intelligence’ is the latest addition to Mitie’s ‘Plan Zero’, a suite of services to support organisations to decarbonise, improve efficiency and secure their energy supply. Mitie has launched a new managed carbon reporting and reduction service ‘Emissions Intelligence’ to ...

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Churchill Group wins Rising Star award

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has awarded Churchill Group with the ‘Rising Star’ award following its third assessment from the sustainability benchmarking initiative. Churchill Group was recognised with the Rising Star award for its multiple social value activities. For ...

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Mitie recognised with top ESG ratings

Mitie joins an exclusive group of organisations recognised for demonstrating best-in-class carbon reporting and environmental management having been awarded an ‘A’ score from CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project). Considered the ‘gold standard’ for environmental reporting globally, CPD reviews over ...

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Head of ESG appointment at Westgrove Group

Mark Allison has been appointed as Head of ESG at FM firm, Westgrove Group. Allison joins the business with over 30 years’ experience working with companies in both public and private sectors including British Land at Meadowhall, the NHS and Marks ...

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Arcus FM publishes five-year Social Value Strategy

The Social Value Strategy forms part of Arcus FM’s ongoing commitment to transparency and action across Environmental, Social and Governance areas. The strategy which has been in place since 2022 has two central action areas – community work and employability. ...

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Edwin James Group reduces carbon footprint by 10%

Engineering services firm, Edwin James Group, has reported a 10 per cent reduction in its Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions and reaffirmed its long-term commitment to its ESG ambitions, in its latest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. In ...

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