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Save the date! FMJ Webinar on the use of tech in helping FMs deliver ESG

FMJ, in partnership with PlanRadar is pleased to bring together a panel of experts to discuss achieving ESG using the power of digitisation. According to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) the UK’s built environment is responsible for 25 per cent ...

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Churchill putting ESG at the ‘heart of everything’

Churchill Services has announced further steps in its social support having signed the Care Leavers Covenant and the Employers Domestic Abuse Covenant, as well as the appointment of a new Diversity and Inclusion Manager. The Care Leavers Covenant (CLC) is ...

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Lord Michael Bichard appointed as a RICS Interim Senior Independent Governor

The RICS Governing Council has announced the appointment of Lord Michael Bichard as an Interim Senior Independent Governor. It follows the recommendations made in Bichard’s Review into the RICS’ Purpose, Governance and Strategy. As per recommendation 30 of the Bichard ...

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Mears retains the FTSE4 Good Accreditation measure of ESG practices

Mears Group, the support services group to the social housing and care sectors, has successfully retained its FTSE 4 Good accreditation for 2022, once again securing a place in the top 40 per cent of companies in the Index Series ...

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CBRE and its supply chain assist FM clients on their ESG journeys

A series of events were recently held across the UK by CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions with support from its supplier partners, focusing on assisting facilities management clients on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) journeys. The events aimed to drive ...

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Half of employees regard ESG reporting as a box-ticking exercise

According to a new survey by EcoOnline, a leading technology platform for safer workplaces, 50 per cent of employees merely regarded ESG as a box-ticking exercise, indicating significant levels of employee disengagement with and disinterest in this important activity. The ...

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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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