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Mitie becomes a member of the Aldersgate Group

Mitie has bolstered its environmental commitment by becoming a member of the Aldersgate Group, an alliance of leaders from business, politics and civil society aimed at driving action for a sustainable economy. The membership, which is by invitation only, is ...

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Mitie unveils new sustainability pledges to mark one year of Plan Zero

Mitie has marked the first anniversary of Plan Zero with new sustainability pledges for its fleet, energy use and waste in 2021. Committed to reaching net zero operational carbon emissions by 2025, Mitie’s new targets turbo charge the already challenging ...

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Mitie named supplier on Net Zero Carbon Delivery framework

Mitie has been appointed as a supplier on the new Net Zero Carbon Delivery framework, created by ETL, the estate development consultancy founded by Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. From monitoring energy consumption to installing and maintaining electric ...

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BAM appointed to build the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world

BAM has been appointed by Legal & General, Sky and NBCUniversal to create Sky Studios; the most sustainable film and TV studio in the world. Set to open in 2022 just north of London, Sky Studios Elstree will house 13 ...

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Report highlights ‘green skills’ deficit to meet Net Zero targets

The Skills4Climate industry report has revealed almost half (48 per cent) of electrotechnical and engineering services employers have said there is ‘insufficient training’ available to enable electricians and other installers to deliver ‘Active’ green technologies necessary to achieve Net Zero ...

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Mace achieves 2020 net zero carbon goal

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has achieved its ambition to be a net zero carbon business in 2020. Following a statement in January 2020 that the company had committed to the ambitious target, the executive board has confirmed that ...

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The driving seat

The FM sector will drive a green recovery says Simon King, Mitie’s Director of Sustainability and Social Value The UK Government recently announced its ten-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, a major milestone in the nation’s race to net ...

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CCC presents route map for a fully decarbonised nation

In a world first, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has presented a detailed route map for a fully decarbonised nation. Last year, the UK became the first major economy to make Net Zero emissions law. In its new landmark 1,000-page ...

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Crown Estate sets target to become net zero by 2030

The Crown Estate has outlined its commitment to address the environmental emergency by aligning to the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Climate Agreement, with a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030 and climate positive thereafter. It ...

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UKGBC publishes guidance to accelerate the transition to net zero carbon buildings

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new guidance which examines how current barriers to the delivery of net zero carbon buildings can be overcome. Following the launch in September of Building the Case for Net Zero – a feasibility study ...

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