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Manufacturing off course to meet net zero targets

New survey findings from buildings analytics specialists, CIM, are painting a worrying picture of the manufacturing industry’s transition to net zero. This follows a leading industry thinktank imploring the Government to provide more support to the sector to help reduce ...

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NHSPS publishes ambitious Green Plan

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has published its first Green Plan focusing on decarbonising the NHS estate, supporting customers in their transition to net zero, and helping the NHS adapt to mitigate the impact of climate change. The NHSPS Green Plan ...

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New signatories welcomed to the BBP Climate Commitment

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has announced three new signatories to the groundbreaking BBP Climate Commitment. Helical, Picton and Savills Investment Management bring the total number of property owners that have signed the Commitment to 33, covering over £380 billion Assets Under Management ...

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SFMI and BAM FM launch full carbon scope 3 standard for FM

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have officially launched the full open-source guidance for both FM Providers and in-house FM team to measure and engage on business carbon emissions. SFMI and BAM FM, who announced their partnership ...

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BPF launches Net Zero Pledge

The British Property Federation (BPF) has launched its Net Zero Pledge – an industry-wide member initiative to cut carbon emissions across the whole of the property sector. With the built environment accounting for up to 40 per cent of global ...

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Sodexo achieves SBTi validation on net-zero target for UK business

Sodexo has become one of a small number of businesses to have its near and long-term science-based emissions reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). As the business prioritises decarbonisation to reach net-zero emissions and reduce its ...

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Victoria landmark

A new office building in London’s Victoria is designed as a living landmark which sets a new benchmark of excellence that delivers a sustainable, future-proofed workplace Global real estate development and investment firm Quadrum Global recently commenced construction on the ...

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EAC net zero report welcomed by Cloudfm

As one of the UK’s pioneers in using IoT to reduce carbon emissions, Cloudfm has welcomed an Environment Audit Committee (EAC) report calling for whole-life carbon assessments for larger buildings.The report, ‘Building to net zero: costing carbon in construction’, published ...

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Chief climate and sustainability advisor appointment at Compass

Leading University of Oxford expert, Professor Sir Charles Godfray FRS, has been appointed by Compass Group UK & Ireland as Chief Climate and Sustainability Advisor to its Executive Team. The role will see Professor Godfray support the clients of Compass ...

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UEL partners with Siemens to to deliver net zero carbon by 2030

The University of East London (UEL) has formed a strategic partnership with Siemens to collaborate on its aspiration of achieving net zero carbon by 2030. Siemens will deliver improvement measures to reduce overall energy use, and engineer solutions to drive ...

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