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ENGIE unveiled as best sustainable FM company in the UK  

Energy and support services specialist, ENGIE UK & Ireland, has come out on top in the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) Awards for a second successive year, achieving a platinum grade and the top SFMI score overall for 2019. Mitie, which ...

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Sustainability expert Alison Davies joins NHS Property Services

Alison Davies has been appointed to the the role of Head of Corporate Responsibility at NHS Property Services (NHSPS). Davies, who was previously Head of Corporate Responsibility at international built environment consultancy Turner & Townsend, is now responsible for the ...

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Vacherin publishes annual sustainability report

Contract caterer, Vacherin, has launched its annual Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Report, detailing the changes and commitments the business has made over the past year to improve its social responsibility. The report, produced by Vacherin’s Sustainability and CSR lead, ...

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The FM drinking water dilemma

For FMs, monitoring the wellbeing of occupants has moved up the agenda to become just as important a consideration as ensuring the sustainability of the building they inhabit. In a new report, which FMJ carried out in conjunction with Zip Water, ...

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Ground zero

In the first of a new series of articles, Sunil Shah discusses the challenges involved in delivering the government’s net zero emissions target, and what FMs can do to improve their buildings’ performance The government’s net zero emissions law provides ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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Sodexo ranks best in class on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Sodexo has been named the top rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), for the 15th consecutive year. Sodexo had the highest score in its industry across a number of areas, including Labor Practices, Occupational ...

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Elior UK teams up with Water Unite 

Elior UK and global water charity Water Unite have teamed up to launch a new campaign that sustainably meets the ongoing demand for bottled water. The initiative forms part a new emerging ‘plastics economy’ designed to ensure that plastics never ...

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Bartlett Mitchell achieves first year’s certification to The Planet Mark

Independent catering company, Bartlett Mitchell, has achieved certification to The Planet Mark sustainability programme – becoming the first caterer to achieve the accolade following a rigorous measurement and reporting process. Certification to The Planet Mark further strengthens the company’s position ...

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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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