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Bartlett Mitchell achieves second year certification to The Planet Mark

Independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, has reduced its emissions by 22.3 tCO2 in its second year of carbon footprint reporting with The Planet Mark – a certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. Certification to the programme is ...

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Appointment strengthens ISS’ sustainability offering

Jamie Hall has been appointed Energy & Sustainability Director for ISS UK’s Sustainability division. ISS Sustainability provides an environmental outsourcing solution covering sustainability, energy, carbon and waste to further complement ISS’ integrated FM service offering. Hall, who joins the business ...

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Milliken & Company publishes second annual corporate sustainability report

Global manufacturer lays groundwork to achieve company goals for a more sustainable world Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company highlights its journey towards a more sustainable world in the company’s second annual corporate sustainability report. The report, which is compiled ...

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JLL outlines key priorities for real estate sector

Real estate services firm, JLL, has outlined ensuring climate resilience and accelerating the net zero carbon transition, delivering healthy buildings and places, and creating a fair and inclusive society as the priorities critical to transforming the real estate sector and ...

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Carbon Trust advises retrofit of heat pump systems in existing buildings to lower emissions

Heat pumps will have a critical role in tackling emissions from London’s buildings and delivering the Mayor’s 2030 net zero ambitions, says a new report from the Carbon Trust.  ‘Heat pump retrofit in London’, commissioned by the Mayor of London, ...

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Mitie maintains its place in the FTSE4Good Index

Mitie’s sustainability credentials have again been recognised, with the company maintaining its position in the FTSE4Good Index Series, following the June 2020 index review. Mitie joins just 103 other UK businesses that are constituents of the global FSTE4Good Developed Index, ...

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Mitie launches Plan Zero City Landscaping Service

Mitie has launched a Plan Zero City Landscaping Service designed to deliver sustainable services for customers with net zero carbon ambitions, by helping reduce emissions in high-pollution areas such as cities and urban environments. The service uses only electric vehicles ...

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Findings reveal many organisations view climate change as more pressing than coronavirus

Sustainability consultant, ETL, has consulted with public and private sector organisations and found that 63 per cent of those asked believe climate change is much more pressing than coronavirus. The findings also revealed that 75 per cent of respondents strongly ...

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New SFMI report sets out how FM can use the Covid-19 crisis to reinvent itself

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has published a new report which sets out how the facilities management sector can assist in the post-pandemic recovery across three phases: restart, reset and reinvent. Summarising the discussion from the most recent SFMI ...

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Free Sustainability eBook from Facilities Show

Sustainability is a common theme across the facilities management profession. As offices begin to reopen following the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, FMs are considering how best to improve workspaces and make them healthier and more efficient in this ‘new normal’. In addition, ...

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