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Businesses must be convinced of the commercial case for sustainability

New research has found that improving sustainability is among the three biggest challenges faced by large and medium-sized organisations. Greater focus is being put on bringing social and environmental concerns in line with factors affecting profitability, according to research undertaken ...

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Ecoserv Group awarded carbon neutral status

The multi-discipline facilities management company, has achieved certified carbon neutral by offsetting 1,285kg of CO2e. Partnering with Ecologi, Ecoserv Group has offset its 2020 carbon footprint, covering scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, and will maintain neutral status while the ...

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Research identifies cleaning trends for 2022

Reducing plastic waste, green cleaning and increased visibility and frequency of cleaning have been identified as the three biggest trends predicted to influence the cleaning practices used by businesses in 2022 and beyond, according to to the findings of cleaning ...

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Webinar: How biotechnology is helping FMs achieve their sustainability goals and reduce waste

FMs play a critical role in meeting sustainability goals with the crucial challenge of helping to support the circular economy in order to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, ...

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Broadening the scope

Anthony Ainsworth, COO at npower Business Solutions explains why Scope 3 needs to be on your sustainability agenda At the start of this year, there was real optimism that 2021 would be a year of major climate action. While several ...

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Eurest reinforces sustainability goals with ‘Kitchen Promise’

Eurest, the workplace division of foodservice provider Compass Group UK and Ireland, has made a ‘Kitchen Promise’ to its clients and employees as part of its overall commitment to reach climate net zero by 2030. This comprises a set of ...

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Government urged to address nutrition and sustainability for food sector

A coalition of UK institutional investors are urging the British government to create an environment for businesses seeking to build long-term thinking and sustainability into their business models. The group which is led by Greenbank Investors has written an open ...

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Northwood flies the flag for sustainability

With the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow bringing the climate crisis into sharper focus, it’s clear that there are many pressing global sustainability issues. And whilst the Covid-19 pandemic may have pushed sustainability further down the agenda for some ...

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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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Mitie recognised as a top ESG performer

Mitie has been further recognised for its commitment to fight climate change, maintain strong corporate governance and create a workplace that promotes inclusion by Sustainalytics, the leading environment, social and governance (ESG) rating agency. Sustainalytics has awarded Mitie with a ...

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