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Ground Control to showcase best environmental & biodiversity practice with the launch of a new rewilding site

With two months until the COP26 climate summit begins, landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has launched a new rewilding centre – one of the largest in the country – to showcase and share the best biodiversity and sustainability practices ...

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Webinar: The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future

FMJ has teamed up with global water filtration and dispenser brand, BRITA VIVREAU, to host a webinar ‘The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future’ on the 22nd September at 11am. Sustainability and employee wellbeing go hand ...

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Willmott Dixon to deliver £9m Broadland Food Innovation Centre

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to deliver the £9.1m Broadland Food Innovation Centre, a joint partnership between Broadland District Council and the New Anglia LEP. The new centre will be at the heart of the Food Enterprise Park outside Norwich ...

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Think green go lean

Kiran Kachela, the Founder of Continuous Improvement Projects explains the company’s ‘Think green, go Lean!’ approach to sustainability in FM At CI Projects, we have been paying close attention to the Circular Economy and embracing sustainability in our fight against ...

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Willmott Dixon in £11m Passivhaus scheme with University of Oxford accommodation project

Willmott Dixon is to apply its extensive Passivhaus knowledge to a £11m project from University of Oxford’s St Peter’s College to deliver a student accommodation building. This follows its contract win with Spelthorne Borough Council to build a Passivhaus leisure ...

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Vital Energi to accelerate Northwick Park Hospital’s journey to net zero

Vital Energi has secured a contract with London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust to guarantee savings of £1.9m a year and significantly reduce carbon emissions at Northwick Park Hospital. The 15-year performance-based contract will see the implementation of a ...

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Sustained reductions in emissions of CO2 can still limit climate change finds IPCC report

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The latest IPCC Working Group report has warned that averaged over the next 20 years, global temperature is expected to reach or exceed 1.5°C of warming. But with the evidence clear that carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main driver of ...

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Wates and LLoyds Banking Group driving environmental sustainability

Wates Group and Lloyds Banking Group have joined forces to pioneer sustainable technologies in a bid to accelerate the built environment’s transition to Net Zero carbon. The new collaboration follows the launch of the Wates Innovation Network (WIN) Portal in ...

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Mitie drives charge point infrastructure for Royal London

Mitie is supporting mutual insurance, pensions and investment company, Royal London, with its sustainability strategy, having installed the first 10 electric vehicle (EV) charge points at its office in Alderley Park. In addition to the initial installation, Mitie is ensuring ...

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UhUb and Planet Mark join forces to help mutual clients with their own Planet Mark Certification with information sharing, new reports and 10% off their first year’s certification

The period between 2020 to 2030, proclaimed as the Decade of Action by the United Nations, is likely to be the most important for the planet and society. It is critical that businesses, individuals, cities and governments work together to ...

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