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ABB drive helps to make life under the sea a better place to be

The sharks, seals, penguins and other creatures at SEA LIFE Weymouth are benefitting from a more sustainable environment following the installation of an ABB variable speed drive. Installing a variable speed drive (VSD) to the creature habitats’ water aeration system ...

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Energy management: Getting businesses back on track with their carbon reduction journey

As organisations prepare for the widescale reopening of buildings, the need to maintain a low carbon footprint remains a priority. But with lockdown making it difficult to even produce an accurate analysis of energy management rates over the past year ...

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Willmott Dixon wins £40m contract for Barking and Dagenham Council’s regeneration project

Willmott Dixon has been awarded a £40m contract to build Block J, the latest phase of Gascoigne estate’s regeneration project in Barking. Appointed by Be First, Barking and Dagenham Council’s regeneration company, the contract will involve delivery of 124 new ...

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Arcus FM achieves ‘Carbon Footprint Standard CO2e Reduced’ status

Arcus FM has been awarded the ‘Carbon Footprint Standard – CO2e Reduced’ status for the entire organisation following a recent audit. Last year the company achieved the ‘Carbon Footprint Standard – CO2e Assessed’ status and says its is “delighted to have moved ...

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Launch of the 2021 FMJ and Grundon recycling and waste management survey

FMJ and Grundon Waste Management have launched the 2021 waste and recycling management survey. It’s the fourth year for the annual appraisal of how FMs manage their waste and recycling activities and one which marks an unprecedented period of disruption ...

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Meeting sustainability targets should start with data

By Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital for ABB Electrification Demand for electrical energy is rising, with urbanisation and industrialisation driving an expected increase of 33 per cent by 2040.¹ These alarming upwards trajectories are spurring governments all over the world into ...

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Sustainable core

Sunil Shah, Director at Acclaro Advisory & SFMI says the latest FM progress report on sustainability illustrates why the sector must adopt a progressive business model with sustainability at its centre The sudden, catastrophic emergence of COVID-19 generated the most ...

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The world’s sustainability agenda is at crisis point and the cleaning sector needs to play it’s part

UhUb and our clients are ensuring we are part of the solution Here at UhUb we committed to being an ethical business from day 1 in all that we do and espouse a ‘sustainability by degrees’ philosophy. Why? because we ...

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ABM appoints environment and sustainability manager

Integrated facilities solutions provider, ABM, has appointed an Environment and Sustainability Manager to drive delivery of sustainable initiatives and reporting, across its business and industry and aviation divisions, in the UK.  Katrina Hazell joins ABM after spending almost three decades of ...

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BSI to assess G7 Summit and COP26 against international sustainability standard

The business improvement and standards company has been appointed by the UK Government to assess the G7 Summit and COP26 events against the international sustainability standard, ISO 20121. Both events will bring together world leaders to address important issues which ...

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