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EMCOR’s Alison Bettany named new chair of FM at Supply Sustainability School

EMCOR UK, has announced that Alison Bettany, the company’s Commodities, Operational and Sustainable Procurement Manager has been appointed the new Chair of the Facilities Management (FM) Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, of which EMCOR UK is a founding partner.

With over 20 years procurement experience and 13 years working for EMCOR UK, Bettany has been a member of the FM Leadership Group, part of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, since 2015.

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is an initiative which represents a collaborative industry approach to developing sustainability competence in the supply chain. For its part, the FM Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School aims to develop a more responsive FM sector, thus playing an important role in delivering a more sustainable future. It is also committed to achieving a more holistic approach to sustainability within the industry, covering a broad range of issues, including Energy and Carbon, Fairness Inclusion and Respect and The Modern Slavery Act.

Speaking about her appointment, Bettany said: “I’m honoured to become Chair of the FM Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, and look forward to helping expand the Supply Chain Sustainability School’s membership and deepen the collaboration with the Supply Chain Sustainability School’sPartners and other sectors in the Supply Chain Sustainability School by sharing knowledge and common themes, as well as a commitment to increasing engagement between existingPartners through greater communication.

“Additionally, my approach aims to create a reciprocal relationship between the Supply Chain Sustainability School and its members, where businesses are encouraged to contribute and challenge ideas, while the Supply Chain Sustainability School provides support and listens to their requirements.”

Keith Chanter, CEO, EMCOR UK and member of the Board of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, stated: “As a member of the FM Leadership Group since 2015, Alison has played a pivotal role in contributing to its strategy. Her active support in helping to ensure the sustainability of the supply chain, as well as her role in promoting learning and development using the FM Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School’s resources by setting up workshops and supplier days, such as The Business Case for Sustainability in FM, have been instrumental to the organisation’s success.”

From a standing start just over two years ago, the Supply Chain Sustainability School now has 22,000 registered members and 65 Partners on board.

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