Mitie has been appointed as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) agreements, for Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions (VCIS) and Heat Networks and Electricity Generation Assets (HELGA).
The VCIS agreement allows public sector organisations to easily access suppliers providing electric vehicle (EV) charge point infrastructure and solutions. This includes consultancy, charge point installation and maintenance services for public spaces, such as on-street parking and car parks, as well as public sector buildings. With access to charge points a key barrier for EV drivers, this appointment will allow Mitie to share its first-hand experience transitioning its own fleet to electric and installing over 600 charge points, in order to support the UK’s switch to electric vehicles.
The HELGA agreement meanwhile covers a range of energy solutions, from supporting with energy purchase agreements and auditing, to delivering decarbonisation projects and improving building efficiency. The appointment to the HELGA agreement provides Mitie with the opportunity to share its sustainability and energy management expertise with the public sector. In the financial year 2019/20, Mitie saved over 300,000 tonnes of CO2 for customers, important progress which is vital to achieve net zero targets.
Mitie says the appointments are key steps in its Plan Zero commitment to help other organisations reach their own net zero objectives through its Plan Zero Fleet Transition Service, and its Zero Carbon for Zero Cost Service.
Simon Venn, Chief Government & Strategy Officer, Mitie, said: “Helping other organisations achieve their net zero targets is a central part of our Plan Zero commitment. Joining these two agreements provides the opportunity to share our electric vehicle and energy management expertise to help public sector organisations on their journey to net zero.”
FMJ has teamed up with Zip Water, creator of award-winning sustainable drinking water systems, to discuss the ways in which FMs can safeguard the provision of essential amenities within the workplace as we emerge into a new era of touch-free, socially distanced offices.
During the event, which will feature a panel of leading FMs and an FM services provider, we will discuss how FM professionals, office managers and HR managers can balance the need to manage shared spaces, such as staff kitchens, while maintaining a safe environment and meeting energy and waste reduction targets. This will include a look at some of the latest touch-free technologies; including apps to manage workflow and hands-free automation (e.g. automatic doors, taps etc).
Join us on Wednesday 25th November at 11:00am for an event which will address the ways FMs can meet their commitment to ensure the wellbeing of people as an integral part of their sustainability remit.
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