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GPA publishes guidance to improve biodiversity across government estate

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has published new guidance – Biodiversity and Nature Recovery Annex (BNRA) – detailing how it will protect and improve the natural environment across the extensive estate it manages. As the largest office property holder in ...

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Creating a greener London: TfL publishes new Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity Plan

Transport for London (TfL) has published a new Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity Plan, as part of its continuing work to become the “strong, green heartbeat” of the city. London is home to a remarkable variety of plant and animal species. From ...

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Enva launches ‘social good’ enterprise

Waste management and resource recovery business, Enva, has launched the Enva Foundation, following the announcement of the company’s plans to set up a ‘social good’ enterprise in its latest Sustainability Report. The Enva Foundation will channel pro-bono services and expertise ...

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Reconomy collaborates to benefit nature and receives SBTi validation of its net zero targets

Circular economy specialist, Reconomy has partnered with Shropshire Wildlife Trust (SWT) and Quarry Farm – a Shropshire landowner – in an initiative to promote biodiversity, nature recovery and offset carbon emissions. The collaboration with SWT and Quarry Farm comes as ...

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SBTi approves Ground Control’s ambitious net-zero targets

Ground Control’s leadership of the land management and biodiversity sector has again been highlighted with its commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2038 being validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Twelve years ahead of the Government’s ...

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Transformative change

Sunil Shah, MD of Acclaro Advisory and the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) explains why the SFMI Sustainability Benchmark has elevated wellbeing, biodiversity, and ED&I to help drive transformative change Sustainability is now undoubtedly a critical component of any organisational ...

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Amey improving biodiversity at DIO site in Scotland

Critical facilities and asset management services provider, Amey, is working alongside the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to transform local grass land into havens for wildlife. Through its defence housing contract, the DIO granted permission for Amey to change nearly one ...

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UKGBC launches biodiversity guidance for the built environment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new guidance to empower the built environment to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain. According to the UKGBC, alongside the climate crisis, we face an “ecological crisis” in which biodiversity in the UK is ...

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Ground Control certified with three-star accreditation rating in Best Companies annual awards

Ground Control, the biodiversity and external maintenance business, has been awarded ‘world-class’ status for employee engagement in the 2022 Best Companies results. The award, which surveyed Ground Control’s 400+ staff – found that 91 per cent of employees felt proud ...

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Three-quarters of businesses failing to include biodiversity impact in sustainability plans

Only 24 per cent of businesses currently include biodiversity impact within their sustainability strategies.  This is according to findings from a global survey of over 500 senior sustainability officers, commissioned by AiDash, a provider of vegetation management and other satellite- ...

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