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UKGBC names UK Built Environment Climate Ambassadors

A number of influential property leaders have been appointed as UK Built Environment Climate Ambassadors, mobilised to fight climate change ahead of the United Nations COP26 summit in Glasgow in November. The construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure is ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School continues to positively impact UK built environment

The Supply Chain Sustainability School, a multi-award-winning initiative which represents a common approach to addressing sustainability within supply chains, has released its Impact Report, which surveyed over one thousand of its members across the country, to get their thoughts on what ...

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Built environment to collaborate on Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project

Four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment have been announced by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The Roadmap, announced in December, aims ...

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FM favours ‘quick win initiatives’ over strategy to combat climate change

The UK facilities management sector does not possess a thorough, detailed strategic approach to combatting climate change, according to new research by VINCI Facilities. In the autumn of last year, VINCI Facilities asked over 200 decision-makers how far their organisations ...

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Mace overhauls business strategy to set out a clear vision of a more sustainable, and inclusive business model

Mace has launched its 2026 Business Strategy which sets out a radical vision of a more sustainable, more inclusive and more innovative built environment, with purpose at its heart. Alongside this the business has set itself ambitious new growth targets ...

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FM Clinic: Sustainability in FM

Sustainability is a huge priority for the FM sector, whether developing energy management strategies, increasing recycling or investing in renewables. But there is a broader definition of sustainability where FMs have the opportunity to deliver social value in providing a ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School’s FM Conference 2021

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is hosting an interactive online conference to mark a challenging but potentially transformational year of activity amongst its FM partners.  The FM Conference titled  ‘Transforming The Way We Do Business: One Year On’ takes place on Thursday 18 February ...

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New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK launches

A new alliance for the UK engineering services sector has launched today (10 February) to deliver a single, consolidated voice for the sector. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services ...

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Legionella: Risks during and after lockdown

Many workplaces have laid dormant for weeks as the Coronavirus has taken hold of the country. This has introduced new challenges, such as the management of legionella Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia, which can cause serious respiratory illness ...

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Topscan rebrands to Sircle

Topscan, a leading multi-disciplined surveyor of the built environment, has rebranded to become Sircle. The new name is built on 30 years’ experience providing the facilities management sector, with a wide range of surveys including Land, Building & MEP Surveys, ...

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