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Green goals

Andrew Sparrow, Head of Energy and Sustainability, Platinum Facilities on the way service providers can help clients reduce energy costs Energy is a top priority for FMs, not only to reduce carbon emissions but to operate buildings more efficiently and ...

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Willmott Dixon achieves Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s Supply Chain Standard

The independent construction and property services company, has become the first contractor – and one of only three companies globally – to achieve Level 3 of the Carbon Trust’s industry leading Supply Chain Standard. Achieving a score of 82 per ...

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Government unveils ‘ambitious’ low-carbon blue print to cut emissions

The Government has announced an“ambitious” blue print to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector and over £1 billion to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals. The new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy builds on the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan for ...

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Ground Control achieves carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule

Landscaping and maintenance services firm, Ground Control, has reached its goal of achieving carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule. Certification by the Carbon Trust followed a detailed analysis of Ground Control’s carbon emissions and illustrates the company’s commitment ...

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Jump launches Net Zero Challenge

Sustainability engagement expert Jump has launched the Net Zero Challenge, a new initiative to help people and organisations achieve their net zero goals. The Net Zero Challenge is a sustainability engagement tool combining a digital platform with innovative communications that helps ...

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Workers dislike of Mondays and Fridays threatens post-Covid-19 environmental dividend 

New working practices mean workers will still split their time between the office and home following their return to the workplace later this year, however analysis by global consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) has found that people want to work ...

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Sustainability programmes save 4,200 tonnes of CO2 emissions through 3 million positive actions in 2020

Participants in sustainability engagement programmes spanning the private and public sectors have achieved a milestone three million positive actions in 2020 and prevented 4.2 million kilograms of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere. The programmes, designed and provided by sustainability ...

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Mitie Landscapes introduces zero emission gritting service

The landscaping arm of Mite has launched the UK’s first zero emission gritting service for commercial use, using a 100 per cent electric vehicle (EV) with a battery-powered gritter attached and sustainable white marine salt. The new service is being ...

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Mace achieves 2020 net zero carbon goal

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has achieved its ambition to be a net zero carbon business in 2020. Following a statement in January 2020 that the company had committed to the ambitious target, the executive board has confirmed that ...

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The driving seat

The FM sector will drive a green recovery says Simon King, Mitie’s Director of Sustainability and Social Value The UK Government recently announced its ten-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, a major milestone in the nation’s race to net ...

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