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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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First insight into new scope 3 framework from SFMI and BAM project is published

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have released part 1 of an FM industry standardised approach to measure the full extent of emissions for the delivery of FM services. This is aiming to support customers on with ...

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CIBSE publishes new Guidance on Electrification for Net Zero

New guidance on the design and operation of building electrical services that focus on the electrification of buildings in the drive to net zero carbon has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The UK’s drive ...

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Reducing carbon emissions through circular economy

The circular economy is to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, accelerating the movement to net zero carbon emissions. What new technologies ...

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Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital appoints DMA Group to incorporate energy saving measures

Property maintenance specialist, DMA Group, has been appointed by Rye, Winchlesea & District Memorial Hospital to design and deliver energy saving measures across its site in East Sussex. The hospital, which is already an existing maintenance customer of DMA Group, is ...

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Landsec unveils £135m investment plan to decarbonise its portfolio by 2030

Landsec has announced the creation of a new £135 million net zero transition investment plan to help the Group achieve its 2030 science-based targets and drive its transition to net zero. The move comes two years ahead of the Government’s ...

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COP26: Five key updates

A host of announcements that will affect how UK businesses address climate change coincided with COP26. Supply chain risk management experts, CHAS highlights some of the key developments. Net Zero targets introduced for government supply chains In the run-up to ...

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New research reveals lack of clarity around built environment carbon emissions

According to new research, the majority (58 per cent) of built environment professionals believe the sector is already doing enough to tackle its carbon impact. This is despite the fact that the built environment contributes 36 per cent of total ...

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Compass adopts electric vehicle policy 

Compass Group UK & Ireland has adopted a 100 per cent electric car policy for all new fleet cars. The move will provide over 500 employees with the opportunity to order an electric vehicle (EV) by the end of the year. ...

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Lack of waste on COP26 agenda is a ‘critical oversight’, says CIWM President

The President of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Dr Adam Read, has called for global leaders to recognise the crucial role that recycling and resource management has to play in supporting decarbonisation, branding the lack of ‘resources and waste’ ...

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