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Bartlett Mitchell achieves second year certification to The Planet Mark

Independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, has reduced its emissions by 22.3 tCO2 in its second year of carbon footprint reporting with The Planet Mark – a certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. Certification to the programme is ...

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Twin benefits

Looking to improve the efficiency of your building stock? A digital twin could be the answer, according to HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt’s Paul Scriven and Dr Annie Marston Our built environment and its construction have a tremendous role to ...

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Mitie to share electric vehicle expertise 

To support Britain in getting back to business in the most sustainable way, Mitie has launched a new Plan Zero Fleet Transition Service to help those wanting to switch their fleets to electric. The service will use Mitie’s experience in managing its own electric vehicle (EV) rollout and charge point installation programme ...

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Plastic as a material has a key role to play in reducing carbon emissions

A new report commissioned by Veolia and published by Imperial College highlights the importance of plastic as a material compared to alternatives when examining the carbon emissions. The report titled ‘Examining Material Evidence – The Carbon Fingerprint’ analysed over 70 life-cycle assessments ...

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Counting carbon

The COVID-19 outbreak has been estimated to have reduced carbon emissions by a quarter in some areas. But will this last once the pandemic is over? Caroline Bartlett, Head of Carbon Accounting at Emitwise The impact COVID-19 has had on ...

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Building data reveals businesses can do more to cut emissions and save costs during lockdown

Businesses can do much more to cut carbon and save costs during the Covid-19 lockdown reveals latest data from Carbon Intelligence which tracked and analysed energy usage from 300 buildings during this period. Covering the commercial office, retail and hotel ...

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Changing ideas

Think differently was the overriding message of the Workplace Trends Climate Change and The Workplace: Towards Net Zero Carbon event. Andrew Brown one of the chairs of the day reports As the Government is often keen on telling us: we ...

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5 steps to reduce your modular construction CO2 emissions by over 42%

Modular buildings have many advantages over traditional construction methods, and sustainability and CO2 savings are ones that will play a key role if the construction sector is to lead the way in reducing the UK’s carbon emissions. A study undertaken ...

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Longer life

The second in a series of articles by Sunil Shah of Acclaro Advisory on sustainability looks at developing a sustainable strategy and how to take your carbon programme beyond a short-term initiative Business drivers such as employee engagement and investor ...

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Mace sets goal to be net zero carbon in 2020

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has announced that it will achieve net zero carbon emissions in 2020. The ambitious target will see the company reduce its carbon emissions across its own development and operations as far as possible and ...

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