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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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VINCI’s environmental strategy moves up a gear

VINCI Facilities and VINCI Construction UK accelerated its drive towards its target of 40 per cent reduction in carbon emissions with the delivery of its first tranche of Polestar 2s. Six cars have been delivered to the VINCI plc headquarters ...

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ENGIE to help South Somerset achieve zero carbon goals

ENGIE has been contracted by South Somerset District Council (SSDC) to develop a net zero carbon roadmap to help achieve zero carbon at 10 of its largest energy-consuming sites. The move follows SSDC’s declaration of a climate ecological emergency in ...

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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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