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Mitie’s CO2 reduction rating certified gold

Mitie has been awarded Gold Certification by Masternaut in recognition of the company’s success in reducing carbon emissions of its fleet. Mitie has cut CO2 by 770 tonnes – the equivalent to planting almost 800 trees across its whole fleet ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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Bartlett Mitchell achieves first year’s certification to The Planet Mark

Independent catering company, Bartlett Mitchell, has achieved certification to The Planet Mark sustainability programme – becoming the first caterer to achieve the accolade following a rigorous measurement and reporting process. Certification to The Planet Mark further strengthens the company’s position ...

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Built environment: FMs role in helping to achieve 2050 net zero emission target

The heatwave that has gripped Europe this summer has been linked to the impact of global warming and brings the role of the built environment in helping to slash emissions into focus. With the UK bringing in a law to ...

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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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Amey supports RAF Marham in going green

RAF Marham, home to the UK’s F-35 multi role combat jets, has become the first military airbase to be powered by green energy. The Defence Minister, Tobias Ellwood, recently visited the completed biogas plant that will provide sustainable energy to ...

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New agreement set to increase public sector renewable energy use

The government has announced it’s making it easier for public bodies to reduce their carbon footprint, by launching a new agreement which makes renewable energy easier to source. The public sector currently accounts for around two per cent of UK ...

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NG Bailey slashing carbon emissions

Independent engineering, IT and facilities services group, NG Bailey, has reduced its customers’ carbon emissions by nearly 120,000 tonnes over the past year, according to its latest annual Responsibility Report. The CO2e saving of more than 118,000 tonnes – equivalent to ...

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Mitie leads the field for carbon management

Mitie has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard, having achieved a carbon management score of 81 per cent  – the best score awarded for a UK FM business. The score beats Mitie’s previous score by four percentage points and reflects ...

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Zero carbon buildings

David Clark, Partner at international engineering and sustainable building consultancy, Cundall in Sydney, and principal author of the first Green Star rating tool in Australia, suggests ways that office tenants can still aim to become a zero-carbon business This is ...

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