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Built environment to collaborate on Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project

Four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment have been announced by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The Roadmap, announced in December, aims ...

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ISS UK raises £190,000 for clean water and sanitation projects

ISS UK has reached a new milestone of raising over £190,000 by selling One bottled water and drinks at its customer sites around the country. Together, One Water and ISS UK will have improved the lives of over 12,000 people through clean ...

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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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Ground Control joins global environmental group

External maintenance and commercial landscaping company, Ground Control, has been selected join the global EV100 Group in recognition of accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) as part of the company’s commitment to lower its carbon footprint. In being granted ...

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Corps Security awarded carbon neutral status

Corps Security has been awarded carbon neutral status having reduced its carbon footprint and offsetting unavoidable carbon. Carbon neutral is a term used to describe the state of an entity, such as a company, service, product or event, where the ...

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Mitie helps Vodafone UK achieve energy savings worth £10m in three years

Mitie has supported Vodafone UK in reducing its carbon footprint, saving 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy, equivalent to 25,000 tonnes of CO2 in just three years. The energy saved could power a town with a population of 65,000 people for ...

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Interserve helping the NHS to reduce its carbon footprint

Interserve’s support services and construction businesses are delivering four major LED and light improvement schemes at hospitals across the UK that will reduce the NHS’s carbon footprint, save money and provide better illumination. Once all the current projects are completed ...

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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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Arcus FM moves closer to becoming a net-zero emissions business

Arcus has achieved the CO2e Assessed Organisation Carbon Footprint standard, edging the company further along in its journey to becoming a net-zero emissions business. Carbon Footprint Ltd has verified Arcus’ carbon footprint data for the financial year 2019/20, in accordance ...

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Over 10% of NHS estate to switch to 100% renewable electricity by April 2020

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced two new energy contracts via Inspired Energy. British Gas Business will provide 100 per cent renewable electricity and Corona will provide natural gas to all its properties across England by April 2020. NHSPS is ...

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