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New signatories welcomed to the BBP Climate Commitment

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has announced three new signatories to the groundbreaking BBP Climate Commitment. Helical, Picton and Savills Investment Management bring the total number of property owners that have signed the Commitment to 33, covering over £380 billion Assets Under Management ...

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Sodexo achieves SBTi validation on net-zero target for UK business

Sodexo has become one of a small number of businesses to have its near and long-term science-based emissions reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). As the business prioritises decarbonisation to reach net-zero emissions and reduce its ...

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Sodexo and WWF-UK tackling climate change on school menus

To  help children and young adults understand how small changes in their diets can make a huge difference to the health of the planet, Sodexo in conjunction with WWF-UK have created Plant+ by Finer Diner. The concept behind Plant+ by ...

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Ethical sourcing

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex the membership organisation that provides advice for companies on managing and improving working conditions in global supply chains, explains how businesses can operate ethically and source responsibly With the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Will you feel the impact of the changes to tax relief on red diesel?

By John Kinstrie, Head of Solutions at DTGen In June 2019, the UK became the first major economy in the world to pass laws guaranteeing an end to its contribution to global warming by 2050. The target will require the ...

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UKGBC publishes framework for measuring and reporting climate-related physical risks to built assets

With mandatory requirements to disclose climate-related risks coming into force in April 2022, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published a new Framework providing businesses with a consistent methodology for measuring climate-related risks across their built assets, as well ...

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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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Business leader urges building engineering sector to ‘be prouder’ of its role in fighting climate change

Former CBI President Paul Drechsler has highlighted the key role the building engineering sector will play in addressing climate change but said it would need to compete harder for talent to address its skills challenges. Speaking at the annual Building ...

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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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Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust becomes Carbon Literate 

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has become the first NHS Hospital Trust to officially become Carbon Literate. The Trust’s Sustainability Team has been working closely with the Carbon Literacy Project since April of this year in a new initiative to ...

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