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Mitie becomes a member of the Aldersgate Group

Mitie has bolstered its environmental commitment by becoming a member of the Aldersgate Group, an alliance of leaders from business, politics and civil society aimed at driving action for a sustainable economy. The membership, which is by invitation only, is ...

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Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work unveils new sustainability strategy

Chiswick Park, the business campus located in West London, has launched Enjoy-Work Together, a new Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) strategy for 2021.  The ESG strategy assesses the impact of the sustainability and ethical practices of the business. Each ESG factor ...

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FM industry is held back by short term thinking says VINCI

Research by VINCI Facilities argues that the FM industry is held back by short-term thinking. In a survey of over 200 respondents, drawn from leaders within the FM and built environment sectors, focussing on four key issues: wellbeing, climate change, ...

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Crown Estate sets target to become net zero by 2030

The Crown Estate has outlined its commitment to address the environmental emergency by aligning to the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Climate Agreement, with a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030 and climate positive thereafter. It ...

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Findings reveal many organisations view climate change as more pressing than coronavirus

Sustainability consultant, ETL, has consulted with public and private sector organisations and found that 63 per cent of those asked believe climate change is much more pressing than coronavirus. The findings also revealed that 75 per cent of respondents strongly ...

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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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Derwent fm joins EP100 initiative

Derwent fm has signed up to The Climate Group’s business initiative on efficient energy (EP100), which brings together  a growing group of energy-smart companies  committed to improving their energy productivity and doing more with less. The organisation is joining the EP100 ...

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Property and construction industry leads call for a green recovery plan

More than 200 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for a clean, inclusive and resilient recovery from coronavirus. The property and construction industry is heavily represented in the letter, with members of the UK Green Building ...

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The Environment Bill

The Environment Bill, which aims to tackle climate change and protect and restore the natural environment, was initially brought before the House of Commons in October but was delayed due to the General Election and subsequent EU withdrawal negotiations. It ...

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Built environment professional bodies pledge to tackle climate change

Twenty-five built environment professional bodies in membership of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) together with the UK Green Building Council, the Edge and the University College of Estate Management have pledged to work together to tackle climate change. They have ...

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