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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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Planet FM

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Carbon Neutral, Carbon Offsetting, Net zero, rewilding, green roofs, wellbeing, single use plastic: the list of things to be aware of, to cut, to manage and recycle could be seen as bewildering. ...

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Mitie launches Plan Zero with a commitment to reach zero carbon in five years

Mitie has launched its ‘Plan Zero’ commitment, pledging that it will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025 – 25 years ahead of the UK Government’s 2050 target. To ensure this commitment is achieved, Mitie’s Plan Zero is focused around ...

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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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Office buildings are losing £60m in wasted energy every year

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60 million in unnecessary energy bills according to a new report from the think tank, Green ...

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