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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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Building engineering ‘crucial’ to COP26 pledges says trade body

The 2021 United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) will need to prioritise decarbonising buildings to achieve their wider climate change goals according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association has drafted a ‘manifesto’ for the conference, which highlights the ...

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Compass pledges to reach net zero target across its global operations by 2050

Compass Group has announced a commitment to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its global operations and value chain by 2050. The group, which has operations in 45 countries, employs around 550,000 people and serves over 5.5 billion ...

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Combating climate change

Given the urgent need for the world to address global warming, a group of technology specialists explain how CAFM can help FMs tackle climate change In anticipation of the COP26 summit taking place this November in Glasgow organisations are gearing ...

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Measure to measure

The SFMI and BAM FM have teamed up to develop a framework to help the FM community achieve net zero carbon by providing a standardised approach that measures emissions from services. SFMI’s Chris Havers and BAM’s Reid Cunningham and Anthony ...

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Be on the right side

Science and technology, along with global effort in a common cause, has controlled the worst impact of the Covid pandemic. Now the more significant challenge of tackling a potentially far more devastating threat to the world – climate change – ...

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New greener rules for companies bidding for major government contracts

Green building

New measures which require businesses bidding for major government contracts to commit to achieving net zero emissions have come into force.. The implementation of these rules will help deliver the manifesto promises made by this government to reach net zero ...

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