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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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BSI awards COP26 certification against sustainable events standard

The planning and delivery of this year’s COP26 event in Glasgow has achieved certification against ISO 20121: Sustainable Events Management following an audit by BSI, the business improvement and standards company. BSI sustainability experts conducted an audit and worked with ...

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Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital appoints DMA Group to incorporate energy saving measures

Property maintenance specialist, DMA Group, has been appointed by Rye, Winchlesea & District Memorial Hospital to design and deliver energy saving measures across its site in East Sussex. The hospital, which is already an existing maintenance customer of DMA Group, is ...

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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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Actuate UK puts retrofit centre-stage at COP26

Engineering services alliance, Actuate UK, has called for industry and government collaboration on the challenge of retrofitting and decarbonising our existing buildings. Speaking on behalf of Actuate UK at the Construction Leadership Council’s COP26 session this morning, Michelle Agha-Hossein CEng ...

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ACE reveals only a fifth of large consultancy clients ask for net zero designs

New figures released by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) have revealed that while consultancies are making good progress towards unlocking a net zero future, client demand remains patchy, with only around a fifth (19 per cent) of large ...

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Lack of waste on COP26 agenda is a ‘critical oversight’, says CIWM President

The President of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Dr Adam Read, has called for global leaders to recognise the crucial role that recycling and resource management has to play in supporting decarbonisation, branding the lack of ‘resources and waste’ ...

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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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ISS announces new Global Head of Sustainability

In another sign that the FM sector is building up its green credentials, Tracy Nilsson will join ISS as Global Head of Sustainability on 1 January 2022. With the hire of an experienced international profile that has spent most of ...

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Amey commits to science-based targets & Race to Zero

Amey, one of the UK’s largest infrastructure services and engineering companies, has joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, the global movement of leading companies working to limit global temperature rise. This campaign brings together the world’s largest group of ...

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