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Challenges for FM in meeting ESG standards

The announcement in the Spring budget that the Government intends to introduce regulations for the providers of Environmental, Social, and Governance ratings illustrates an increased focus on managing environmental and social risks and building strong governance. With research suggesting the ...

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Do traditional cleaning products made from petrochemicals meet the demands of FM’s ESG goals?

By Georgia Jordan, Content Writer at Biological Preparations Responding to the widespread growth of the environmental movement, many cleaning products are adopting visible eco-initiatives like minimising plastic waste and addressing transport-related Scope 3 emissions. While monitoring transportation is important in ...

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Ground Control launches new energy management service

Biodiversity and land management business, Ground Control, has formally launched a new energy management service to help businesses on their sustainability journey. Evolving from the company’s existing and highly successful electric vehicle (EV) charge point business, Ground Control Energy Services ...

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Pareto FM achieves Carbon Neutral Status

Engineering and facilities services business Pareto has confirmed it has achieved carbon neutrality in 2022. Covering scope 1 and 2 activities, the accolade evidences that Pareto have successfully reduced, and thereafter, fully offset all greenhouse gas emissions. In 2022, initiatives ...

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New HSE training report showcases attitudes towards climate change

Some UK companies are still dragging their feet when it comes to aiming for net zero by 2050, according to a new study released by health and safety training specialist Astutis Ltd The 2022-2023 Health, Safety and Environmental Training Report ...

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Enlightened environment

Nigel Harvey, CEO of Recolight, the WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, outlines how FMs can incorporate environmental considerations into lighting FMs can have a significant impact on the whole life carbon footprint of the lighting they manage. Some ...

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Mears retains the FTSE4 Good Accreditation measure of ESG practices

Mears Group, the support services group to the social housing and care sectors, has successfully retained its FTSE 4 Good accreditation for 2022, once again securing a place in the top 40 per cent of companies in the Index Series ...

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CHAS announces single compliance solution to manage multiple supply-chain risks

CHAS, the trusted name in supply chain risk management, has introduced CHAS Elite. This comprehensive compliance solution enables buyers and suppliers to demonstrate their regulatory compliance around health and safety, environmental issues, modern slavery, diversity, equality and inclusion, in a ...

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Green building council publishes guidance for LA’s on new commercial buildings

New guidelines have been published by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) to help local authorities drive up the sustainability of new commercial buildings. The Commercial Playbook shares policy recommendations for local authorities for new non-domestic buildings, such as offices, ...

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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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