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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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Wates FM supports Wellcome Genome Campus on journey to net zero

Wates FM has been awarded a five-year deal with the Wellcome Genome Campus to carry out building services maintenance and minor works to the buildings and infrastructure at the pioneering biodata and genomics research campus in Cambridge. The contract, which ...

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SFMI 2021: More transparency on net zero will help push the FM industry forward

Leading FM companies have demonstrated real progress in sustainability but there must be more transparency around net zero, according to the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) which has published the results of its annual assessments. Five FM services providers have ...

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Guidance published to cut emissions of government buildings

A new guide to decarbonising public sector buildings and creating a net zero public estate has been published by the Cabinet Office. The public sector estate – including offices, hospitals, prisons and job centres – is working to a target ...

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First insight into new scope 3 framework from SFMI and BAM project is published

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have released part 1 of an FM industry standardised approach to measure the full extent of emissions for the delivery of FM services. This is aiming to support customers on with ...

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Employee-generated carbon reducing initiatives to be implemented by Amey

The infrastructure services and engineering company has announced the winners of its employee-focused springboard to Net Zero campaign, aimed at generating innovative ideas to help the business reach its net zero ambitions. Amey wanted to support and encourage its employees ...

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Landsec unveils £135m investment plan to decarbonise its portfolio by 2030

Landsec has announced the creation of a new £135 million net zero transition investment plan to help the Group achieve its 2030 science-based targets and drive its transition to net zero. The move comes two years ahead of the Government’s ...

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UKGBC unveils first ever UK Roadmap for achieving net zero carbon built environment by 2050

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the UK Built Environment (The Roadmap) detailing the necessary actions government and industry must take to achieve net zero across the sector. The built environment ...

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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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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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