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UEL partners with Siemens to to deliver net zero carbon by 2030

The University of East London (UEL) has formed a strategic partnership with Siemens to collaborate on its aspiration of achieving net zero carbon by 2030. Siemens will deliver improvement measures to reduce overall energy use, and engineer solutions to drive ...

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New guide to accelerate industry action on commercial retrofit

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published a guide to support industry to retrofit the UK’s poorly performing commercial buildings. From 2025, every commercial building in the UK will require an energy performance certificate (EPC) which rates its energy ...

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Pinnacle publishes Carbon Reduction Plan

Pinnacle Group has published a Carbon Reduction Plan detailing how the business aims to minimise direct and indirect emissions across each of its services and extensive property portfolio over the next decade.   In the plan, the facilities and property management ...

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Outdated FM practices are costing the hospitality industry hundreds of millions of pounds a year

The UK hospitality industry is missing out on savings of £736 million a year due to outdated facilities management practices, reveals a new study. The sector needs to urgently embrace new ways of working to realise savings and cut carbon ...

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CUBE competition kicks off in the UK

The real estate industry’s first competition dedicated to empowering commercial buildings to make a significant contribution to net zero, has officially launched in the UK. Since the competition was announced in June 2021, CUBE has signed up nine leading industry ...

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Major companies are failing on their climate pledges

The headline climate pledges of 25 of the world’s largest companies in reality only commit to reduce their emissions by 40 per cent on average, not 100 per cent as suggested by their “net zero” and “carbon neutral” claims, according ...

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ISS pledges to reach full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

ISS has committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions within scope 1 and 2 by 2030 and full-scope net zero emissions by 2040, including its full supply chain. The global workplace experience and facility management company has also pledged ...

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Landsec participates in the CUBE Competition to tackle building energy use

Landsec has become the latest participant to sign up to the UK-wide CUBE Competition, designed to help landlords, building managers and occupiers improve energy efficiency in their commercial buildings through gamification and behavioural change. The UK real estate company has ...

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Edwin James Group pledges to become net zero by 2030

National asset engineering firm, Edwin James Group, has committed to achieving zero to landfill and net zero by 2030 with a milestone of a 50 per cent reduction by 2025. The commitments are detailed in Edwin James Group’s first Environmental, ...

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Ecoserv Group awarded carbon neutral status

The multi-discipline facilities management company, has achieved certified carbon neutral by offsetting 1,285 tonnes of CO2e. Partnering with Ecologi, Ecoserv Group has offset its 2020 carbon footprint, covering scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, and will maintain neutral status while ...

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