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BESA in a show of support for the urgency of net zero

Concerns expressed by the UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) that current economic and energy security issues could derail progress towards net zero carbon targets have been echoed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  In its latest report, the Committee ...

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Sodexo achieves level 3 NHS Evergreen Supplier status

Sodexo Health & Care has achieved level 3 status on NHS’s Evergreen Sustainable Supplier Assessment maturity matrix. The Evergreen Assessment is one of several NHS initiatives designed to support its net zero and wider sustainability objectives and is aimed specifically ...

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Data-led decisions

FMJ in partnership with property operations platform Facilio brought together a group of FM thought leaders from both client and services-provider backgrounds to discuss whether taking a tech-centric approach can help organisations transition to data-led building operations and achieve their ...

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Government must ‘act now’ on energy storage or risk energy security and net zero

A House of Lords committee has warned the Government that it must “act fast” to ensure long-duration energy storage technologies can scale up in time to play a vital role in decarbonising the electricity system and ensuring energy security by ...

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Government, UN and business assemble at Compass food and climate summit

Leaders from the UK Government, UN and businesses joined Compass Group UK & Ireland at a climate summit last week alongside the launch of the company’s landmark Climate Transition Plan. The food and support services firm hosted 400 delegates from ...

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Mitie marks major milestone in Plan Zero journey 

Mitie has welcomed the 4,000th electric vehicle (EV), a Volkswagen ID Buzz, to its fleet. The milestone marks a major step in Mitie’s road to net zero, underscoring its commitment to creating a zero emission fleet. Over the past year ...

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Significant opportunities are being missed in commercial retrofits

According to the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) significant opportunities are being missed by office investors, owners, and occupiers who do not have clear retrofit strategies in place. Firstly, through missing the “easy wins” – low cost, low disruption measures ...

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The role of plumbing and heating in successful retrofit and renovation

As the UK progresses on the road to net-zero, RWC’s Richard Bateman, Product Marketing Manager for Plumbing and Heating, explores the importance of retrofit and renovation – and why heating and plumbing installers have a leading role to play. There ...

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Green horizons

Catherine Wheatley, Head of Energy Services, Mitie says AI will play a major role in supporting the FM sector’s green agenda this year As King Charles put it when addressing world leaders at COP28, now is the time for ‘transformational ...

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SBTi approves Ground Control’s ambitious net-zero targets

Ground Control’s leadership of the land management and biodiversity sector has again been highlighted with its commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2038 being validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Twelve years ahead of the Government’s ...

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