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NTU to launch new centre for sustainable construction and retrofit

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) will invest £1.5 million into developing skills, research, training and consultancy to support the UK construction sector reach net zero. The University will launch the Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit to develop solutions, skills and ...

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Shrewd solutions

Kam Singh, Director of Carbon Solutions at EMCOR UK talks to Sara Bean about the benefits of taking a pragmatic approach to energy management At this month’s Net Zero and Energy Management EMEX exhibition which takes place at ExCeL on ...

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Green skills

Why facilities management needs to lead the charge in upskilling the nation ahead of 2050 says Alexandra Gates, Managing Director of Expedient Training The UK is headed for a roadblock. According to the 2023 Progress Report issued by the Climate ...

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Sodexo gives suppliers a net zero progress deadline

From January 2030, Sodexo UK & Ireland has stated it will only work with those suppliers demonstrating tangible net zero progress through published reporting. The food services and facilities management business was one of the first organisations to have its ...

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Clients more focused on net zero goals than building safety

A new study has found that construction clients are more focused on meeting their net zero goals than complying with the Building Safety Act. The research carried bout on behalf of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) also revealed a ...

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Why your energy management system is key to achieving corporate sustainability goals

With a comprehensive decarbonisation roadmap in place, the UK manufacturing sector’s drive towards achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050 is set to drive increased innovation and competitiveness, positioning UK manufacturing as a leader on the global stage. In a complex ...

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Offsetting options

Is carbon offsetting still a viable option for businesses to achieve net zero? Sally Phillips, Director of Corporate and Strategic at npower Business Solutions explores the options In its recent ‘Progress Report to Government’, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) stated ...

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On the road to net zero, science-based targets lead the way

By Sarah Hotchen, MD for NG Bailey’s Facilities Services division  Back in 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that global warming must not exceed 1.5°C to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. To achieve this, emissions must ...

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Global report finds fewer than half of organisations expect to meet decarbonisation targets by 2030

A global report by Siemens Smart Infrastructure has found there is limited alignment on priorities and how best to progress towards a decarbonised and resource-efficient world. Although half of people surveyed believe the infrastructure transition is accelerating in their region, ...

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RICS granted observer status for COP28

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has been granted observer status for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), to be held from 30 November to 12 December at Expo City, Dubai. The institution, representing more than 134,000 ...

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