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Wates Group secures £90m sustainability-linked loan

Wates Group has secured a £90 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from a three-bank syndicate led by Lloyds Bank. The facility, for which Lloyds Bank also acted as the sole ESG coordinator, will help Wates achieve its ESG objectives and see ...

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Webb’s Training Services joins Reconomy Group

Outsourced services provider to the circular economy, Reconomy Group, has acquired Webb’s Training Services, a leading provider of commercial training offering over 50 courses across a wide variety of industries. Head-quartered in Birmingham, Webb’s has a network of UK training ...

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9 out of 10 companies now adopt ESG into corporate strategy

The majority (9 in 10) of companies across the UK, US and Canada now adopt ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations into their corporate strategy. Two thirds (67 per cent) invest in systems and technology to obtain data and make ...

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Safe refuge

From pandemic response to Afghan aid, Jason Towse, MD of Business Services at Mitie, explains how the FM sector can play a leading role in helping the UK during times of crisis It’s been almost four months since the agreement ...

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UKGBC seeks feedback on proposals for social value delivery guidance

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is working towards a piece of detailed work on social value delivery guidance that will enable built environment practitioners to improve the quality of life of people by providing step-by-step support through the social value ...

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BaxterStorey and Social Bite join up to support those impacted by homelessness back into work

Charity Social Bite has partnered with BaxterStorey to launch a pioneering new initiative to help revolutionise the access people who have experienced homelessness have to job opportunities across the UK. Through its new ‘Jobs First’ programme, Social Bite will work ...

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Mitie exceeds industry leading ESG targets with new 2021 Social Value report

Mitie’s new Social Value report outlines excellent progress across all areas of Mitie’s ESG strategy, with the facilities management company on track to reach zero operational emissions by 2025, 25 years ahead of the UK Government’s target. As well as ...

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UK businesses prepare to shed suppliers that do not live up to their social values

UK business leaders are increasingly turning their backs on suppliers who fail to align with their social values, according to new research from Sodexo. The survey, commissioned to mark the launch of Sodexo’s Social Impact Pledge 2021, highlights the profound ...

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Incentive to push Social Value remit with new Board appointment

In a move designed to ensure that the company’s focus on social value is formalised across all parts of the business and recognised as a key strategic driver, Laura Phillips, Director of Group HR, it to join the Incentive FM ...

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Amey to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning solution across its FM operations

Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business has embarked on a journey to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning model across its FM operations, which will focus on environmentally friendly practices and cleaning products that use renewable sources to reduce waste and harm to ...

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