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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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FM Clinic: Sustainability in FM

Sustainability is a huge priority for the FM sector, whether developing energy management strategies, increasing recycling or investing in renewables. But there is a broader definition of sustainability where FMs have the opportunity to deliver social value in providing a ...

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Government to challenge unrealistically low bids

Contractors face “intense scrutiny” if they submit unrealistically low bids for public sector contracts, according to a senior official at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director for Infrastructure and Construction, told a webinar ...

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VINCI Facilities supports Ready for School Programme

VINCI Facilities Building Solutions is providing £15,000 worth of support for the Waltham Forest Ready for School programme via its work with Peabody which prepares disadvantaged children to make a successful transition to school through home learning and co-ordinated family ...

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IWFM launches new social value measurement framework

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has partnered with the Social Value Portal and National Social Value Taskforce to develop a new measurement framework . Designed specifically for the workplace and facilities management profession, the National TOMs Facilities Management ...

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