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Earth Day: Averda joins HRH Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta charter

On International Earth Day, waste management, treatment and recycling company, Averda, has announced it has become an official supporter of the Terra Carta, the global business proposition from the Sustainable Markets Initiative. Launched by His Royal Highness, The Prince of ...

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Arcus FM marks Earth Day with new sustainability plans

This year’s Earth Day (22 April) highlights the continuous need for humans to help restore the Earth. To recognise this and commit to helping to make a difference Arcus FM has launched its Sustainability Policy. The tech-led facilities management provider, ...

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Waterblade joins online innovation portal to boost transition to net zero

Waterblade water saving mod for washroom taps has been chosen as an innovation partner for a new self-service, interactive and intelligent marketplace for sustainable technologies. The Wates Innovation Network (WIN) portal is the first initiative of its kind and has ...

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Clause for celebration

Saul Huxley, Organic Development Director at grounds maintenance and landscape creation specialists, idverde explains how carbon-neutral clauses can benefit the environment With greater pressures on Councils, retail parks and business spaces to create more sustainable, climate-friendly gains, there has been ...

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Green goals

Andrew Sparrow, Head of Energy and Sustainability, Platinum Facilities on the way service providers can help clients reduce energy costs Energy is a top priority for FMs, not only to reduce carbon emissions but to operate buildings more efficiently and ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School continues to positively impact UK built environment

The Supply Chain Sustainability School, a multi-award-winning initiative which represents a common approach to addressing sustainability within supply chains, has released its Impact Report, which surveyed over one thousand of its members across the country, to get their thoughts on what ...

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Built environment to collaborate on Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project

Four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment have been announced by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The Roadmap, announced in December, aims ...

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RICS survey suggests majority of workers will return to the office after COVID-19

Up to 80 per cent of workers could return to the office after lockdown, according to FMs questioned for the latest RICS UK Facilities Management Survey. With the UK vaccination programme taking hold across the country, respondents believe employees could ...

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idverde wins 10-year deal in Kensington and Chelsea

Grounds maintenance and landscaping firm, idverde, has won a 10-year grounds maintenance, sports and bereavement services contract with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea that will achieve carbon neutrality in year one. By placing sustainability and the environment at ...

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Derwent fm teams up with the SFMI

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving and embedding environmental sustainability across its business, Derwent Facilities Management has joined the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI). Joining the SMFI builds on the work Derwent fm has already undertaken with its ...

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