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Findings reveal many organisations view climate change as more pressing than coronavirus

Sustainability consultant, ETL, has consulted with public and private sector organisations and found that 63 per cent of those asked believe climate change is much more pressing than coronavirus. The findings also revealed that 75 per cent of respondents strongly ...

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New SFMI report sets out how FM can use the Covid-19 crisis to reinvent itself

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has published a new report which sets out how the facilities management sector can assist in the post-pandemic recovery across three phases: restart, reset and reinvent. Summarising the discussion from the most recent SFMI ...

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Free Sustainability eBook from Facilities Show

Sustainability is a common theme across the facilities management profession. As offices begin to reopen following the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, FMs are considering how best to improve workspaces and make them healthier and more efficient in this ‘new normal’. In addition, ...

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Mitie to share electric vehicle expertise 

To support Britain in getting back to business in the most sustainable way, Mitie has launched a new Plan Zero Fleet Transition Service to help those wanting to switch their fleets to electric. The service will use Mitie’s experience in managing its own electric vehicle (EV) rollout and charge point installation programme ...

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CIBSE offers guidance on the changing sustainability agenda

Green building

CISBE has updated its 2007 guide on sustainability, which outlines the principles for sustainability for engineers, wherever they practice and wherever projects and designs are undertaken. The updated Guide L: Sustainability  explores the actions that building services engineers should take to ...

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Is bike best?

From sustainable routes to work to eco delivery, can the humble bicycle play a part in making facilities management more sustainable? Andrew Brown reports A new campaign was launched by the bicycle industry in early June: #BikeIsBest. Backed by the ...

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Making the switch

Lauren Pamma, Electrification Proposition Lead at Lex Autolease, discusses how facilities management businesses can benefit from switching to electric vehicles and how to start the transition Record low levels of transport during the pandemic have had a noticeable impact on ...

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SFMI white paper outlines sustainable ambition for the FM sector

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has published a new white paper which provides FM organisations with a framework that can help propel them to leading sustainability status. The document titled, ‘Sustainable Ambition for the FM Sector’, outlines the current ...

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Returning to work: How to energise building sustainability targets

According to a recent survey 10 per cent of buildings have achieved over half (54 per cent) reduction in energy use since the lockdown. Once we get back to BAU how can organisations aim to reach their sustainability targets, especially ...

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POST-COVID: where sustainable FM makes cost sense

Sustainable FM has never been more appropriate – not least because of its cost-savings. Post-Coronavirus: sanitising and cleaning are key priorities for building owners readying workspaces for re-occupation. So too, are security and protection. The requirement to get buildings virus-free ...

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