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JLL publishes 2018 sustainability achievements

Real estate investment company, JLL, is making strong progress towards its 2020 sustainability targets according to its latest Sustainability Highlights Report. As part of its sustainability strategy, ‘Building a Better Tomorrow’, the firm delivered several initiatives in 2018 including those ...

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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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Zip Water UK chosen as exclusive water provider at this year’s Futurebuild

Creator of the world’s most advanced drinking water system, Zip Water UK, will be keeping visitors to this year’s Futurebuild exhibition hydrated while also educating guests on how drinking water in the workplace should form a key part of sustainability ...

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Nottingham Trent University launches sustainability behaviour change programme

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has launched its engagement programme ‘Green Rewards’, encouraging its 4,000 staff across four campuses to take part in activities that boost sustainability and wellbeing at the University. NTU is one of the world’s most sustainable universities, ...

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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Deloitte’s new HQ defining sustainability and wellbeing

Deloitte’s new UK and North West Europe headquarters at 1 New Street Square, EC4, is the largest office in the world to achieve leading certifications for being both an exemplar green building and one designed to enhance the wellbeing of ...

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FM sector: helping to reduce global emissions

Responding to the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on global warming, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has remarked that as buildings account for approximately 30 per cent of carbon emissions, the built environment will be a “vital ...

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Report analyses role of FM in sustainability and social value

Active Workplace Solutions, a bespoke workplace specialist, has launched ‘Sustainability in facilities management: A Holistic View’, a report exploring sustainability within the built environment. The report analyses how the FM sector can impact wider environmental, social and economic goals, and ...

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OCS commits to reducing single-use plastics across UK operations

OCS UK has launched its commitment to reducing its single-use plastic footprint. With the launch of a new statement of intent and plan of action, OCS says it is “sharply focused on how it can limit the impact of its ...

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Sporting chance

Investing in a major solar array on its campus sports centre is helping the University of Exeter step up its sustainability drive as well as save on energy costs Solar panels are a familiar part of the built environment, but ...

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