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DURABLE shortlisted for prestigious UKWA Award

Workplace solutions manufacturer DURABLE has been shortlisted for a UKWA Award for its environmental credentials. The Awards recognise excellence across companies operating within the logistics industry. In becoming a finalist for the Environmental Award, DURABLE have demonstrated their commitment to ...

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On the road to extinction?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Over the Easter period it would have been impossible not to notice the widespread demonstrations and public disruption caused by the Extinction Rebellion movement in London. The whole purpose of the movement ...

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ISS and innocent drinks partner for school gardening initiative

ISS has partnered with innocent drinks to deliver Green Fingers – The Big Grow. The week-long gardening event aims to educate pupils about the benefits of homegrown food, sustainability and trying new foods. For the past seven years, ISS has ...

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NHS Trust joins behaviour change programme Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at encouraging employees to take actions that improve sustainability and wellbeing. The programme launched to over 20,000 ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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Tomorrow’s people

Sarah Taylor, Managing Director of BRITA UK, shares advice on how to optimise today’s busy office space for the newest generation in the workforce Picture the average office a quarter of a century ago and compare it with one today. ...

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EMCOR UK launches e-learning module to reduce industry use of single-use plastics

EMCOR UK is collaborating with the FM Supply Chain Sustainability School to offer a free e-Learning module aimed at the sustainable use and management of plastics in businesses across the UK. Open to individuals and corporates via the Supply Chain ...

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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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