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UhUb and Planet Mark join forces to help mutual clients with their own Planet Mark Certification with information sharing, new reports and 10% off their first year’s certification

The period between 2020 to 2030, proclaimed as the Decade of Action by the United Nations, is likely to be the most important for the planet and society. It is critical that businesses, individuals, cities and governments work together to ...

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ABB drive helps to make life under the sea a better place to be

The sharks, seals, penguins and other creatures at SEA LIFE Weymouth are benefitting from a more sustainable environment following the installation of an ABB variable speed drive. Installing a variable speed drive (VSD) to the creature habitats’ water aeration system ...

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Energy management: Getting businesses back on track with their carbon reduction journey

As organisations prepare for the widescale reopening of buildings, the need to maintain a low carbon footprint remains a priority. But with lockdown making it difficult to even produce an accurate analysis of energy management rates over the past year ...

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Reconomy expands waste and recycling contract with Grafton Group

DIY retailer Leyland SDM has joined its parent company Grafton Group Plc in appointing Reconomy for the management of its waste and recycling services. The outsourced resource management and recycling services provider is managing waste across all store branches of ...

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Willmott Dixon wins £40m contract for Barking and Dagenham Council’s regeneration project

Willmott Dixon has been awarded a £40m contract to build Block J, the latest phase of Gascoigne estate’s regeneration project in Barking. Appointed by Be First, Barking and Dagenham Council’s regeneration company, the contract will involve delivery of 124 new ...

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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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Arcus FM achieves ‘Carbon Footprint Standard CO2e Reduced’ status

Arcus FM has been awarded the ‘Carbon Footprint Standard – CO2e Reduced’ status for the entire organisation following a recent audit. Last year the company achieved the ‘Carbon Footprint Standard – CO2e Assessed’ status and says its is “delighted to have moved ...

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Launch of the 2021 FMJ and Grundon recycling and waste management survey

FMJ and Grundon Waste Management have launched the 2021 waste and recycling management survey. It’s the fourth year for the annual appraisal of how FMs manage their waste and recycling activities and one which marks an unprecedented period of disruption ...

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Meeting sustainability targets should start with data

By Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital for ABB Electrification Demand for electrical energy is rising, with urbanisation and industrialisation driving an expected increase of 33 per cent by 2040.¹ These alarming upwards trajectories are spurring governments all over the world into ...

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Sustainable core

Sunil Shah, Director at Acclaro Advisory & SFMI says the latest FM progress report on sustainability illustrates why the sector must adopt a progressive business model with sustainability at its centre The sudden, catastrophic emergence of COVID-19 generated the most ...

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