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Wates Group puts the planet first

Construction, property services and development company, Wates Group, has supported the creation of, and appointed, an independent Social Enterprise – Planet First Energy (PFE) – to help it reduce CO2 emissions and meet long-term sustainability goals. Planet First Energy will ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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Cofely Besix powers Dubai’s first ‘zero carbon’ call centre and control room

Cofely Besix Facilities Management (CBFM) has launched the region’s first ‘zero carbon’ call centre and control room, which is powered round the clock by PV Solar. CBFM recently installed a Hybrid PV Solar installation on the roof of its Dubai operations ...

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Gov’t urged to push ahead with zero carbon non domestic buildings

The government must urgently push ahead with plans to ensure all new non domestic buildings are built to zero carbon standards from 2019, a group of senior business leaders are warning today. In an open letter to communities minister Stephen ...

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New task group to define zero carbon for non domestic buildings

  The UK Green Building Council is launching a new task group to help define and build support for an ambitious definition of zero carbon for non domestic buildings that works for industry. The policy for all new non domestic ...

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Tesco named top UK retailer on climate change

Tesco has been named top UK retailer for tackling climate change, based on its inclusion in the CDP’s FTSE 350 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the fourth year in a row. The CDP singled out Tesco from the FTSE’s top ...

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Government ‘must try harder’ says green buildings report

With exam grade-inflation hitting the headlines over the Summer, the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has turned the spotlight on the Government's much-vaunted 'greenest ever' aspirations, to pose the question: if the Government was being examined on its plans to green our built environment, what would the results be?

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