Environment

United States

JLL Achieves ISO Accreditation for Environmental, Health and Safety

As JLL looks ahead to its annual celebration of Global Safety Week, following World Day for Safety and Health atRead More »

United States

Bee the Difference

Delaware North has launched its second annual ‘Bee the Difference’ campaign in partnership with The Bee Cause Project to promote awareness ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

UK Budget: A Missed Opportunity?

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia in Northern Europe, comments on the UK Chancellor’s Spring Budget. Almost 60Read More »

Best Practice

Retrofitting with BREEAM Certification

The sustainability of building refurbishment and new build projects has been enhanced by new BREEAM quality standards. Pexhurst Contracts ManagerRead More »

Perspectives

M&S Oxford Street: Retrofitting v Rebuilding

Justine Ayto, Construction Partner at Mishcon de Reya, comments on M&S winning a legal challenge against the UK government over their OxfordRead More »

France

CPD ‘A’ for Sodexo

Sodexo has joined the top tier of 346 companies out of 21,000 to be graded with an ‘A Score’ byRead More »

Australia

Fashion Industry Committed to Abolishing Plastic

A majority of senior executives at fashion brands and retailers in the UK, US and Australia plan to stop usingRead More »

FM Magazine

AIMing High

FM Magazine spoke to Bill Polits, Director of Sales & Strategy at refrigerant supplier A-Gas, about the regulation of hydrofluorocarbonsRead More »

Europe

Removing Pharmaceutical Residues from Europe’s Water Supply

Mattias Feldthusen, Director of Process & Product Development for Sulzer’s Nordic Water business, explains the likely impact on wastewater treatmentRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia Comment on UK Disposable Vape Ban

Gavin Graveson, Veolia’s Senior Executive Vice President for Northern Europe, comments on an announcement the Government of the United KingdomRead More »

Global News & Insights

Comment: It’s Not a Laughing Matter

Richard Hulland, Chief Risk and Assurance Officer for Veolia UK, comments on the recent update to UK law making possession ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

Letters: Why Plant Hundreds of Trees on UK Roads if we Won’t Look After Them?

Keith Gallacher, director of Complete Weed Control Scotland, comments on the UK’s ‘greening’ programme for its roads network. Everyone whoRead More »

COP

Paving the Way for a Sustainable Food Future

Leading retail giants across Europe are converging in Berlin on 24 October for ProVeg International’s inaugural Retailer Roundtable, a pivotalRead More »

Finland

Rishi Sunak Commends Landmark UK Investment

UK premier Rishi Sunak has welcomed Metsä Tissue’s decision to select Goole in the East Riding of Yorkshire as theRead More »

Global News & Insights

Bringing High Powered EV Charging to Commercial Tenants

Knight Frank Investment Management is partnering with EV charging company Mer to install charge points at more than 100 client-ownedRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia Comments on Material Focus Vape Research

Donald Macphail, Chief Operating Officer – Treatment at Veolia UK, comments on research finding the number of disposable single-use vapesRead More »

Environment

Climate Change the ‘Defining Issue of Our Time’

Paul McLennan, Scottish Government’s Minister for Housing, has referred to climate change as the “defining issue of our time” atRead More »

Environment

Scottish Housing Minister to Launch Green Home Festival

Scotland’s second Green Home Festival is set to be launched by Scottish Government Minister Paul McLennan, who has agreed to kick offRead More »

Global News & Insights

Minister Visits Heat Network Project

Leeds City Council and Vital Energi welcome Lord Callanan, UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Energy Efficiency andRead More »

Global News & Insights

The Future of Living

Real estate exhibition Cityscape Global will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 10-13 September under the theme, ‘The FutureRead More »

Environment

Addressing the United Kingdom’s Retrofit Skills Gap

With data suggesting retrofit recruitment must triple for the UK to reach net-zero by 2050, the Reed Group has launchedRead More »

Blog

IoT, Smart Meters and Sustainable Water Security

Alex Barter and Gareth Mitchell explain why smart metering is key to creating a water secure future for the UnitedRead More »

Cleaning

Replacing Plastic with Paper

UK startup Biovate Hygienics is claiming an industry first following the launch of its ‘Zero Compromise’ range of plastic-free paperRead More »

Global News & Insights

ADNOC Launches Innovative Carbon Capture Well

During Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), ADNOC has announced the world’s first fully sequestered carbon dioxide (CO2) injection well inRead More »

Letters to the Editor

Letters: Cheaper Bills, Warmer Homes

Tony Beer, managing director of community and supply change co-operative RetrofitWorks, comments on a recent proposal for ‘future-fitting’ homes toRead More »

Global News & Insights

NHS Property Services Awards Consultancy Contract for National Smarter Buildings Programme

NHS Property Services are working with Leeds-based energy analytics and industrial IoT business Hark Systems to design a smarter buildingRead More »

design

Launch of Innovative Off-grid Lighting System

Scottish solutions business Eco Group has launched an innovative off-grid lighting system to cut energy bills and reduce the carbonRead More »

Construction

UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation Launches Asset Information Management Common Data Environment

The United Kingdom Defence Infrastructure Organisation has launched the next phase of its Asset Information Management Common Data Environment (AIMRead More »

Contracts

Rochford District Council in Waste Collection Partnership with Norse

Rochford District Council has appointed Norse Group, the Local Authority Trading Company (LATC) of Norfolk County Council, to deliver wasteRead More »

Environment

Cloudfm Welcomes UK Net Zero Report

Cloudfm has welcomed a House of Commons Environment Audit Committee (EAC) report that calls for whole-life carbon assessments of largerRead More »

Environment

OUTCO Builds Greener Fleet with Volkswagen Finance

UK outdoor compliance specialist OUTCO has signed a two-year deal with Volkswagen Financial Services Rent-A-Car as part of an initiativeRead More »

Construction

Knowledge at your Fingertips

Industry collaboration body the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) has taken a major step towards achieving greater openness, transparency andRead More »

Case Studies

Information Management for HMPS Estates

Digitalised building information management (BIM) solutions provider Glider recently worked alongside the UK Ministry of Justice to implement its flagshipRead More »

Environment

Quorn and Sodexo Launch Novel Carbon Neutral Contract Catering Solution

Meat free brand Quorn has joined forces with leading food services provider, Sodexo, to begin the global roll out ofRead More »

Environment

UK’s GMB Union Comments on Incident Involving a Supermarket Sushi Maker

WAITROSE AND SAINSBURY’S SUSHI MAKER LOSES TIPS OF FINGERS IN ACCIDENT THEN CLAIMS BOSSES SENT HIM TO A&E IN TAXI Read More »

Construction

Pioneering Biodiversity Units Marketplace Launching in Cambridge

Developers will soon be securing biodiversity units ‘off the shelf’ from a habitat bank in South Cambridgeshire under a partnershipRead More »

Corporate Social Responsibility

City of London Corporation Announces ‘Clean City Awards’ Winners

A City of London firm which prevented food waste by delivering 80,000 meals to families in need during the Covid-19Read More »

Environment

WBCSD Welcomes Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), an organisation of over 200 forward-looking companies. AsRead More »

Egypt

Innovative Egyptian Developer to Exhibit at MIPIM 2022 (Cannes, 15th to 18th March)

Property developer Mountain View will be represented within the Egyptian Pavilion at MIPIM 2022, where it will launch an innovativeRead More »

Contracts

STRABAG PFS Awarded DEMIRE Integrated Services Contract

STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) has been awarded a 3-year integrated property and facilities management, and ESG reportingRead More »

Environment

EFI Recognised with European Digital Print Production Awards

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has received two European Digital Press (EDP) Awards from the European graphics arts trade press inRead More »

Cleaning

European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2022

Incentive FM has been shortlisted for the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2022, which will take place at the HotelRead More »

Cleaning

Why Real-time Data is Essential for Efficient Cleaning

Dan Teare, sector director for the mpro5 field service management platform from Crimson Tide, explains how data can unlock valueRead More »

Energy Management

Ensuring Operational Resiliency at the World’s Largest Soluble Coffee Facility

Nestlé is deploying EcoStruxure Asset Advisor, Schneider Electric’s connected operational resiliency and efficiency platform at the Nescafé plant in Toluca,Read More »

Case Studies

Spotlight on Pest Control

The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is inviting facilities managers in the United Kingdom to attend PestEx, its annual expoRead More »

Environment

EMCOR UK Introduces New Parental Leave Policy

EMCOR UK has introduced 26 weeks maternity leave on full pay, 6 weeks paternity leave on full pay, and severalRead More »

Global News & Insights

Companies Unprepared for Hybrid Working

Over half of companies in the EMEA region are still not ready to implement a structural shift to support hybridRead More »

Environment

Feedr Launches in Edinburgh

Compass Group has introduced Feedr, the workplace delivered food technology platform it acquired in March 2020 to the City ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

Johnson Controls Launches IAQ as a Service Solution

Johnson Controls has launched an OpenBlue Indoor Air Quality Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The new offering is the first dedicated “as-a-service” IndoorRead More »

Environment

Toyota Offers Lithium-ion, Lead-acid and Hydrogen Forklifts

Toyota Material Handling UK has launched a new range of electric counterbalance forklifts. Designed for both indoor and heavy-duty outdoor applications,Read More »

Environment

Frost & Sullivan Recognition for Facilio

Frost & Sullivan has recognised IoT building operations and maintenance platform Facilio with a Best Practices’ Product Leadership Award.  WithRead More »

Energy Management

Dura Composites Announces Partnership with Anderton Concrete

Dura Composites and Anderton Concrete are teaming up to help Energy and Infrastructure customers access the best in pre-cast concrete troughs andRead More »

Engineering

G3 Systems supports Falklands Helicopter Search and Rescue

Global engineering and service solutions provider G3 Systems has completed its first field service visit to British International Helicopters (BIH)Read More »

Environment

Veganuary: Corporate Demand for Vegan and Vegetarian Menu Choices

As it marks “Veganuary” 2022, Sodexo is reporting increasing sales of vegan and vegetarian menu options at  corporate foodservice locationsRead More »

Environment

Rewarding Consumers of Sustainable Beauty Products

A new partnership between UK loyalty app Embargo and eco-beauty brand Faith In Nature will incentivise purchases of refillable products.Read More »

Construction

New Name, Same Vision

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has rebranded to reflect an expanding remit as its members increasingly collaborate on otherRead More »

Environment

Bringing ERP to Vertical Storage Lifts

United Kingdom-based vertical storage lifts supplier Randex has introduced ERP integration with Compact-branded vertical lifts for popular enterprise systems fromRead More »

COP26

Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022

Press Release: Siemens: Trends in energy and infrastructure for 2022 London, 11 January 2022   Siemens: Trends in energy andRead More »

Environment

Whitworths switch from gas to lithium-ion powered forklifts

Switch from gas to lithium-ion powered forklifts brings productivity benefits for Whitworths Dried fruit, home baking and snack products company,Read More »

Automation & AI

Energy Performance Certificates: Going Back to the UK’s Future?

Saurabh Saxena, founder of Buy To Let and AI property evaluation platform houzen, explains how artificial intelligence is delivering betterRead More »

Cleaning

Golden Service Awards Finalists

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has announced the finalists for the Kimberly-Clark Professional™ Golden Service Awards 2022. DubbedRead More »

Environment

Cushman & Wakefield Relocates San Diego Office

13.12.2021, 18:17 Cushman & Wakefield Relocates San Diego Office Cushman & Wakefield has moved its San Diego regional headquarters officeRead More »

Environment

STULZ Builds on Benelux Presence

13.12.2021, 15:50 STULZ Builds on Benelux Presence STULZ has supported its expansion across the Benelux region with the opening ofRead More »

Environment

Why Ocean-bound Plastic Could Soon Have a Place in your Office

Oliver Cripps, Sustainability Manager for Herman Miller, explains why upcycling ocean-bound plastics for use in offices is a logical extensionRead More »

Blog

Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again

02.12.2021, 19:18 Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again Robert Presser, vice-president of Montreal-based Acme Engineering Products,Read More »

Blog

What Are Commercial Heat Pumps and Why are they so Popular?

02.12.2021, 18:40 What Are Commercial Heat Pumps and Why are they so Popular? The extraordinary impact of the Covid-19 pandemicRead More »

Case Studies

Securing Cement Sustainably

01.12.2021, 14:54 Securing Cement Production Sustainably Adding an element of sustainability to security provision at several mining and cement productionRead More »

Energy Management

Veolia Accelerates UK Hydrogen From Water Programme

30.11.2021, 11:22 Veolia Accelerates UK Hydrogen From Water Programme Veolia is advancing a programme to develop hydrogen gas supply infrastructureRead More »

Blog

A Practical Guide to Fire Doors

26.11.2021, 13:31 A Practical Guide to Fire Doors With poor specification, installation and maintenance of fire doorsets often resulting inRead More »

Contracts

New Institutional Investor Support for Mindspace

25.11.2021, 18:24 New Institutional Investor Support for Mindspace Mindspace, the global flex office provider, has secured US $72 million ofRead More »

Environment

Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse

23.11.2021, 15:31 Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse Veolia is taking a stand following a 118 per cent riseRead More »

Environment

Launch of Remote CRA Service

23.11.2021, 13:09 Launch of Remote CRA Service Schneider Electric has launched a remote cyber risk assessment (CRA) service to allowRead More »

Energy Management

Ventilating Life Science Labs Yields Energy Dividend

22.11.2021, 17:49 Ventilating Life Science Labs Yields Energy Dividend New data from Aircuity suggests life sciences clients of its smartRead More »

COP26

BSI Certifies COP26 as a Sustainable Event

18.11.2021, 12:53 BSI Certifies COP26 as a Sustainable Event The planning and delivery of this year’s COP26 event in GlasgowRead More »

Environment

Festive Sandwich Launch to Support Charity

16.11.2021, 03:08 Festive Sandwich Launch to Support Charity Proceeds from a new range of festive sandwiches from Westbury Street HoldingsRead More »

Environment

Portable Air Purifier Range Launches at ISSA Show North America

16.11.2021, 01:50 Portable Air Purifier Range Launches at ISSA Show North America The Pyure Company has announced a new lineRead More »

Blog

Safety in Manual Handling

15.11.2021, 23:45 Safety in Manual Handling Handling and transporting supplies and equipment is a daily requirement for most facilities butRead More »

Blog

Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors

15.11.2021, 10:07 Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors The Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) comments on howRead More »

COP26

Kier Re-Affirms 100 Per Cent EV Commitment at COP26

12.11.2021, 16:25 Kier Re-Affirms 100 Per Cent EV Commitment at COP26 In celebration of Transport Day at COP26, the UK’sRead More »

Case Studies

Delivering Discrete Security Protection at a Turkish Holiday Resort

G4S is providing an intelligent and unobtrusive integrated security solution at the popular Emelda Sun Club resort on the TurkishRead More »

Blog

Top House-Buying Questions Answered

12.11.2021, 15:07 Top House-Buying Questions Answered Buying your first house is an exciting process. You get to choose a communityRead More »

Environment

Reimagining Fashion Retailing

12.11.2021, 11:17 Reimagining Fashion Retailing MODIVO is using Philips displays to create a new ‘phygital’ shopping experience combining elements ofRead More »

Blog

COP26, Climate Change and the Built Environment

11.11.2021, 18:32 COP26, Climate Change and the Built Environment As the COP26 conference addresses carbon emissions from buildings for theRead More »

COP26

One Small Tree for Glasgow, One Giant Hope for Mankind

A small tree in Glasgow signals hope for forests throughout the world as a new carbon accountability platform is unveiledRead More »

COP26

Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice

09.11.2021, 12:06 Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice Aramark UK has received two Waste2zero 2021 awards following its successful introduction ofRead More »

Contracts

Westfield Shopping Centre Contracts

05.11.2021, 13:35 Westfield Shopping Centre Contracts Mitie has won a new three-year contract with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) to deliver security servicesRead More »

Energy Management

Manufacturer Turns to Shell Energy to Decarbonise UK Operation

Cepac has announced a collaboration with Shell Energy to reduce its environmental impact and reliance on non-renewable utility supply. TheRead More »

Australia

HRH The Prince of Wales Terra Carta Seal

Johnson Controls has been named as an inaugural recipient of the Terra Carta Seal from HRH The Prince of WalesRead More »

COP26

Just Transitioning and Net Zero

03.11.2021, 12:06 Just Transitioning and Net Zero Following the UK’s decision to require large companies to demonstrate their commitment toRead More »

Blog

Why Defra’s Organic Oversight Risks Backfiring

01.11.2021, 13:50 Why Defra’s Organic Oversight Risks Backfiring Roger Kerr, chief executive of UK community interest company Organic Farmers &Read More »

COP26

Climate Change Accountability Ecosystem to Present at COP26

29.10.2021, 12:37 Climate Change Accountability Ecosystem to Present at COP26 A new technology platform which facilitates meaningful global climate changeRead More »

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