ESG

Finland

EcoVadis Platinum for Metsä Tissue

Metsä Group’s tissue and greaseproof paper manufacturing business has received a ‘Platinum’ sustainability and social responsibility rating from EcoVadis forRead More »

Europe

New Team to Support ESG at Toyota

Toyota Material Handling Europe has announced the creation of an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) committee.  The new team willRead More »

United Kingdom

Veriforce CHAS to Launch Social Sustainability Assessment During UK Construction Week

Veriforce CHAS will unveil the new CHAS Social Sustainability assessment at UK Construction Week from 7th to 9th May atRead More »

United States

A Quarter of a Century of Environmental Stewardship

Delaware North is marking the 25th anniversary of GreenPath, its award-winning environmental stewardship and sustainability program with special programming and events.Read More »

Global News & Insights

University College London Pilots Food Carbon Tracking App

UCL, CH&CO and climate tech company Reewild have teamed up to introduce a new food carbon tracking app across UCLRead More »

Global News & Insights

Organisations Report ‘Legislation Lethargy’ with Sustability Reporting

According to a new survey from Mitie, organisations in the United Kingdom feel overwhelmed by the strain of sustainability reporting,Read More »

Global News & Insights

EcoVadis Gold for BM Caterers

BM Caterers has been awarded a ‘gold medal’ for ESG performance by EcoVadis.  The medal places the specialist caterer in theRead More »

design

Mixed-use Office Tower in San Francisco Earns Fitwel and LEED Platinum Rating

345 California Street, an iconic newly renovated Class A mixed-use office property in San Francisco where Cushman & Wakefield overseesRead More »

Global News & Insights

Mitie and Salesforce Launch Emissions Intelligence Service

Mitie has launched a new managed carbon reporting and reduction service, ‘Emissions Intelligence’, to empower organisations to be more confidentRead More »

Global News & Insights

Ashton Gate to Target Sustainability Goals with Veolia

Ashton Gate, home of Bristol City Football and Bristol Bears, has appointed Veolia as the stadium’s new recycling and wasteRead More »

France

Solar Installation Helps Legrand Reach ESG Milestone

A rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panel array installation at Legrand UK & Ireland’s West Bromwich site near Birmingham is deliveringRead More »

Blog

Why Embrace Food Recycling in 2024?

Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, says food waste recycling should be a priority for facilities managers in the UK.Read More »

Global News & Insights

EMCOR UK Completes First SFMI Assessment

EMCOR UK has received a Gold Award from the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) following an assessment of ESG performanceRead More »

Blog

The Only Way is Ethics

Any 3PL that neglects the important role that business ethics and a demonstrable commitment to sustainability now play across theRead More »

Global News & Insights

Savills Investment Management Outlook 2024

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has published its global forecast for real estate investment markets in 2024 highlighting key sectorsRead More »

Global News & Insights

Mitsubishi Electric Joins 24/7 Carbon Free Energy Compact

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has joined the United Nations 24/7 Carbon Free Energy Compact (24/7 CFE) for supporting decarbonisation of electricityRead More »

Germany

New Platform Supports ESG by Measuring Decarbonisation Across Property Portfolios

SAUTER and MeteoViva have launched amanteia, a cloud platform that tracks and makes recommendations for decarbonisation of entire real estateRead More »

Blog

Takeaways from Breakfast at the House of Lords: How AI will Revolutionise Retail

The retail sector is undergoing a seismic shift. Artificial intelligence will, and is, transforming customer experience and will help toRead More »

Global News & Insights

Best Company for Carbon Transition

Mitie has been named ‘Best Company for Carbon Transition’ at ESG Investing’s Corporate ESG Awards 2023, recognising its commitment toRead More »

Global News & Insights

EMCOR UK Joins UN Global Compact

EMCOR UK has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

Tesco and Veolia to Recycle Soft Plastic and Support Schools

A new partnership involving Tesco, Veolia, Groundwork and local councils in the UK will introduce greener areas in schools andRead More »

Global News & Insights

Kimberly-Clark Launches UK Wind Farm with Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust

Kimberly-Clark is celebrating the official opening of a new onshore wind farm by Màiri McAllan, Member of the Scottish ParliamentRead More »

Global News & Insights

UK Apartment Association at the 2023 Build to Rent Conference and Awards

The UK Apartment Association will be announcing five award winners at the Annual Build to Rent Conference and Awards ceremony inRead More »

Global News & Insights

RO Group Announces Senior Appointment

UK property developer The RO Group has appointed Ana Bajri as its first Head of Sustainability.  Bajri brings a wealthRead More »

Global News & Insights

Nominations Open for FM Talent Event

Nominations are invited for ‘Tomorrow Meets Today’, an exclusive networking evening focused on promoting diversity and creating unique opportunities forRead More »

Education

Helping People and Planet

Aramark provides an update on ESG progress and shares recent accomplishments, including the validation of new global near- and long-termRead More »

Appointments

Veolia Appoints Environmental Leader to Executive Committee

Cory Reynolds has joined Veolia as Corporate Affairs and Communications Director, and as a member of its Executive Committee. AnRead More »

Global News & Insights

Savills IM Appoints First Global Head of Strategy and Client Capital

Savills Investment Management has appointed Apwinder Foster to the new role of Global Head of Strategy and Client Capital. InRead More »

Global News & Insights

Sustaining Success

EMCOR UK’s inaugural sustainability report highlights progress with environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Throughout the report, the company’s commitmentRead More »

ESG

Acquisition of Spanish Supermarkets for European Food Retail Strategy Fund

Savills Investment Management has acquired two new Aldi supermarkets in Spain for its European Food Retail Strategy fund. The fundRead More »

Global News & Insights

On the Road to Full Electrification

Engineering services provider Edwin James Group has launched a pilot programme that will eventually replace its fleet of diesel vansRead More »

Perspectives

The Move to Modular: Why a University’s Extension is Furthering ESG

David Harris says the benefits of a new IT suite at the University of Hull extend beyond those traditionally associatedRead More »

Global News & Insights

enfinium Reports Significant Carbon Reductions

‘New Horizons’, enfinium’s latest report on progress it is making with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), confirms the energy-from-waste providerRead More »

Global News & Insights

A Menu For Change

The career of Rosa Losa, a Retail General Manager with Compass UK & Ireland, illustrates how supporting progression is becomingRead More »

Global News & Insights

Why Purpose Pays Off

According to a YouGov survey for Veolia, companies in the United Kingdom risk losing up to half their workforce ifRead More »

Global News & Insights

Retirement Village Operator Reduces Residents’ Biological Age by 8.8 Years

An annual review from UK later living operator Inspired Villages lifts the lid on the relationship between social value andRead More »

Case Studies

Putting Safety First

A new case study from Aramark considers the wider impact on ESG of its Safety Leader Program – a networkRead More »

Global News & Insights

Ecolab Reports Progress Toward 2030 ‘Impact’ Goals

Ecolab has published its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report, which shows how the company is advancing its vision to build a ‘100%Read More »

Global News & Insights

Johnson Controls CSO Named a Leader in Business Sustainability

Katie McGinty, vice president and chief sustainability and external relations officer at Johnson Controls has been named to the 2023Read More »

Global News & Insights

Appointment Expands Cloudfm Commitment to ESG

Cloudfm is accelerating its ESG plans with the promotion of health and safety manager Carly Hall to the new roleRead More »

Global News & Insights

The Growing Importance of Sustainability in Buildings

A new survey of multinational organisations by Reuters and Honeywell identifies achieving better energy efficiency and indoor air quality (IAQ),Read More »

Global News & Insights

Serco Middle East in University Mental Health and Wellbeing Partnership

Serco Middle East is sponsoring a university programme in collaboration with Takalam, an award-winning mental wellbeing platform operating from AbuRead More »

Global News & Insights

Best Sustainability Supplier of the Year

Wates has been named Best Sustainability Supplier of the Year at His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) annual Supplier Conference. Read More »

Global News & Insights

New ISS India HQ Using 100 Per Cent Renewable Energy

ISS Facility Services India has relocated its headquarters to a state-of-the-art office building in Mumbai that runs on renewable energyRead More »

ESG

Women in Serco: Leading with Purpose

Serco Middle East CEO Phil Malem has led a lively discussion of the company’s empowerment of female employees at theRead More »

Global News & Insights

Savills IM Reports Over €3.9bn of Transactions in 2022

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) transacted more than €3.6 billion globally in private real estate equity transactions in 2022 includingRead More »

FM Magazine

Roundtable: Issues and Trends in Hotel Development Finance

In a macro-economic context featuring several challenges including political uncertainty, rising interest rates, a surge in development costs and ESG-relatedRead More »

FM

Churchill Recognised for Environmental Governance

Churchill Services has achieved a Silver award in the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) annual assessment of UK facility servicesRead More »

Global News & Insights

Sustainability Award for BAM’s FM Business

BAM’s integrated facilities management business has been graded ‘Platinum’ in the annual Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) evaluation of theRead More »

Corporate

Planet Mark Accreditation

UK refurbishment contractor Pexhurst has achieved Planet Mark sustainability certification. Planet Mark is a certification that recognises continuous improvement, encouragesRead More »

ESG

Acquisition Strengthens Infogrid ESG Commercial Real Estate Reporting Capabilities

SaaS building intelligence provider Infogrid has acquired Aquicore, a leading ESG data and analytics company that empowers real estate institutionsRead More »

Construction

Peel Issues ESG Update

Peel L&P has released its annual ESG report on the progress the British regeneration business is making in implementing aRead More »

ESG

Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targetsRead More »

Roundtable

Roundtable: Refurb and Reuse vs Demolition and Rebuild

Stuart Byles and Lee Stuart, technical directors at UK contractor Pexhurst Services, discuss key take-homes on BREEAM standards from aRead More »

Appointments

Cloudfm Makes Senior ESG Appointment

Cloudfm has appointed Katrina Christopoulos as head of ESG.Christopoulos will drive environmental and social policies within the company, working withRead More »

Energy Management

Wealthcap Tackles Energy Crisis with New MeteoViva Building Sustainability as a Service Model

Leading German real asset and investment manager Wealthcap is using MeteoViva’s predictive building control system to reduce energy use andRead More »

ESG

Real Assets Publication of the Year: Aviva Investors Sustainability Media Awards

Aviva Investors is extending the deadline to enter the Aviva Investors Sustainability Media Awards 2022. The new deadline will beRead More »

ESG

Living Wage Champion Award for EMCOR UK

EMCOR UK has been announced as the winner of the Recognised Service Provider Champion award at the 2022 Living Wage ChampionRead More »

ESG

New Verification Service for FM Materials Suppliers

CHAS has launched ‘Verified Supplier’, a compliance verification service which will allow materials suppliers to the UK’s facilities management sectorRead More »

ESG

Elior UK Launches Social Value Charter

Contract caterer Elior UK is embracing a new Social Value Charter which builds on activities already embedded in its businessRead More »

Energy Management

Monitoring ESG and Wellness in Buildings with AI

A new all-in-one solution from Johnson Controls allows building operators to track key metrics relating to sustainability, occupier health andRead More »

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