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Sodexo UK&I sets ambitious new target to be carbon neutral by 2025 & roadmap to net zero by 2045
Sustainability

Sodexo UK&I sets ambitious new target to be carbon neutral by 2025 & roadmap to net zero by 2045

In line with the Paris Agreement, the organisation previously set a goal of cutting its carbon footprint by 34% by 2025, however – having exceeded …

WORLD’S FIRST ONE-STOP SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM LAUNCHES TO HELP UK BUSINESSES REACH NET ZERO BY 2030
Sustainability

WORLD’S FIRST ONE-STOP SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM LAUNCHES TO HELP UK BUSINESSES REACH NET ZERO BY 2030

Businesses are being encouraged to sign up and begin reducing emissions today A new sustainability platform, Zellar, has launched to enable every UK small business …

Hospitals, prisons, military bases & other public sector sites can cut carbon emissions by 70% by 2032
Sustainability

Hospitals, prisons, military bases & other public sector sites can cut carbon emissions by 70% by 2032

Complex public sector sites – such as hospitals, prisons, and military barracks – could achieve a 70% reduction in carbon emissions by 2032 with an …

WE NEED TO BE BOLD BUT BALANCED TO REACH 2030 CARBON TARGET
Sustainability

WE NEED TO BE BOLD BUT BALANCED TO REACH 2030 CARBON TARGET

There is no single challenge facing the construction industry – and arguably the world – that is bigger than reducing carbon emissions. The UN Sustainability Goals …

Europe’s largest wooden framed building goes green
Sustainability

Europe’s largest wooden framed building goes green

One of Europe’s largest wooden framed buildings, the Gramophone Works in Kensal Green, West London, has been brought back to life following a £25 million …

The built environment industry join forces to improve air quality and reduce GHG emissions across the UK
Sustainability

The built environment industry join forces to improve air quality and reduce GHG emissions across the UK

The Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) is leading the way for the UK’s built environment to drastically reduce onsite emissions to air that are harmful …

GREEN HEAT NETWORK FUND KEY TO ACHIEVING LOW-CARBON DISTRICT HEATING
Renewable Energy

GREEN HEAT NETWORK FUND KEY TO ACHIEVING LOW-CARBON DISTRICT HEATING

The latest round of financing from the UK Government’s Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) will be key to ensuring low-carbon district heating schemes are delivered …

CODE RED FOR HUMANITY: BUREAU VERITAS TELLS BUSINESSES TO ACT NOW TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND BECOME NET ZERO
Sustainability

CODE RED FOR HUMANITY: BUREAU VERITAS TELLS BUSINESSES TO ACT NOW TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND BECOME NET ZERO

Described as a ‘code red for humanity’, the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report revealed some stark realities about the state of our …

Keep Scotland Beautiful develops and delivers Climate Emergency Training to four UK-wide construction companies
Sustainability

Keep Scotland Beautiful develops and delivers Climate Emergency Training to four UK-wide construction companies

Training for the construction industry to help combat the climate crisis… In collaboration with McLaughlin & Harvey, GRAHAM, McAleer & Rushe, and Henry Brothers, environmental …

Who is responsible for reaching net zero?
Sustainability

Who is responsible for reaching net zero?

UK emissions fell by nearly 50 per cent of their 1990 levels during the 2020 lockdown. According to The Guardian, this positive change will be …