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Carey to lead ABM UK’s sustainability agenda

Tracy Carey has been appointed to ABM’s senior leadership team to direct the facility solutions provider’s sustainability practices. In her role as sustainability manager, Carey will be responsible for overseeing ABM UK’s sustainability strategy, which will support the company’s nationwide contracts. ...

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Fit to eat

Organisations are seeking ways to improve the health, wellbeing and performance of their staff. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington Catering, argues that providing healthy food in the workplace is a great way to do it An unhealthy diet not ...

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Cundall office achieves first WELL Certification in Europe

International multi-disciplinary engineering company, Cundall’s new London office at One Carter Lane has become the first building in the UK and Europe to achieve WELL Certification through the WELL Building Standard (WELL). Created through seven years of rigorous research and development, ...

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Bywaters to increase Houses of Parliament’s recycling rates

Waste management firm, Bywaters has commenced a five-year waste collection and recycling contract with the Parliamentary Estate, with the goal to boost recycling rates and further its sustainability efforts. The deal, which covers the Palace of Westminster and an additional 14 sites ...

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Over 70 per cent of workers value a sustainable office environment

New research by office design, fit out and refurbishment specialist, Morgan Lovell, has found that almost three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK office workers believe sustainability improves productivity. The results of the One Pulse survey which coincide with Morgan Lovell’s recent ...

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New ISO standards for Vertas Group

Environmental Sustainability

Following a successful 16-day audit of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems within the Vertas Group; the East Anglian-based FM provider has been the first of its kind to be recommended by SGS for both ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 accreditations.  ...

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Cleaning up in the washroom

Washrooms are an essential but too often overlooked part of a workplace. In this article FMJ looks at how to design your washrooms in order to keep your workforce happy whilst remaining environmentally friendly, cost effective and hygienic Few things ...

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New free e-book helps fleets to meet sustainability challenges

The new e-book from The Green Journey offers benefits for any organisation running a vehicle fleet. The fifth edition in the free guidance series helps fleet managers and others to get straight to the heart of the latest sustainability news. ...

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The CE word: Circular Economy

Every year Acclaro’s Sustainable FM Index helps participants to identify the areas in which they can improve their sustainability performance, both in absolute terms as well as relative to peers. One of the key areas they judge when it comes ...

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Uniting Sustainability

John Mandyck

This summer FMJ sat down with John Mandyck in London. He serves as chief sustainability officer for United Technologies Corporation and also chairs the Corporate Advisory Board of the World Green Building Council as well as the Board of Directors for ...

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