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Seven Companies Join The WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

The outside of a glass building reflecting the sunshine Today, WorldGBC announces seven companies as signatories to its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (the Commitment) whole life carbon requirements, including major multinational and Advancing Net Zero programme partner, Schneider Electric and Germany’s leading bank, Deutsche Bank. These industry leaders are taking ambitious action to combat climate change by committing to decarbonise both their operational and embodied emissions.

Compass Appoints Chief Climate And Sustainability Advisor

Charles Godfray, Compas Groups UK & Ireland's new Chief Climate and Sustainability Advisor Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed leading University of Oxford expert, Professor Sir Charles Godfray FRS, as Chief Climate and Sustainability Advisor to its Executive Team. He will support the clients of Compass by primarily shaping and delivering the organisation’s industry leading commitment of reaching Climate Net Zero by 2030.

Commercial Buildings Urged To Adopt Smart Grid Technology To Support Increased EV Charging Capabilities

An Electric Vehicle (EV) being charged With electrified vehicles totalling 18.5% of all new cars registered in 20211 and that figure only set to increase, leading renewables specialist, Bureau Veritas, is urging local authorities, commercial property owners and facilities managers to adopt smart grid technology, to ensure control of electricity during peak demand.

Natalie Coleman Joins Ecoserv Group As Sales Director

Natalie Coleman, new sales director Ecoserv Group has appointed Natalie Coleman as Sales Director as part of its ambitious plans to expand the size and scope of the business. She will head up the company’s business development team, bringing extensive soft services and specialist cleaning expertise to the role.

Two-Thirds Of Businesses Invest In Their Office Environment To Prioritise Employee Engagement

An office meeting around a table Employee engagement is now the top priority for global businesses and nearly two-thirds (62%) are investing in their offices, according to a new global survey by ISS. The majority of companies (69%) have no plans to reduce office space while those which do plan to reduce are at the same time investing significantly in enabling better innovation and collaboration among their employees. All in all, the office is being repurposed on a global scale.

Sodexo’s Joanna Harris Wins Outstanding Contribution Category At 2022 BCIA Awards

Joanna Harris, BCIA Outstanding Contribution Winner Sodexo’s Hard FM ambassador, Joanna Harris, has been recognised at the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) 2022 awards with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution award.

Jaguar Building Services Retain British Land Portfolio For Further 5 Year Term

3 Sheldon Square Following an official retender process, Jaguar have secured Paddington Central for a further 5-year term.

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