Industry leaders are 'appalled and upset' after Sue Gray's report said there were 'multiple examples of a lack of respect and poor treatment of security and cleaning staff' in Number 10.
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 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
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.
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.
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.