Sodexo was named winner in three categories at the prestigious IWFM Awards on Tuesday evening. In all three categories Sodexo and its client organisations, Diageo, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and the University of Greenwich were recognised for delivering excellence in workplace experience, collaboration and in the special 2020 category Covid-19 response award for adapting to new realities.
RICS has launched a new global industry code of practice which sets out high-level steps to bring transparency and consistency to the facility management procurement process.
Virtual Awards Honours ‘Exceptional Effort In Exceptional Times’ As Profession And People Salute FM’s COVID “heroes”
The sequins may have been in shorter supply at this evening’s virtual 2020 IWFM Impact Awards, but the star quality shone out as an online audience of hundreds celebrated the gamechangers whose extraordinary achievements were honoured at the most unusual ceremony in the flagship event’s twenty-year history.
Transmitting from home, in full tuxedo, IWFM Chairman Martin Bell said: "This year, workplace and facilities professionals have been helping their organisations confront unprecedented challenges. Yet we have also been at the forefront of new opportunities around the evolution of work and workplace during and post-pandemic.
With just a few days to go before the virtual Manchester Cleaning Show, organisers are urging people to register for free to avoid missing out on what promises to be the biggest and best cleaning and hygiene event of the year.
With Gate Safety Month traditionally taking precedence throughout the month of October for Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), the proactive Tamworth-based trade association has now announced a huge drive for increased safety for all automated products this month.
Mitie Works With Vodafone UK To Reduce Its Carbon Footprint By 25,000 Tonnes And Save 100GWh Of Energy In Three Years
- Mitie has helped Vodafone UK achieve energy savings worth over £10 million
- Range of energy management solutions key to the savings
- Rapid hibernation of buildings during lockdown helped minimise energy usage
Mitie has today announced that it has supported Vodafone UK in reducing its carbon footprint, saving 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy, equivalent to 25,000 tonnes of CO2, in just three years. The energy saved could power a town with a population of 65,000 people for a year and represents a financial saving of around £10 million. The energy savings were achieved by optimising heating and cooling systems in offices and managing air flow to keep technical sites cool in the most energy efficient way; and were validated by third-party energy auditor EEVS.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) says there should be more emphasis placed on the quality of air inside buildings ahead of this year’s national Clean Air Day on Thursday (October 8th).