The Sustainability in FM web site provides a practical, easy to use first point of contact for Facilities Managers where best practice case studies on sustainability topics can be found. All case studies are vetted to provide relevance to FM, practicality and absence of marketing spin. The web site also provide Facilities Managers with background information on the most common sustainability issues and links out to recommended centres of excellence.
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BIFM has launched its annual sustainability survey which looks at the way that FM professionals are engaging with the sustainability agenda
- Corporate image and increased regulation are main drivers of sustainable practices by businesses - Businesses are operating on ‘border’ of compliancy, lacking strategy and effective measurement of sustainable initiatives
Findings from the recent BIFM Sustainability Survey 2013 urge FMs to strive for sustainability goals, and whilst significant progress has been made in the implantation of sustainability policy within organisations since 2007, when the survey started, there is still a gap between policies and delivery.
Acronyms and abbreviations used by Facilities Managers
In July 2010, the DECC published estimated impacts on average non-domestic energy prices and bills, an update on 2009’s report. The report concluded that the impact of climate change and energy policies on energy prices is higher than the impact on bills.
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