Entries by Sunil Shah

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Creating a Responsible Property Life Cycle For the 21st Century

Implementing meaningful sustainability Implementing meaningful responsible business attributes within the built environment requires engagement of all levels of the chain – the developer, constructor and operators of facilities. Increasing complexities of roles and knowledge involved means this is no longer possible through a single body or simplified framework across the property lifecycle. Acclaro Advisory and […]

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2019 Priorities of a Sustainability Manager

Your Sustainability Shopping List We are almost at the end January and there is already a growing list of activities and aspirations for the proactive Sustainability Manager in 2019. It’s now time to focus on the priorities of a Sustainability Manager. If you are looking for inspiration, and want to freshen up the tired strategy […]

5 Tips for Improving the Training Experience

Like communication, training and awareness is always an area that organisations can do better on. But what do we mean by this and what does better look like? Training has the ability to galvanise individuals and departments to achieve real results and a cultural shift in the way people work, such as RBS with the […]

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The Evolution of the Outsourced Environmental Sector

Both client and provider must invest in a long-term relationship to truly harness the potential of timely and specialist support. While environmental requirements on companies – due diligence, transparency and performance progress – have increased over the last decade, environmental team sizes have rarely recovered from the contraction experienced during the recession. Beyond the sheer […]

The Impact of the new ISO14001:2015 Standard

The updated ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard was released in September 2015 and represents the biggest step change in the standard since it was first introduced in 1996. Whilst the previous approach was focussed on operational issues and was predominantly back-ward looking, the new standard is centred around an understanding of key risks and opportunities, […]

Sustainable FM Trends

Sustainability is gaining a resurgence as the economy stabilises and, as an industry, we are looking towards growth over the next few years. As a subject, it had certainly dropped off the agenda during the dark days over the past five years but twin drivers around resource efficiency and costs are leading towards a future […]