Entries by Sunil Shah

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Winter is coming. What does this mean for responsible businesses in the turbulent year of 2020?

Whilst the Government is encouraging individuals to go back to their offices and workplaces, the general trend is for those workplaces to be occupied at a fraction of their full capacity, with individuals working there a couple of days a week when possible. For many people working in retail and manufacturing, this isn’t an option due to workplace management needing to accommodate additional risk control measures. Similarly, […]

Optimising Energy Performance in Buildings: The Importance of Strategy, Targets and Culture

Read the first post in this series: Optimising Energy Performance in Buildings: An Introduction. Employee engagement, investor pressures and business drivers such as carbon neutrality is encouraging many organisations to make bold commitments. Beyond these commitments is a need to better understand carbon emissions for an organisation and how to mainstream efficiencies and behaviours into […]

Optimising Energy Performance in Buildings: An Introduction

Optimising Energy Performance in Buildings: What’s changed in the last 25 years? The introduction of Net Zero – the UK’s contribution to stop global warming by aiming for net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 – provides a significant driver for energy efficiency and a means for the real estate sector to step up and […]

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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 […]