Sustainability simplified – cutting the complexity

The sustainability management role is a complex one and individual needs and priorities are different depending on organisation type, business focus and sometimes even the day of the week. So, to cut through the complexity, we are bringing the edie experience to life. You start at edie Live a free, two-day programme of content, learning, insight, networking and support, specifically…

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Vivreau’s Business Journey

Vivreau, a global leader in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems, has been challenging and changing the way drinking water is sourced for over 25 years, paving the way for sustainable bottled drinking water. In 1989, current Managing Director Stephen Charles Cohen and his late father, Howard, identified that importing bottled water from other countries would be…

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UKWSL acquire Gold Sustainability status

UKWSL, a leading provider of waste management services, has been awarded Gold status from the Supply Chain Sustainability School. To begin the process of achieving Gold Status UKWSL conducted an extensive self- assessment, analysing their different procedures. Once this was complete UKWSL received a prioritised company action plan which focused on 10 areas of their business. UKWSL invested a considerable…

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Wolf Laundry says YESSS to energy efficient refurbishment

Leading electrical wholesaler, YESSS Electrical, has supplied commercial laundry equipment specialist, Wolf Laundry, with a large number of items for the refurbishment of its new headquarters. YESSS Electrical’s Barnsley branch equipped Grimethorpe-based Wolf Laundry with approximately £4,000 of electrical supplies for the 3,500 square ft. property, including several energy efficient LED products such as 600 x 600 LED panels, round…

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The Portakabin Group hands over research facility to The University of Warwick

  The Portakabin Group has handed over a highly sustainable, state-of-the-art research facility, constructed using a Yorkon off-site solution, for the new International Institute for Nanocomposites Manufacturing at WMG at the University of Warwick – the first institute of its kind in the world.  The off-site approach radically reduced the programme time to just 14 weeks on site, which is…

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BSW Timber Supports WWF Campaign to Tackle the unsustainable timber trade

HRH Prince of Wales Encourages UK Businesses to Commit to Sustainable Sourcing BSW Timber has pledged support for WWF-UK’s Forest Campaign to tackle global forest destruction. The company joined UK business leaders this week at WWF-UK’s Forest Business Forum, exploring how the UK’s wood-based products market can help protect the world’s forests from deforestation. Chaired by The Prince of Wales,…

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Europe’s largest urban Shopping Centre scoops sustainable FM award

 Westfield Stratford City, Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, has won top honours at the 2013 Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Awards for Environmental Excellence, which recognise and reward good practice in sustainable waste and resource management. The RWM Sustainable Facilities Management Award, sponsored by RWM 2014, was presented to Westfield Stratford City and waste management contractors WasteSolve for their…

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