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  • Higgins Construction cuts carbon footprint by 12.5%

  • The award is in recognition of Higgins Construction achieving a 12.5% reduction in its carbon footprint both as total measure and on per employee basis. The cut was against a target of a 5% reduction in emissions per employee. Higgins’ total carbon footprint amounted to 557.1 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) in 2016 compared to

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 27 September 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • The Planet Mark™ to exhibit at UK Construction Week

  • UK Construction Week is the annual exhibition designed to drive forward and promote the construction industry and describes itself as “the largest gathering of the UK’s built environment community”. It is being held at Birmingham’s National Convention Centre (NEC) from October 10th to 12th. The show is expected to attract more than

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 20 September 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Building a sustainable SME: construction firm Decorean

  • Q. Can you describe Decorean and what sustainability means to you? A. Decorean is an Orthodox Jewish-owned construction business which has been trading since 2010. We’re based in Tottenham, London, and we number around 14-15 employees. Up until now, we have worked predominantly in the Jewish community and we’ve been expanding year-on-year.

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 12 September 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Exterion Media achieves 11% cut in its total carbon footprint

  • Exterion Media’s total carbon footprint at the end of 2016 stood at 942 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e), a decrease of 10.9% from 2015 on a normalised basis. Its relative carbon footprint in 2016 was 2.52 tCO2e per employee, compared to 2.81 tCO2e in 2015 – a 10.4% reduction. The cut follows a major push by the company to reduce

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 12 September 2017

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Monday 11 September 2017

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    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Monday 04 September 2017

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    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 02 August 2017

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    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 01 August 2017

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

  • Steve’s blog: whole-life carbon target setting in infrastructure

  • From the outset, The Planet Mark™ has advocated whole-life carbon modelling and the use of lifecycle assessments to better inform the design, specifications, construction and operation of low carbon, sustainable buildings and infrastructure.  Working with leading developers, we know that a significant percentage of a building's

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  • Published:
    Monday 24 July 2017

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 12 July 2017

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    ThePlanetMark