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FM Sustainable Report is a First

06 December 2013 | Updated 01 January 1970

Organisations outsourcing their FM services achieve added value from involving companies that minimise their environmental footprints, work towards having a positive impact on society and display ‘sound governance’, says the FM Index report launched this week which looks at how sustainability is ‘embedded’ within named facilities management service companies.

Sunil Shah, Managing Director of Acclaro-Advisory, the company behind the Index, stated: "The Index highlights the value the FM sector can provide to the community, economy and business through effective engagement. Organisations are currently subject to a large number of reporting requirements, each with a slight variation on the information that must be provided. This Index acts as a crucial commonality within the reporting process, to standardise and regulate the information that needs to be collected and reported against."

The companies indexed are said to have reported ‘high levels of commitment to sustainability’ in terms of the governance, social and environmental criteria assessed. Best practice notes are included within the report, highlighting ways in which Carillion, CBRE and Vinci facilities have delivered excellence.

The FM Index Sustainability report also makes a number of recommendations to improve the deliverability of sustainability within the FM sector.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 06 December 2013


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