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Life at Verco, Q&A's with Raaj Fatania

We all genuinely believe in what we do here at Verco, but don't just take our word for it! Raaj Fatania, Lead BI Developer within the Products & Solutions team gives his insight on what it's like to work for Verco. This forms part of a 'Life at Verco' series where members of our different teams talk about everything from career progression to travelling the world. Read more


Volunteering day at Holiday Moss, Rainford

For this year's volunteering day, the Chorley Office took part in aiding the restoration of peatland for The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside at Holiday Moss, Rainford. The 3-hectare site is all that remains of a once much larger site, now lost to agriculture, forestry, and landfill. 98% of the UK's lowland raised peat bogs have been lost. Read more


Life at Verco, Q&A's with Justin Okpe

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s actually like to work for Verco, Justin Okpe, Consultant within the Corporates team gives his insight into his Verco journey to date. This forms part of a series of 'Life at Verco' Q&A's with team members where you can find out everything career related whether it's about our culture or career progression. Read more


Kickstart NABERS UK for your real estate portfolio

Verco is a long-time supporter of the NABERS UK scheme, having undertaken the technical development for the methodology alongside DeltaQ, our partners based in Australia. Phil Tower, licenced NABERS Energy Assessor, describes how property owners can kickstart the use of NABERS in their portfolios. Read more


Life at Verco, Q&A's with Tom Purkhardt

We are a mission-lead business and have a collaborative working style, but don't just take our word for it! This article forms part of a series of 'Life at Verco' Q&A's where Tom Purkhardt, Senior Consultant within the Corporates team gives his honest insight into what it's really like to work here. Read more


UK transition plan disclosure framework launched at COP27

You may be forgiven for failing to notice the launch of yet another climate disclosure framework at this years’ Conference of the Parties in Sharm El-Sheikh. One year ago, those following the corporate net zero agenda were digesting the SBTi’s new Net Zero target-setting standard, which was launched just before COP 26 and provided the first robust definition of what net zero actually means for corporates. However, COP27 has precipitated another announcement which should be drawing the attention of UK-based companies. Read more


UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard coalition launches call for evidence

Verco are proud to be contributing to the development of the UK’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard (the NZCBS). Our Managing Director, Dave Worthington along with senior members of the Real Estate team; Robert Cohen and Ben Ross are all contributing time and expertise to working groups that are tackling the complexity and defining the detail behind the standard. Read more


Verco speaking at the Cash & Payments Sustainability Forum

The Cash & Payments Sustainability Forum is taking place on the 14-16th November in Edinburgh. The event brings together all stakeholders in the cash cycle working towards sustainability in the production, circulation and destruction of one of the world’s most enduring and widely used products. Read more


Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM) Update

On the 12th October 2022, CRREM published the long-awaited update to their methodology document and pathway targets. As well as addressing issues highlighted in v1 of the CRREM methodology and updating the underlying datasets, this new methodology seeks to align CRREM with the approach of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). In this article we provide both the key headlines and an in-depth review of the update. Read more


Webinar: How to get a portfolio of assets to net zero

Members of the Verco Real Estate, Deliver for Zero team have presented a guide to the process of getting your portfolio of assets to net zero. Using case study examples, they give expert hints and tips for making the process as impactful and smooth as possible in this on-demand webinar. Read more


Maximise your GRESB potential in 2023

The GRESB Real Estate Assessment results are out for 2022! With the publication of the results, you are likely to be looking ahead to next year and thinking about taking action to improve your ESG performance and scoring in 2023. We are delighted to have provided ongoing expertise and advice to our Real Estate clients to help them achieve an average Standing Investment score of 78 out of 100, above the benchmark average of 74, for funds submitted in 2021 and 2022. Our experienced team have a deep understanding of the requirements and where to target improvements that will have the most significant impact. Read more


Land sector guidance double bill: SBTi FLAG and GHG Protocol guidance – implications for corporates

Two long-awaited publications came out within days of each other at the end of September. The first was the Science-Based Targets Initiative’s (SBTi) guidance for Forestry, Land Use and Agriculture (FLAG). The second was the GHG Protocol draft Land Sector and Removals Guidance, which sets out the associated rules for GHG accounting. Our expert team have set out the main issues and implications for corporates in this useful summary. Read more


World Mental Health Day 2022

The 10th October is World Mental Health Day, recognised by The World Health Organisation. This year the theme is ‘Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority.’ Read more