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This webinar will give you an introduction to the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting: what is needed and advic… https://t.co/RSM6jCgdHT

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IPF commissions investigation into net zero carbon pathways

Transitioning global real estate to net zero carbon emissions represents an unprecedented challenge, which will require exceptional levels of collaboration and alignment around clear and consistent objectives. The IPF Research Programme has commissioned Verco to undertake a study that will set out how this challenge varies between sectors and geographies, as well as to review the extent to which the range of frameworks currently in use can address the issues faced, together with the changes that may be needed to achieve the ideal of net zero carbon buildings Read

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CCL Secure UK achieves impressive 20.5% reduction in their carbon footprint

Verco are delighted to have worked with CCL Secure to set a pathway to carbon neutrality with the aim of becoming carbon neutral by the end of 2022. Through a combination of investment in the right technology, efficiency improvements and process innovations CCL Secure UK have now made a considerable and impressive 20.5% reduction in their carbon footprint per tonne of product (Scope 1, 2 and 3), against 2018 baseline year, without the need for offsets or market instruments. Verco continues to support their ongoing zero carbon journey. Read

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5 outcomes of an IDR that might surprise you

The Independent Design Review (IDR) is an essential component of the DfP process. Verco’s Greg Waring is one of the 11 members of the expert panel who are accredited to undertake Independent Design Reviews in the UK. Here are Greg's top 5 outcomes an IDR can achieve with an engaged project team: Read

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Value chain engagement accelerates decarbonisation

Increasingly, Corporates are recognising the need for collaboration across their entire value chain in order to meet their ambitious decarbonisation targets. The evolving trend in the requirements from the carbon standards for Corporates to set separate reduction targets Scope 1 and 2 emissions and Scope 3 emissions is unlikely to change. Value chain collaboration will help organisations to reach these targets faster and more effectively. Read

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Verco now offers Independent Design Reviews

Join our webinar presented by Greg Waring, newly appointed to the NABERS UK Independent Design Review panel of experts, to find out how a Design Review could benefit your office development project. Read

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Technology briefings: Find the right fit for your decarbonising pathway

Do you know your options for decarbonising heat? The challenge of decarbonising industrial thermal loads is likely to involve a mixture of efficiency improvements, process changes and new technologies. There are a number of technology types which are being proposed as part of the solution. Find the right fit for your decarbonising pathway with our bite-sized webinar series. Read

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Reduct live: Real-world results from the Reduct Early Adopters Programme

Reduct is Verco’s newly launched AI enabled technology to automate energy management and optimise your factory.  Reduct sits alongside Carbon Desktop (or other corporate energy management platforms) to optimise the systems in your operation.  Our Early Adopter’s programme is well underway and already showing exciting real-world results. Read

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Prove the business case for M&T in your factory at zero cost

Large numbers of engineers running factories understand that M&T will save their business money in the long run but proving the business case puts them into an impossible situation (they need the kit to prove the need for the kit!). We are offering the opportunity to prove the business case (completely free!), using real-time data and the latest technology. Read

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A race to the top- the Better Buildings Partnership's Climate Commitment group set out their pathways to net zero carbon

The UK Better Buildings Partnership’s ‘Climate Commitment’ group – comprising 26 of the world’s largest real estate owners and managers – outlined their individual pathways to achieve net zero carbon across their operations and value chain before 2050. Together these businesses represent the majority of the BBP’s total membership of £240bn in AUM. We have reviewed the pathway documents in detail. In this article we share our reflections on the key themes and the next steps that will see these plans realised. Read

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GRESB guidance update: What you need to know.

GRESB has now released its updated guidance for the 2021 Real Estate Assessment. We advise many of our market-leading Real Estate clients on the GRESB assessments and help them to achieve impressive GRESB ratings each year. Here is our interpretation of the updated guidance: Read

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The Science Based Targets Initiative's net zero draft guidance- implications for corporates

The Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTI) are developing the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets, due at the end of 2021. Last week (Jan 28th) the SBTI published a draft of the Net Zero Standard Criteria. They are now seeking feedback. In this guide we describe the key points and the implications for corporates interested in the SBTI’s Net Zero designation. Read

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The Science Based Targets Initiative's net zero draft guidance- implications for real estate

The Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTI) is developing the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets, due at the end of 2021. Last week (Jan 28th) the SBTI published a draft of the Net Zero Standard Criteria. The authors are now seeking feedback. In this guide we describe the key points and the implications for real estate companies interested in the SBTI’s Net Zero designation. Read

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Our net zero journey

In December 2019 we joined with our fellow BCorp members to declare a climate emergency. We believed that our business should take action right away and so also pledged to be Net Zero carbon by the end of 2020. We have taken a planned approach to achieve this. Our CSR team have worked hard to develop and implement a strategy that works for our business. Read