Information security: the new battle ground for building managers

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Many of us will have seen the report this week about two researchers who managed to hack into the systems of new cars made by Fiat Chrysler and, through the cars’ entertainment systems, take control of various systems including the GPS and brakes.With the advent of the 'internet of things' - where all aspects of the home and workplace are interconnected - a single breach or point of failur...

Achieve better business performance through energy efficiency

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Could your business be more energy efficient? In a new article, produced exclusively for International Workplace, Project Lower provides its top five tips for reducing energy bills and improving your business performance. Improving your business through energy efficiency Climate change and global warming have impacted businesses around the world, providing organisations with greater insi...

Sustainable Futures

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There is ever-growing pressure on organisations from across the globe from not only customers but also from investors and shareholders, to build sustainability into their supply chains. Businesses are therefore increasingly faced with the challenge of integrating sustainable solutions into their own organisations, and at the same time meeting new demands from the wider supply network. In...

ISO 14001:2015 Final Draft is published

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The Final Draft International Standard (FDIS) of ISO 14001:2015 has now been published. This is the final stage in the revision journey and organisations can be confident that the information contained in the FDIS will be in line with the final version of the Standard which is expected in September 2015. As the world’s first and most-widely adopted international standard for environmental...