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Published on September 20, 2022

The green commute: Why net zero starts with everyday action

Green travel plans developed in line with science-based targets offer support to colleagues in achieving net zero actions each and every day.

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Published on September 15, 2022

Asian Markets Biodiversity Report Card

RSK Group company Nature Positive launches its Biodiversity Report Card analysing the Asian business community’s understanding of nature and the natural resources on which it depends.

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Published on September 13, 2022

How can we create climate-resilient development?

Dr Natalie Suckall, International Climate Resilience Lead at RSK’s International Projects Group (IPG), sets out how her team is working hard to achieve sustainable futures for all.

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Published on September 12, 2022

Reporting on embodied carbon in the rail sector

Examining the approach and roll-out of Network Rail’s new carbon reporting tool and the impacts it will have on the rail industry.

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Published on September 07, 2022

Clean air and blue skies: Rethinking urban transport

To mark International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2022, we take a look at the far-reaching impacts of environmental air pollution.

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Published on September 06, 2022

Biodiversity on the balance sheet

Jill MacKeith, sustainability management consultant for Nature Positive, explores the relationship between ecology and economics and the role of carbon accounting.

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Published on September 05, 2022

New prime minister: Seizing the opportunity to achieve net zero

With a new prime minister, what opportunities do they face in efforts to meet national climate targets and what are the key actions required to achieve them?

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Published on August 30, 2022

Using floating solar to boost Hong Kong’s renewable energy production

Justin Searle, Director of Projects, explains how Binnies’ exciting floating photovoltaic (PV) projects are delivering the renewable energy needed for Hong Kong to reach net zero by 2050.

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Published on August 25, 2022

A day in the life: Jenna May

Jenna May of new RSK business MSS Group is the first female industrial cleaner at Tata Steel’s Trostre site in South Wales.

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Published on August 23, 2022

Nuclear power as clean energy to combat the climate crisis

Lara Duro, Amphos21 CEO, examines the role that nuclear power can play in generating the energy needed to respond to the climate crisis and dispels some of the myths about tackling nuclear waste.

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Published on August 16, 2022

Harnessing the winds of change to respond to the climate crisis

RSK Renewable Energy Director Mike Kelly explores the opportunity for offshore wind to contribute significantly to the UK’s response to the climate crisis and national energy demand. 

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Published on August 09, 2022

Climate Realities: Sustainability at heart of RSK’s business response

RSK’s Climate Realities series explores the effects of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports across our global business.

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Published on August 02, 2022

Building climate resilience: The sustainable and water-smart city

Binnies Singapore and the RSK Centre for Sustainability Excellence discuss the impacts and challenges to consider when achieving climate resilience through smart city infrastructure.

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Published on July 28, 2022

Earth Overshoot Day 2022: Improving our ecological footprints

To mark Earth Overshoot Day 2022, Lucy Thomas, RSK group Chief Scientist, sat down with colleagues from across the RSK family of businesses to discuss why this day is so important

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Published on July 27, 2022

A day in the life: Sara Blackmore

Sara Blackmore has been Associate Director of RSK Asbestos for over a year, and describes the role as “extremely varied”.

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Published on July 25, 2022

Storm overflows: Understanding the challenges of our sewer system

Mark Smith, RSK’s Strategic Business Development Director in the water sector, assesses the current situation and explains the concept of the storm overflow system.

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Published on July 07, 2022

Will Singapore lead or fall behind in the race for climate resilience?

Across almost every continent, we now see pioneering governments taking up the mantle. And in Asia, Singapore leads the way.

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Published on June 28, 2022

A day in the life: Ellen Lapworth-Maisey

Since March this year, Ellen Lapworth-Maisey has held the role of wellbeing and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) manager at RSK

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Published on June 23, 2022

Women in engineering: Innovators of the future

23 June is International Women in Engineering Day which celebrates and raises awareness of women’s careers in engineering disciplines.

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Published on June 17, 2022

Men’s Health Week 2022: Increasing access and awareness

From 13–17 June, the UK will mark Men’s Health Week, which is hosted annually by the Men’s Health Forum. The theme for this year is #ManMOT

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Published on June 01, 2022

eWATER: Revolutionising water delivery

eWATERservices has developed groundbreaking technology to ensure the supply of clean and safe water to communities across drought-prone Tanzania.

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Published on June 01, 2022

A day in the life: Sarah Mogford

RSK’s Environment and Planning Divisional Director Sarah Mogford has been part of the RSK family for more than 20 years.

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Published on May 27, 2022

The Global Biodiversity Framework and a nature positive future

Later this year, world leaders will gather in Kunming, China, for the fifteenth meeting of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) to agree an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework.

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Published on April 28, 2022

Are our soils in crisis?

Why is healthy soil so important?
We rarely pay much attention to it, but the soil beneath our feet is the foundation of all Earth’s ecosystems.

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Published on April 27, 2022

A day in the life: Phillip Loseby

Phillip Loseby is no stranger to incredible views. In his job as a Bridges and Structures Inspector for RSK business Up and Under, he’s used to witnessing sights from perspectives most of us will never even come close to.

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Published on April 14, 2022

A beginner’s guide to TCFD reporting

As of April 2022, it is now mandatory in the United Kingdom for any company with 500+ employees and over £500 million in turnover to report climate-related financial data in line with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.

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Published on April 13, 2022

Greening economies: Expansion of vertical farming in South-East Asia

As populations grow, supplying sufficient amounts of nutrient-rich food will become a greater challenge.

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Published on April 13, 2022

Preventing carbon losses in oil palm cultivation

Oil palm cultivation provides us with a vital commodity that is used around the globe in products from foodstuffs to cosmetics, but it is also one that presents a number of sustainability and environmental challenges.

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Published on April 08, 2022

Asia’s booming green bond market

Green bond sales rocketed across Asia–Pacific in 2021. USD 185.22 billion of green debt was sold in one year alone, representing a 117% increase from 2020.

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Published on April 04, 2022

Spotlight on sustainable value chains

Sustainability extends far beyond the solutions offered to clients: it is central to all areas of work from sourcing to delivery. David Holland at Salix, an RSK group company, explains why it is so crucial to ensure the solutions offered to clients support sustainable practices across the whole value chain.

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Published on April 01, 2022

ESG reporting across the ASEAN economies

South East Asia has been a driving force behind Asia’s rapid economic growth in recent decades. The ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economies are home to 650 million people and a three trillion USD economy, growing at an average 5% per year over the past 20 years.

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Published on March 29, 2022

Defra BNG consultation: Putting policy into practice

An introduction to BNG.
Biodiversity is an issue that has risen up the development policy agenda in recent years. In 2018, the UK government first consulted on making biodiversity net gain (BNG) mandatory for new development through the planning system and included provisions for mandatory BNG in the 2021 Environment Act.

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Published on March 28, 2022

A day in the life: Geofrey Mbabaye

RSK’s joint venture eWATERservices is committed to solving one of humanity’s biggest challenges: the sustainable provision of water across Africa.

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Published on March 24, 2022

What do C-suites think of the upcoming TCFD reporting regulations?

Our recent C-suite survey suggests the majority of businesses (73%) are ready to report from 6 April, but we scratched beneath this optimism to see how the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is really perceived by the business community.

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Published on March 22, 2022

Expert Focus: Five groundwater ‘need to knows’

Today is World Water Day, and the theme this year is “Groundwater: Making the invisible visible”. But what exactly is groundwater and why is it so critical?

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Published on February 17, 2022

A day in the life: Lara Duro

Environmental consultancy firm Amphos 21 has offices in Spain, Chile and Peru and offers scientific and strategic environmental consulting to the nuclear, mining, water resources, sustainability and oil and gas sectors.

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Published on January 20, 2022

A day in the life of Binnies Principal Leakage Consultant

Binnies Principal Leakage Consultant Colin Cox discusses his career and day-to-day. He has worked in water networks for more than 30 years.

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Published on December 14, 2021

Greening the Blue Chips: RSK live from COP26

RSK’s Green Dialogues series successfully culminated in our event, “RSK live from COP26: Greening the Blue Chips” on 10 November.

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Published on October 07, 2021

Report: 10 ways rewilding can help beat the climate crisis

We are in the run up to COP26 at which the UK government will play host to the most critical meeting of its kind to date.

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Published on October 01, 2021

Biodiversity SOS
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Published on May 05, 2021

Learning to subtract
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Published on December 16, 2020

Looking ahead
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📢 RSK Group is delighted to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s conference and charity dinner.

🤝 The Conference is an opportunity to gain insight into the heat pump installation industry, through a series of coordinated expert panel sessions, presentations, and networking opportunities.

💚 Geocore Site Investigations Ltd, Ground Heat, ZED and Carbon Zero Consulting will be attending this event.

We can’t wait to see you there!

📅 30th September 2022
📍 The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, Skipton

#Energy #Heating #GroundSourceHeatPumps #HeatPumps #Event #Conference #GroundHeat
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📢 RSK Tanzania is proud to host NICOLA – CONNECT, organized by the Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Africa.

🤝 NICOLA – CONNECT provides a platform for social and technical interaction between members of NICOLA, and professionals interested in Contaminated Land or associated fields, in a casual setting.

📅 5th October 2022
📍 Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kindly RSVP to hkimario@ rsk.co.uk ASAP to reserve your seat.
To call for enquiries, contact: +255 719 697 323

We look forward to seeing you there!

#Tanzania #Event #ContaminatedLand #Africa #Land #Environment #Environmental
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🤝 Society is moving towards a more equitable and sustainable world.

🏙️ Our cities sit at the centre of this modern world: they grow and change as we do.

🤔 As we face unprecedented challenges today, how will our cities evolve to serve our needs in the future?

📌 RSK’s Cities of Tomorrow series explores the sustainable solutions available to us to create resilient and future-proof urban centres.

Stay tuned to find out more!

#Sustainability #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis #Environment #Environmental #Sustainable
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🚗 As we return to offices, how we commute to work will play an important role in our ambitions to achieve net zero targets.

🤝 Businesses play a crucial part in facilitating action towards these goals.

🚆 In this edition of our series Climate Realities, Ian Wickett, Senior Associate Director at RSK Transport Planning, tells us why everyday changes, supported by business, are of vital importance.

Read more in our bio!

#Transport #NetZero #Commute #Environment #Environmental #ClimateChange
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📢 We are attending Wind Energy Hamburg 2022, the world’s leading wind industry gathering!

📌Get in touch if you’d like to discuss renewable energy solutions with our team of experts:

✔Mike Kelly, Renewable Energy Business Development Director
✔Michael Kerr, Regional Business Development Director
✔Peter Gettinby, Land Director
✔Sam Cranston, Director, Energy Infrastructure
✔Joe Farnell, Technical Sales Manager
✔Rob Baker, Technical Manager

Let’s decarbonise energy together 💚

We can’t wait to see you there!

#WindEnergyHamburg #WindEnergy #Renewables #RenewableEnergy #CleanEnergy #GreenEnergy
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