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    QMS raises over £1,000 for the Woodland Trust

    QMS International is happy to announce that we have raised more than £1,000 for the Woodland Trust, which will go towards supporting the reforestation of Britain.

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    Construction firms must commit to net zero to win public contracts

    From September, construction companies bidding for public contracts worth £5 million or more must commit their business to reaching a net zero target by 2050, highlighting the growing emphasis on businesses growing their environmental consciousness.

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    Environment survey raises money for the Woodland Trust

    QMS has so far raised a total of £580 for the Woodland Trust by donating £10 for every completion of a survey assessing business attitudes towards the environment.

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    How can construction companies help in the Race to Zero?

    The Race to Zero is on, and every industry needs to do its bit to cut our carbon emissions. But what can construction companies do to shrink their footprint, and how can ISO 14001 help?

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    The long game: why strategy is the key to environmental sustainability in business

    We’ve all doing our bit by throwing cans in the recycling bin at work and flicking off the lights when we’re the last to leave the office, but can sustainability in business ever be fully realised without a long-term strategy?

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    Taking action: 7 things SMEs are doing now to save the planet

    Every little helps when it comes to saving the environment, but some SMEs are taking even bigger steps towards a more sustainable business. To find out exactly what SMEs are doing to protect the planet, we went and asked them. Here’s a round-up of what we discovered.

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    Planet vs profit: what are current SME attitudes towards environmental sustainability?

    Consumers and governments are calling for more businesses to embrace an environmentally sustainable way of working. But how realistic is it? And what should be done? We spoke to some SMEs to get their opinion.

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    How Office Tech Can Help Businesses Make Eco-Friendly Choices

    Going for the pro-environmental option does not necessarily require a huge amount of financial investment. Companies can choose to adopt practical methods such as utilising office technology that help, rather than damage the environment.

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    What does a no-deal Brexit mean for your environmental policy?

    With a no-deal Brexit on the table, how are businesses going to meet their climate change requirements?

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    What to expect in 2019

    A lot can happen in a year, from upgraded ISO Standards, to the UK’s exit from the EU and its subsequent changes to laws and regulations, here are just a few upcoming events to take note of for 2019.

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    ISO 14001 versus ISO 50001 - What are the Differences?

    Businesses looking to become more environmentally responsible are turning to ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management Systems to help them with these aims. But there is a separate Standard, ISO 50001 Energy Management, which is causing confusion for businesses who are unsure

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    Why Going Green is Good For Business

    When environmental issues first hit the headlines back in the late 1970s the concept of going green was alien to most businesses. Since then, the world has pulled together and created all kinds of initiatives and programs to help slow the effects of global warming.

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    How ISO Certification helps with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

    Find out which of the ISO Standards help to meet the United Nation's (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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    Helping the White Van Man go Green

    In May, the government announced a two month consultation to incentivise van owners to buy newer, lower emission models by reducing their Vehicle Excise Duty both in the first year of ownership and thereafter.

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    Going green: improving your organisation's environmental credentials

    Ten tips to becoming a greener, more environmentally friendly business.

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    GreenDataNet Project to use recycled car batteries to manage energy consumption

    Approximately 2.5% of all European energy is produced by servers within data centres and it is anticipated that this will double in the next 5 years.

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    Rainbow Print (Wales) ltd Celebrate 30 years in business

    QMS would like to congratulate Rainbow Print (Wales) Ltd on their recent achievement. They have been operating with a QMS Quality Management System since 2001.

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