EVORA Global Attains ISO 27001 Certification: Elevating Information Security to New Heights 

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Setting the Stage In the dynamic landscape of global business, safeguarding sensitive information is not just a best practice – it’s an absolute necessity. As an organisation that processes vast amounts of data for our clients worldwide, EVORA Global recognises the critical importance of maintaining a robust information security management system that not only meets…

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Green Building Certification for Operational Buildings: which to choose?

Since the first green building certification standard, BREEAM, was launched in the UK in 1990, the number of sustainability related certification initiatives for the built environment has grown. There are now hundreds operating around the world. While the early certification standards focused on the design and construction of new buildings, there are now a plethora…

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EVORA supports Schroder Real Estate Investment Management (SREIM) to achieve the first ‘Fitwel for Workplace: Multi-Tenant Whole Building’ Certification in Europe

The Schroder UK Real Estate Fund office asset, Battersea Studio 1, was officially awarded the first ‘Fitwel for Workplace: Multi-Tenant Whole Building’Certification in Europe. As official Fitwel Ambassadors, EVORA supported in the completion of the assessment. As a ‘Whole Building’ assessment, the Fitwel certification applies to the entire asset and all building users (including tenants),…

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HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale) certification for buildings in operation: how does it compare on health and wellbeing?

Although many may not be overly familiar with it (in comparison to the likes of BREEAM and LEED), HQE certification has the strongest presence in Europe by area, with buildings totalling approximately 85 million m2 certified at the end of 2017[1]. While HQE was first developed in France, the new international platform Cerway has brought…

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Fitwel: Five ways Fitwel could benefit you and your buildings

Fitwel was introduced in pilot form in 2014 and officially launched in November 2017. Current uptake statistics are impressive: 95 buildings certified; 620 projects registered; 942 users; and, 661 Fitwel ambassadors in over 22 countries.[1] The concept of health and wellbeing has evolved over time and progressively broadened to incorporate a huge number of issues…

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12 months to transition to ISO 14001:2015 – A Systems Approach

Last week, our Director, Paul Sutcliffe, blogged on the transition to ISO14001:2015. Paul’s blog highlighted the main changes and opportunities associated with the new standard. As a follow-up, I provide below, a deeper delve into the new standard requirements. It’s now just a year to go until the transitional deadline on 15th September 2018, at…

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