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Winners of Sanctuary Awards 2020 Announced

This week we hosted the first ever virtual Sanctuary Awards ceremony! The Sanctuary Awards have been showcasing outstanding sustainability and conservation efforts across the Ministry of Defence (MOD) estate since 1991, celebrating the achievements of teams and individuals in the …

FISH-ing for ways to reduce MOD energy consumption

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Team Effort - receiving the 2017 MOD Sanctuary Award, Utilities Category - from L to R: Angela Ellison, DIO; Karen Craddock, Dstl; Andrew Leggatt, Trimetis; Jennifer Doran, Dstl; Tyrone Anderson, BAES.

Most of us probably don’t realise the real running costs of the various tools, equipment and technology support systems we use at work. The lighting, heating/cooling appliances, and other tools used by MOD staff in the office environment alone cost …

Army Basing Masterplan to build sustainable communities and homes

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Dr Sue Jordan at Bulford [Crown Copyright, MOD 2017]

My name is Sue Jordan, Senior Environmental Manager in DIO Safety, Environment and Engineering.  My colleagues and I work on a range of initiatives that protect and enhance the MOD estate worldwide.  My blog explains the range of partnership working …