Adding Value to the FM role


Our first meeting of 2017 will look at how Facilities Managers in voluntary organisations can to ‘add value’ to their charities.

Ethical procurement and purchasing

Women weaving

Ethical purchasing and/or procurement policies aim to promote good labour and environmental standards in supply chains. Many charities have introduced ethical procurement policies.

Water: managing your supply and saving water

A dripping tap
Dripping taps are an easy fix (Photo: Charities FM Group)

Saving water is part of the wider picture of sustainable facilities management; it's good for the environment and can also save your charity money by reducing your bills for water use and sewage se

Designing an effective recycling scheme

Recycling bins
Recycling bins at the University of Manchester (Photo: Pedrik, CC BY 2.0)

The following is a report on a meeting of the Charities Facilities Management Group which focused on recycing.