Risk Management

well-being

Poll sees decline in global workforce well-being

Being actively disengaged at work is equivalent to or worse than being unemployed when it comes to well-being.
FM

How good is your FM data?

Data serves as the backbone of facility management processes and influences decision-making at every level in an organization.
plastic

Plastic chemicals face growing scrutiny

The United Nations Environment Assembly adopted a resolution on March 2, 2022, to end plastic pollution by 2040.
net-zero

Civic spaces rise to net-zero heights in Edmonton

Fire stations have evolved into a much broader sense of community as cities seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reach net-zero targets partially through design.
supply chain

Navigating supply chain transparency legislation 

The deadline for Canadian businesses to file their first annual report on supply chain transparency is fast approaching.
Resilience still lacks climate action profile

Resilience still lacks climate action profile

Climate change adaptation measures are typically viewed as risk management rather than levers for investment returns, but they are inherently linked to building and portfolio value.
office

Visualizing office activity with advanced tech

Given the pressure to align with emerging industry standards, incorporating cutting-edge facility management technology is essential to ensure the seamless operation of commercial spaces.
Energy storage prompts battery of precautions

Energy storage prompts a battery of precautions

In step with the projected surge in energy storage installations, fire safety advisors are actively working to help clean tech adopters understand and mitigate the risks.
accessibility

Canada far from meeting accessibility goals

Federally-regulated organizations will need to prioritize specific actions that advance accessibility and disability inclusion by 2040.
AI

How AI can help facility management

The toughest job of integrating AI into daily work life may be getting the facility management team on board.
weather

Innovative tools for weather-related disasters

Many technologies figure highly into disaster resilience and property restoration and can be of great interest to facility managers for buildings in affected regions.
facility

Five ingredients of a well-managed facility

Managing a facility requires a combination of skilled facility management personnel, efficient procedures, reliable process technology, and most importantly, a strong focus on the integration
disabilities

Accommodating disabilities in the workplace

The accommodation process is inherently collaborative, and employers and employees need to be cooperative, share information, and work together to find potential accommodation solutions.
schools

Cultivating safe schools

Schools across the country have changed over the past two years. Canadian perception was such that violence and crime were troubling issues taking place in
Ashrae

A workplace guide to ASHRAE Standard 241

Before ASHRAE Standard 241, there were no specific standards for the control of infectious aerosols in our indoor environments.
standard

New standards for sustainable material use

A new set of standards defines minimum sustainability criteria for high-volume materials used in architecture and interior projects.
Social destabilization unsettles city fabric

Social destabilization unsettles city fabric

Data, collaborative networks and a suite of tested best practices can be valuable resources for property managers pressed to respond to the unsettling social destabilization occurring in many Canadian cities.