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• Air & Waste Management Association
The goals of the AWMA are to strengthen the environmental profession, expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns, and assist professionals in critical environmental decision making to benefit society.
The French facilities managers association wants to create a permanent contact between its members and keep up relationships with the associations, in France as well as abroad.
• Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
Founded in 1914, APPA is an international association dedicated to maintaining, protecting, and promoting the quality of educational facilities.
• British Institute of Facilties Management
Since its formation in 1993, the BIFM has remained the fastest growing professional body in the UK. Most of the members are individual professionals and there is an increasing corporate membership from organisations providing goods and services.
• Building Owners and Managers Association International
BOMA International is a a federation of 92 BOMA US associations and 17 international affiliates representing owners and managers of commercial property.
• Chartered Institute of Building
The CIOB is the leading professional body worldwide for managers in construction.
• Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers
CIBSE is an international body which represents and provides services to the building services profession.
• Chartered Institute of Wastes Management
The CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the waste management industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.
• CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is the organisation for business leaders engaged in the strategic management of real estate for major corporations worldwide. The UK chapter is here: http://network.corenetglobal.org/unitedkingdom/home/
• Corporate Responsibility Coalition
The Corporate Responsibility (CORE) Coalition works to campaign for laws and policies to make companies more accountable in terms of impact on people and the environment.
• Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
DEFRA aims to create a sustainable development, which means a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come.
• Environment Agency
The Environment Agency is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.
• European Facility Management Network (EuroFM)
EuroFM is a Europe-wide organisation that brings educators, researchers and practitioners together with the aim of bringing forward the FM profession.
• European Foundation for Quality Management
EFQM offers free information resources, open and informal discussion forums, focused business improvement communities, access to professional learning programmes, and helpful links
• Facility Management Nederland
The FMN is the Dutch professional association in the field of FM. Within the FMN the sections of management and organization, Facility Catering, Building Management and technique, Risk Management, Logistics and Purchase play an active part.
• Federation of Environmental Trade Associations
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations is the recognised UK body which represents the interests of manufacturers, suppliers, installers and contractors within the heating, ventilating, refrigeration & air conditioning industry.
• German Facility Management Association
GEFMA is the network for professional FM. It has 370 member firms, represents bidders, investors, consultants and scientists, that understand FM as a professional answer on costs and quality.
• Global FM
Global FM is a worldwide alliance of member-centered facilities management organisations, providing leadership in the advancement of the FM profession.
• Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
The Institute is the leading UK membership organisation dedicated to the promotion of the goal of sustainable development and to the professional development of individuals involved in environmental management and assessment.
• Institute of Real Estate Management
IREM is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information.
• International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Active internationally, IFMA has more than 24,000 members in 94 countries around the world. Headquartered in the US, the group and its local chapters focus on education, information and networking.
• International Maintenance Institute
A comprehensive, interactive website for professionals who design, construct, manage and maintain buildings, a management resource designed to provide ready access to industry information and facilitate communication between peers.
• Lighting Industry Association
LIA is the trade organisation for the lighting industry and their website includes technical statements and ICEL guides on the increasing legislation within the sector.
• Middle East Facility Management Association
MEFMA provides a platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations operating in the Middle East.
• National Energy Foundation
The National Energy Foundation's objective is to work for the more efficient, innovative, and safe use of energy and to increase the public awareness of energy in all its aspects.
• National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the US federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury.
• National Outsourcing Association
Our objective is to communicate the significant benefits and strategic lessons of outsourcing to a wider audience through conferences, exhibitions and publications.
• Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (US Department of Energy)
U.S. Department of Energy has challenged the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) to revolutionize how we approach energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, while we pursue the recommendations of the national energy poli
• Royal Institute of British Architects
One of the world's most extensive built environment portals. Here you can find an architect, understand more about architecture or learn how to become an architect, courtesy of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
• Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
RICS is an international organisation with over 118,000 members working in the land, property and construction sectors.
• Scottish Environment Protection Agency
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is the public body responsible for environmental protection in Scotland.
• Scottish Institute for Sustainable Technology
The mission of SISTech is to create a centre of excellence in Scotland which will promote, through education, business development and research and development, the practical delivery of sustainability by business.
• The Building Futures Group
BFG is the only organisation collectively representing the housing, property, cleaning, parking and facilities management sectors in the UK. Established in 2014, it represents the merger of Asset Skills and the Facilities Management Association.
• Tradeline, Inc
This site, an assimilation of FMdata and tradeline, provides leading-edge tools and resources to facilities professionals enabling them to make the critical decisions that shape their organizations.
• Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
WRAP is an organisation created as the part of the UK Government’s Waste Strategy 2000 to promote sustainable waste management. Its particular focus is on creating stable and efficient markets for recycled materials and products.