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The IFMA Foundation has welcomed C&W Services as the first charter member to its Global Workforce Initiative, which seeks to fill the growing facility management and facilities services workforce talent gap.

IFMA Foundation’s Global Workforce Initiative Welcomes First Member

IFMA Foundation’s Global Workforce Initiative Welcomes First Member

The IFMA Foundation has welcomed C&W Services as the first charter member to its Global Workforce Initiative, which seeks to fill the growing facility management and facilities services workforce talent gap.

IFMA Foundation Launches INTERNnet

New program will match facility management students with internship opportunities.

New Report Brings Science Into Workplace Strategy Conversation

This reference tool not only informs contemporary debates about workplace strategy, it sets the stage for the workplace of the future.

Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce Initiative.

IFMA Releases Sustainability Guide For Waste Management

IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to series.

New Guide Illustrates How To Measure Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint provides facility professionals with the tools they need to understand the carbon footprinting process, analyze their results, and plan for the future of their organizations.

Guide Explains How To Implement Sustainable Practices Based On Government Guidelines

U.S. Government Policy Impacts and Opportunities for Facility Management is available online free of charge as part of IFMA's “Sustainability ‘How-to’ Guide" series.

Tafel Named IFMA Foundation Executive Director

Tafel will oversee the development of the foundation’s annual Balanced Scorecard, a strategic performance management tool; manage foundation research projects; oversee the foundation’s grant programs; and in coordination with the director of academic affairs, implement the annual foundation scholarship program.

IFMA Foundation Awards $100,000 in Scholarships

The foundation has been awarding facility management scholarships to deserving students for more than two decades to ensure the quality of the built environment in a changing world.

Guide To Water Conservation Solutions Now Available

The IFMA Foundation and ASBE have produced a free white paper titled A Comprehensive Guide to Water Conservation: The Bottom Line Impacts, Challenges and Rewards.

IFMA Foundation Names 2010-2011 Board of Trustees

The board will be chaired by Stephen Ballesty, the first person outside of North America to serve in that position for the foundation.

IFMA Foundation to Award $112,000 in Scholarships at World Workplace in Atlanta

The IFMA Foundation will present $112,000 in scholarships to 33 facility management students during the World Workplace 2010 Conference & Expo, held October 27-29 in Atlanta, GA.

IFMA People In The News: Steve Lockwood & Norman Polsky

The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Lockwood as the foundation’s new director of academic affairs; it also regrets to announce the passing of longtime foundation supporter Norman Polsky.

Facility Professionals and Workplace Violence

America is reeling from a spate of recent workplace violence incidents that have rocked companies across the country.

Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore Joins IFMA Foundation Accredited Degree Program

The IFMA Foundation announces that Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore has joined 13 other universities as Accredited Degree Program institutions, IFMA Foundation-sanctioned providers of facility management degrees.

FM Sustainable Landscaping Guide Released

The Groundskeeper and the IFMA Foundation are pleased to announce the release of Sustainable Landscaping, a practical, real world guide on how to introduce and advance sustainable practices in landscaping.

White Paper: Economics of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate

The IFMA Foundation — a global leader in education and research for professionals in the built environment — has released “The Economics of Sustainability in...

IFMA Foundation International Student of the Year Award Deadline Extended, Judges Named

The IFMA Foundation’s inaugural International Student of the Year award — established to compliment the foundation’s longstanding annual scholarships — will be presented at IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 in Atlanta, Ga., U.S.A., and annually thereafter.

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Retires, Position Becomes Available

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Charles N. Claar, P.E., CFM, CFMJ, will formally retire this fall after 10 years of service to IFMA and the IFMA Foundation. With Claar’s retirement, the role of director of academic affairs is open.

IFMA Foundation Announces International Student of the Year Award

The IFMA Foundation is pleased to introduce the International Student of the Year award program, which will be presented alongside the annual scholarships awarded at IFMA’s World Workplace.

New Guide for No-Cost/Low-Cost Energy Savings

BetterBricks and the IFMA Foundation have joined forces to produce the “No-Cost/Low-Cost Guide Energy Savings Guide," a practical guide that provides facility managers with a roadmap of how to initiate strategies at their facility sites to reap immediate savings.

IFMA Foundation Releases Effective Lighting Solutions Guide

Available as a free PDF download, Lighting Solutions gives an overview of several keys to lighting initiatives.

IFMA Foundation Releases Higher Education Guide

The new guide provides a listing of all known facility management programs in North America.

FEA, IFMA Foundation Release EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Guide

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in partnership with the IFMA Foundation, has released a new publication detailing how to utilize EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, the second publication in the IFMA Foundation's sustainability guide series.

IFMA Foundation Names Trustees Award Winners

This year’s IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards were given to Bentley Prince Street and Graphic Systems Inc.

UTSA to Offer New Minor in Facility Management

The new offering will be part of the school’s Real Estate Finance and Development program in the UTSA College of Business.

IFMA Foundation Sustainability "How-To Guides" Launched

Chris Hodges, principal of FEA and an active member of IFMA, has authored this first guide, entitled "Getting Started."

IFMA Foundation to Award $66,000 in Scholarships at World Workplace 2009

The IFMA Foundation will present $66,000 in scholarships to 27 facility management students during the World Workplace 2009 Conference & Expo, held Oct. 7-9 in Orlando, FL.

BOMI And IFMA Foundation Standardize Industry Lingo

BOMI will merge its 343-page Dictionary of the Built Environment, consisting of more than 4,500 terms, with the existing FMpedia, an online glossary for the facility management industry developed by the IFMA Foundation.

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