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Once a year, the global facility management (FM) industry unites to recognise the important role of professionals in the sector.

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms working in the land, property and construction sector, with the publication of a new global professional statement on conflicts of interest.

A career map has been unveiled at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace Conference and Expo as a priority joint output of the landmark global collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The property and broader built environment sector has an important role to play in Africa’s growth, but it needs to be taken more seriously and prioritised.

RICS to join governments, industry and civil society groups in Paris for crucial UN climate talks.

Despite ongoing macro risks, sentiment in the commercial property market remains positive across much of the world, although there are some exceptions to this broad trend, according to the second quarter 2015 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Global Commercial Property Monitor.

The United Nations Global Compact and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has issued a call to organisations in the land, construction and real estate sector and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

RICS spotlight on the future of African real estate

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 08:53

Sean Tompkins

Dr Sean Tompkins has been Chief Executive Officer of RICS since 1 September 2010 and with the organisation for ten years.

Published in Property Leader
Thursday, 18 September 2014 17:08

RICS CEO invited to UN Climate Summit

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Chief Executive Officer, Sean Tompkins will join governments, business leaders and civil society organisations at a special meeting to speed up progress on a global climate change agreement.

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