Events

1st October 2014, 9:30am to 12:00pm

WS1014_Delivering Sustainability – Developing Organisational Capability

This IEMA workshop will begin by setting out the global trends that will affect all business and drive the need for enhanced environment and sustainability capabilities in and between organisations. The workshop will include group discussions to identify what organisations are already doing in this area, how it is monitored and managed and how drivers, such as the competence and awareness clauses in DIS 14001, could influence future actions.

By attending this workshop you will get a greater appreciation of the action you can take to develop the environment and sustainability capabilities in your organisation. The outcomes of the workshop will feed into the development of IEMA’s forthcoming position statement - Skills for the Sustainable Economy, which will be launched in December.

1st October 2014, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

WEB1014 - Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) in Practice

Following the success of our From Waste to Resources report, and its launch webinar series this summer, IEMA is launching a monthly SRM webinar. The webinar series will provide you with case studies of progress in effective resource management initiatives across different sectors and organisations operating at different scales.

The inaugural monthly SRM webinar will be feature an over view of Skanska's approach to the efficient use (and reuse) of resources; providing an overview of the organisational approach and examples from different areas of their business.

The webinar will also feature a second organisational case study - speaker TBC.

The upcoming programme for the remainder of 2014 will include: • Exploring how sustainable resource management can be improved through improving the integration of research and business (November); and • Understanding the Environment Agency's role - covering an EDoc update and information on when waste is waste and when it can be treated as a resource (December)

SRM webinars will (normally) run on the first Wednesday of each month - 1st October, 5th November and 2nd December. Plans for 2015 webinars are being developed through IEMA's Resource Network - sign up and influence the future of the Institute's SRM agenda - www.iema.net/rm

1st October 2014, 2:00pm to 4:30pm

WS1014B- From Waste to Resources

This seminar will outline the key messages from IEMA's report - From Waste to Resources - and provide an opportunity to discuss sustainable resource management actions with its author - Josh Fothergill - and share experience with your peers. The seminar will include case studies from members delivering the benefits of sustainable resource management in organisations, who will reflect on overcoming barriers and challenges to progress as well as explaining the opportunities of success. The seminar will also outline the numerous tools and resources IEMA has developed for members, where to access them and how they can be used to advantage in your working life. This will include a demonstration of IEMA's RAMP tool, which allows you to rapidly review the maturity of your organisation's progress towards embedding sustainable resource management.

2nd October 2014, 9:30am to 12:00pm

NE1014-Delivering Sustainability – Developing Organisational Capability

This IEMA workshop will begin by setting out the global trends that will affect all business and drive the need for enhanced environment and sustainability capabilities in and between organisations. The workshop will include group discussions to identify what organisations are already doing in this area, how it is monitored and managed and how drivers, such as the competence and awareness clauses in DIS 14001, could influence future actions.

By attending this workshop you will get a greater appreciation of the action you can take to develop the environment and sustainability capabilities in your organisation. The outcomes of the workshop will feed into the development of IEMA’s forthcoming position statement - Skills for the Sustainable Economy, which will be launched in December.

2nd October 2014, 10:00am to 1:00pm

SE1014-ISO14001 Update Workshop - SOLD OUT

The revised edition of the international standard for environmental management systems – used by over 285,800 organisations worldwide – has just moved a step closer to completion, with publication of the Draft International Standard for consultation and ballot. IEMA has worked with members throughout the revision process and this workshop will give members the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the Draft International Standard and help shape IEMA’s response. The workshops will be led by Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Executive Director – Policy and Engagement, and a member of the international working group that’s revising the standard, providing participants with the opportunity to discuss the proposed changes and suggest improvements.

2nd October 2014, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

South East Social

Socials provide members with the opportunity to network with other environmental professionals and enjoy a relaxed evening in good company. These are casual informal gathering with no need to book a space. Members of the regional steering group are available to speak to regarding the regional activity and what you would like to see in the region in coming months. Please feel free to drop in for 10 minutes or longer if you wish.

3rd October 2014, 10:00am to 1:30pm

EE1014-ISO14001 Update Workshop

The revised edition of the international standard for environmental management systems – used by over 285,800 organisations worldwide – has just moved a step closer to completion, with publication of the Draft International Standard for consultation and ballot.

IEMA has worked with members throughout the revision process and this workshop series will give members the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the Draft International Standard and help shape IEMA’s response.

The workshops will be led by Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Executive Director – Policy and Engagement, and a member of the international working group that’s revising the standard, providing participants with the opportunity to discuss the proposed changes and suggest improvements.

6th October 2014, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

WEB1014 - Launch Webinar - IEMA Guidelines for Environmental Noise Impact Assessment 2014

IEMA's new Guidelines on Environmental Noise Impact Assessment set out key principles and advice on how to effectively integrate noise impacts and effects into the consenting process of all types of development, from EIA to smaller scale projects.

This free launch webinar - presented by the lead writers: Graham Parry and Martin Broderick - will introduce the Guideline's purpose, structure and key messages. By attending you will better understand good practice approaches to establishing the noise baseline, selecting an appropriate assessment methodology and also gain advice on both when and how to evaluate significance.

With noise impacts included in over 90% of UK EIAs, and a key planning issue for many smaller developments, this is a webinar not to be missed.

The webinar will close with a question and answer with the guideline's writers and information on how to order copies for your organisation.

If you want to pre-order copies of IEMA's Guidelines for Environmental Noise Impact Assessment (£50), please email info@iemasts.com

7th October 2014, 2:00pm to 4:30pm

EE1014-Delivering Sustainability – Developing Organisational Capability

This IEMA workshop will begin by setting out the global trends that will affect all business and drive the need for enhanced environment and sustainability capabilities in and between organisations. The workshop will include group discussions to identify what organisations are already doing in this area, how it is monitored and managed and how drivers, such as the competence and awareness clauses in DIS 14001, could influence future actions.

By attending this workshop you will get a greater appreciation of the action you can take to develop the environment and sustainability capabilities in your organisation. The outcomes of the workshop will feed into the development of IEMA’s forthcoming position statement - Skills for the Sustainable Economy, which will be launched in December.

15th October 2014, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

South West Social - Exeter

Socials provide members with the opportunity to network with other environmental professionals and enjoy a relaxed evening in good company.

The regional chair and steering group members will be attending and will be available to hear what you would like to see in your region in 2014.

Socials have no dress code, just book a place,turn up and have fun!

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