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21st October 2014

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WEB1114 - TANoise Webinar

Pete Sykes of PS-TTRM will present the work, findings, and next steps of TANoise (a noise software microsimulation tool similar to PEARS, and AIRE). TANoise was developed as a research project support to the END work, now in phase 2.
The TANoise software is now validated and the final report will be available at the seminar. The software is now available for trial. The seminar will then discuss options for the next phase of the work.

Pete will also describe the UK Transport Systems Catapult’s work on the IMP (Intelligent Mobility Platform) – a systems architecture to enable interoperability between transport models and to support innovative modelling and data analytics.

21st October 2014

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Articles

WEB1114 - Navigating the Perfect Storm: Embedding environmental skills in organisations

This webinar will outline the sustainability challenges faced by all business. It will then explore how some organisations are addressing the skills gap and enhancing their capability to respond.

It will begin with a presentation from IEMA explaining the aims and key messages of the Perfect Storm campaign. It will then move on to provide delegates with examples of organisations that are already beginning to act to upskill their workforce and supply-chains to respond to current and future sustainability challenges. Examples will set out how action was initiated, its implementation and information on the benefits the organisation has gained as a result.

21st October 2014

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Articles

WEB1214 - Environment Agency activity on Sustainable Resource Management

This webinar will provide members with the opportunity to learn more about the Environment Agency's electronic waste transfer note system (EDoc) and about the quality protocols related to waste regulation.

All business produce waste and compliance with regulatory requirements on its transfer, reuse and disposal are essential activities for many businesses. However, with increasing disposal costs and developments in material reuse and recycling it can be hard for businesses to efficiently and confidently manage their waste. Presenters from the Environment Agency will discuss how the EDoc and Equal initiatives are designed to improve sustainable waste management, drive business efficiency and improve sustainable use of resources.

21st October 2014

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Articles

WEB1114 - Innovative Sustainable Manufacturing

This webinar will explore the work of the EPSRC's Centre for Sustainable Industrial Manufacturing, which explores how the manufacturing process can respond to global resource related sustainability challenges.

The Centre is a multi-university initiative designed to drive substantial practical innovation from the factory floor to much broader interactions across whole sectors. IEMA has worked with staff at the Centre, led from Cambridge University, since it began a few years ago, with the aim of ensuring a link between research and practice. This webinar will provide members with an opportunity to learn about some of the practical tools generated through its research.

21st October 2014

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Articles

WEB1114 - What can UK EIA learn from International Practice

Marking three years of monthly EIA webinars, this QMark webinar looks beyond the UK to explore what practice can learn from good practice and approaches from Impact Assessment in the global market place.

The webinar will feature presentations from Quality Mark registrants that are actively involved in international EIA practice. It will explore differences in international practice, how challenges, such as a lack of baseline data, are overcome and how progress in good practice has been made.
With the World Bank, IFC and Equator Principles regularly reviewing their core Environmental & Social Impact Assessment requirements and guidance, there is much the UK could learn from taking a view at wider practice.

31st March 2014

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Articles

Practitioner Notes – REACH

This note will give you an overview of the chemical toxicity issue and of REACH regulations. It outlines some key areas that may affect you in the short term. In addition it will provide advice on how to be proactive on some issues that could affect your business.

22nd November 2013

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Articles

Latest developments from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Biodiversity

IEMA is a member of this All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and participates in a number of developments in biodiversity, ecosystem services and in the valuation of natural capital.  The APPG has agreed that IEMA can make its event reports on these developments available to IEMA members.

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