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Exploring your IEMA training courses
Do you want to expand your learning and broaden your horizons? IEMA training courses are a great way to enhance your professional development and ensure your knowledge and skills are up-to-date. Join IEMA’s Head of training and development, Emma Bellingham, to explore what you can expect from IEMA courses and how they can support your workforce, from Transitioning to ISO14001:2015 to our Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management. Tune in and you’ll get an outline of all the options and training partners on offer.
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Joining IEMA as a student or graduate member
We believe there’s a practical way to a sustainable future for everyone, and that our profession has a critical role to play. If you share our ambition for change and are thinking of joining the environment and sustainability profession, then IEMA membership can help you to kickstart your career. This webinar is an ideal opportunity to engage with and explore what we do and how we are supporting people and organisations that share our goals.
To book: bit.ly/2F3peHM
What’s the impact of our work? The Environment Agency’s approach
Are you a sustainability manager or do you work with internal and commercial teams to deliver sustainable improvements? The Environment Agency’s supply chain contributes an astonishing 70% of the organisation’s environmental impact. Join us to discover how it goes about working out where it can reduce this impact by influencing its suppliers. You’ll also explore its approach to valuing the natural assets that it owns and the environmental benefits they bring.
To book: bit.ly/2EqFdij
The future of environmental auditing
Are you involved in environmental auditing? Join our upcoming webinar to explore the increasingly complex environmental and sustainability challenges involved. It will highlight the key findings from a recent IEMA study investigating our future strategy for the provision of auditors. You’ll be led by Nigel Leehane, an IEMA Fellow, principal environmental auditor and chair of the ISO environmental auditing committee, to explore these issues.
To book: bit.ly/2nZJGCl
“Super proud to now be a full member of @iemanet and chartered environmentalist! Ready to save the world! #letmegrabmycape
“Great to be part of this month’s #TransformMagazine talking about innovation and digitization of domestic waste management”
“I was delighted to find out I’ve achieved my IEMA Practitioner membership today. It’s a real pleasure to be part of such a great organisation, full of inspirational people working towards a more sustainable future. Thank you IEMA.”
Matt Barnett – PIEMA Project lead at Onsite
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
The UK government has been “too city-focused” in its climate action and must provide more funding and support to reduce emissions in rural areas, the County Councils Network (CCN) has said.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).