IEMA's Leading the Way Conference 2017
IEMA’s 2017 annual conference is your unique opportunity to learn from leading professionals creating our low-carbon sustainable future.
With keynote presentations from sustainability leaders through to panel discussions, sessions and one-to-one networking, IEMA Leading the Way 2017 is your platform to share your experiences and to learn about effective techniques and opportunities for change.
9:30am-12:00pm Transformational change and climate action How do we engender, embed and escalate climate action? The opportunities are there, and examples of pioneering practice are blazing an exciting trail. However, understanding the changing landscape of energy and climate change practice can often be challenging. So let’s learn from each other to help us all mobilise action for low-carbon transitions and more climate-resilient organisations.
2:00pm-4:30pm Change management for sustainable development
Understanding the big issues is one thing; tackling them and taking stakeholders along the journey towards change is quite another.
One of the most challenging elements of an environment and sustainability professional’s working life is often co‑creating and implementing change, but where do you start? Who is doing it well? This session will show you the way.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In June 2021, the UK’s governing Conservative Party lost a by-election in Chesham and Amersham, a seat it had held for 47 years. The principal reasons reported as the cause of this defeat were proposed planning reforms and the promotion of housebuilding on greenfield sites across the south of England.
Half of consumers worldwide now consider the sustainability of food and drink itself, not just its packaging, when buying, a survey of 14,000 shoppers across 18 countries has discovered. This suggests that their understanding of sustainability is evolving to include wellbeing and nutrition, with sustainable packaging now considered standard.
The sale of new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be banned in the UK by 2040 under proposals unveiled in the government's transport decarbonisation plan yesterday.