Vision 2020 roadshow update

9th August 2013


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As part of the development of IEMA's Vision 2020, chief executive Tim Balcon has spent much of the past four weeks travelling around the UK and Ireland to meet members and gather feedback on the proposed purpose, structure and objectives for the Institute over the coming years

From Aberdeen to Southampton via Belfast, Balcon has presented members with a draft of IEMA’s new purpose statement – entitled Environmental skills transforming business globally – as well as the new member proposition (below) and a proposed list of strategic objectives that will focus, guide and measure IEMA’s performance until 2020.

The hundreds of members who have attended the sessions – including those who contributed via webinars – were invited to discuss and question how Vision 2020 will help IEMA provide value for members into the next decade.

Initial feedback suggests that the draft purpose, proposition and objectives work well, correctly represent IEMA’s ambition and will help the Institute to achieve the right profile for itself as an organisation and for its members as valued professionals.

A debate common to most of the events centred on whether IEMA should move away from using terms related to the “environment” and make a shift towards “sustainability” to ensure future relevance.

The outcomes of such discussions and other suggested amendments will be fed back into the last stages of the development process during September.

A final version of Vision 2020 will be submitted to the IEMA board for approval in November. Subject to any changes, members can expect to see firm details of Vision 2020 in January 2014.

The Vision 2020 roadshow events and webinars continue into early September, so it is not too late to attend one of the remaining sessions and ensure that your voice is heard during this crucial consultation period. To book your place and to find out more about Vision 2020 visit iema.net/vision2020.

IEMA members unable to attend an event or webinar can still submit comments on the proposed Vision 2020 by emailing them to: vision2020@iema.net.


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