Westminster launch for IEMA campaign to bridge the sustainability skills gap
IEMA brought together 200 business leaders and politicians at the House of Commons in December to establish a course of action to equip the UK's workforce with environment and sustainability skills.With support from Joan Walley MP, chair of the environmental audit committee, and sponsors Willmott Dixon, the event was held as part of IEMA's campaign, "Preparing for the perfect storm", to highligh
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