IEMA’s EIA Quality Mark scheme is open to organisations that co-ordinate (take the lead on) statutory UK Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and lead production of the associated Environmental Statements (ES). As such both developers and consultancies can apply to become registered with the scheme.
Beyond the reputational benefits of committing to regular independent review of your organisation’s EIA activities EIA Quality Mark registrants gain access to a number of benefits, which include:
If your organisation is interested in applying to join the EIA Quality Mark, then please read the application guide first and contact Thomas Clayton on 01522 540069 or email@example.com. Thomas will take care of all the details. As part of the application process your organisation will be required to sign the EIA Quality Mark Agreement.
The EIA Quality Mark application fee is either £2200+VAT or £2750+VAT dependent on the level of EIA activity your organisation is involved in. The lower fee relates to organisations that completed three (3) or less Environmental Statements in the 12 months prior to their application; whilst the higher fee applies to those organisations that completed four (4) or more during the same period.
*Further information on the EIA Quality Mark’s fee structure can be found in Appendix B of the Applicant Guide above.
The EIA Quality Mark Panel reviews EIA Quality Mark applications against the EIA Quality Mark application criteria.