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7th June
2021

New Fellows thought piece: cross-sector case studies on how smart solutions

The IEMA Fellows Working Group on Disruptive Technologies & the Digital Economy has today released its second tech thought piece looking at the role of smart solutions in supporting sustainability professionals to scale ...

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4th June
2021

IEMA calls for greater ambition on government’s material recycling targets under Extended Producer responsibility

Marc Jourdan, IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead provides an overview of the IEMA recommendations to the UK Government on Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging.

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1st June
2021

Improvements to government’s environmental policy statement required

IEMA’s Head of Policy Ben Goodwin discusses IEMA’s response to Defra’s environmental policy statement consultation, setting out where improvements are required to ensure that it has maximum impact.

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25th May
2021

IA Outlook Journal Volume 9: Careers and Skills in Impact Assessment

Amy Robinson PIEMA, Director at RPS and Guest Editor for the Journal discusses the launch of Volume 9 of the IEMA IA Outlook Journal, exploring the theme of careers and skills in Impact Assessment with articles from Arca...

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13th May
2021

Climate and Security – Are they related?

Lt Gen Richard Nugee, CB, CVO, CBE, writes an exclusive blog for IEMA members, discussing his thoughts on why climate change is a security issue and what role IEMA can play in our corporate partnership with the MOD.

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12th May
2021

Mandating climate-related financial reporting: IEMA's response to Government Consultation

IEMA's Policy & Engagement Lead Nick Blyth addresses IEMA's response to the Government’s latest consultation and that companies should understand and report on their climate-related risks and opportunities.

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4th May
2021

Environmental professionals have a lot on their plate in 2021

Colin Robertson MIEMA CEnv discusses the clear link between food waste and climate and how Bettys & Taylors are monitoring and tracking waste, improving forecasting systems, and working with WRAP’s Guardians of Grub camp...

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22nd April
2021

Earth Day 2021: Voices for the Future

IEMA CEO Sarah Mukherjee discusses the importance of Earth Day, the future generation's voice, equity and opportunities to learn from one emergency in dealing with another.

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19th April
2021

IEMA Environmental Impact Assessment Quality Mark – 10 Year Anniversary

Over the past decade the IEMA EIA Quality Mark scheme has enhanced Environmental Impact Assessment, allowing consultancies and developers that lead UK EIA to commit to undertaking quality practice and producing effective...

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15th April
2021

Why does 96% of our most valuable resource go unused?

Polly Gourlay MIEMA CENV takes a personal look back on the past 12 months, how C19, the climate crisis and economic downturn have shifted the trajectory of her career into the technology sector. Reflections on the accele...

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