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28th July
2021

Digital Sobriety: What Does IT Equipment Cost the Planet to Produce? (Part 1)

IEMA Sustainability Impact Award Winners for Circular Economy 2020, Techbuyer discuss the impact of technology we use on a daily basis has on the environment in part one of their series on this topical issue.

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21st July
2021

Zoom Vs Vroom

Contributor Vilnis Vesma explores the very topical subject of the last year of working - the transition to online meetings for many organisations. As the country opens up from the Covid restrictions, questions are arisin...

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20th July
2021

Launch of Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment

IEMA's Impact Assessment Policy Lead Rufus Howard discusses the publication of the IEMA Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment in partnership with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and the Inst...

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16th July
2021

Gen Z’s Take on Climate Change with IEMA

We had the pleasure of running a virtual work experience week with an amazing group of young people discussing all things climate, hear what they had to say about the experience.

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7th July
2021

IA Outlook Journal Volume 10: Marine and Coastal Impact Assessment

Kathryn Collins AIEMA, Principal Consultant at Howell Marine Consulting and Guest Editor for the Journal, discusses the launch of Volume 10 of the IEMA IA Outlook Journal about the assessment and consenting of marine dev...

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5th July
2021

Improving sustainability in the built environment sector

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is currently running an inquiry focused on improving the sustainability of the built environment sector. IEMA has provided written evidence to the inquiry as IEMA’s Head of Policy ...

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7th June
2021

New Fellows thought piece: Cross Sector Insights on Smart Solutions for Sustainability

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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