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7th August
2020

IEMA's Impact Assessment Network

Impact Assessment (IA) is an environment and sustainability discipline. Its purpose is to ensure that environmental and social issues are identified and can be factored into the decision-making processes. At its best, IA...

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28th July
2020

Climate Change Transitions – Professional challenges and the need to mainstream

IEMA Policy and Engagement Lead Nick Blyth reflects on the launch of new ISO Guide 84 Guidelines for addressing climate change in standards.

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22nd July
2020

Take climate action: key points from the IEMA Climate Change Series

Business as usual is no longer applicable with the whole world facing a climate and environmental emergency. As practitioners, IEMA members are perfectly positioned to drive transformational change, reduce emissions and ...

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20th July
2020

Working from home: IEMA employee experience

Back in Feb 2020 I celebrated 27 years working for IEMA (and its predecessors) – who would have thought that within a matter of a few short weeks the world would have changed so dramatically. My roles at IEMA have been m...

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17th July
2020

The First Value: Embedding Climate Justice within the Built Environment

In 1991, the moral and political philosopher John Rawls stipulated that ‘justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought’. In other words, when decisions are first made about how a s...

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16th July
2020

IEMA Comment - EIA and Planning Reform

The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) has long been an advocate of good practice in EIA, working with developers, statutory bodies and consultants to ensure that the effects of development are a...

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10th July
2020

The New London Plan: 8 Principles for Climate Justice

According to Friends of the Earth, climate justice will be achieved when inclusive progress is made 'towards equity and the protection and realisation of human rights whilst addressing the climate crisis'. But without ju...

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17th June
2020

IEMA's Value of Environmental Auditing briefing paper

Co author of the new IEMA briefing paper, Andrew Marlow FIEMA CEnv, provides insight on how this is both timely and targeted at explaining how management can support and benefit from effective environmental audits.

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12th June
2020

Air quality assessment after lockdown

James Bellinger (CEnv), senior consultant at Arup discusses the change in air quality assessments as a direct result of this lockdown period.

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9th June
2020

The future of learning: Environmental sustainability through online learning.

Dr Keith Whitehead MIEMA CEnv shares his experience of delivering the IEMA Foundation in Environmental Management course online and the business, sustainability and personal benefits of doing so.

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