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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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31st March
2021

HCLG Committee publishes IEMA evidence to its planning inquiry

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (HCLGC) has published IEMA’s written evidence to its inquiry into the future of the planning system in England.

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31st March
2021

IEMA releases 2020 Impact Report

IEMA's Head of Media, Abigail Simmons discusses the release of IEMA's 2020 Impact Report, as we look back at an unprecedented year and how IEMA and its members responded and made strides for sustainability.

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18th March
2021

Diversity within the environment profession: why it really matters to support people of colour

IEMA CEO Sarah Mukherjee draws from her own experiences as she discusses the severe lack of diversity and inclusion within the sustainability profession and environment sector.

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18th March
2021

Businesses come together to launch new biodiversity forum

IEMA's Head of Policy Ben Goodwin discusses the range of UK businesses that came together at an online event this morning to launch a new forum aimed at raising the profile of the challenges and opportunities that action...

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16th March
2021

UK land use and its role in tackling climate change

Jonathan Foot, FIEMA provides perspectives on the CCC report and with a particular focus on Land Use in his blog

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15th March
2021

Energy Consumption in Non-Domestic Buildings – Government Policy and Challenges

Sunil Shah PIEMA reflects on the White Paper around energy use and carbon emissions within the non-domestic built environment.

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12th March
2021

Feedback on Energy White Paper – Domestic energy

Domestic energy affects everyone in the UK and the White Paper has a fair bit to say: Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) targets, new homes, hydrogen, electric heating and heat networks. Richard Lupo CEnv, MIEMA, is a...

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3rd March
2021

Chancellor prioritises jobs and businesses in Budget speech, but what next for our long-term environment and climate goals?

Today’s headline Budget announcements have rightly focused on measures for supporting the resilience of the UK’s economy as the impact of the Covid-19 continues to bite.

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