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11th May
2021

IEMA Reacts to Queen’s Speech

Commenting on today’s Queen’s Speech, IEMA Director of Policy and External Affairs Martin Baxter said: “Whilst IEMA welcomes the confirmation that the Environment Bill will continue its course, it is ‘third time lucky’ f...

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22nd April
2021

Enhancing Scotland’s EIA Community - Scotland’s EIA Conference 2021 moves online

The delivery of effective outcomes for the environment, communities and development is a team effort, and more so when it comes to consenting projects that undergo Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). On a system basi...

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29th March
2021

IEMA launches senior management briefing on how organisations can benefit from effective environmental auditing

IEMA have launched a senior management briefing paper on ‘The Value of Environmental Auditing’. This document builds on the previous IEMA briefing paper on this topic, for those responsible for managing environmental aud...

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19th March
2021

Diverse Sustainability Initiative launch IEMA

Today is the launch of the 'Diverse Sustainability Initiative' a new sector-wide collaborative programme of work with a vision to address and transform diversity within the sustainability profession and wider environment...

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18th March
2021

IEMA CEO calls out environment sector’s ‘shocking’ lack of diversity in interview

IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee addresses the severe lack of diversity and inclusion in the sustainability profession and wider environment sector in an interview with The i Paper.

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10th March
2021

IEMA comments on Environmental Principles draft policy statement

Government has today published its draft Environmental Principles Policy Statement, a key element of the Environment Bill and future environmental governance framework.

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3rd March
2021

IEMA reacts to Budget 2021 announcement

Commenting on today’s Budget, IEMA CEO Sarah Mukherjee said: ‘The Chancellor recognises that when crises come, we need to be able to act - this is never more true as we face the challenge of the climate crisis. While we ...

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17th February
2021

IEMA launches policy and practice governance review

To ensure that IEMA can continue to effectively prioritise and resource its policy & practice activities across a growing range of thematic areas relevant to the membership, a review of relevant governance structures wil...

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15th February
2021

IEMA welcomes Pledge to Net Zero joining the United Nations’ Race to Zero campaign in the run up to COP26

The environmental industry’s Pledge To Net Zero initiative has been approved as a partner within the UN’s Race to Zero campaign. Race To Zero is the UN’s campaign to rally fast climate action from business, cities, regio...

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5th February
2021

WATCH: IEMA's Martin Baxter gives evidence to Environment Audit Commission (EAC) Inquiry into Green Jobs

This week, IEMA's Director of Policy and External Affairs, Martin Baxter gave evidence to the Environment Audit Commission (EAC) Inquiry into Green Jobs, highlighting the need for a green jobs and skills strategy with lo...

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