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9th August 2021

IEMA reacts to IPCC report: AR6 Climate Change 2021

The IPCC report is a devastating read – an increase in global surface temperature, melting glaciers, rising sea levels and more. All changes and observations that are attributable to human-driven climate change and we ar...

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24th June 2021

IEMA reacts to CCC Progress report to Parliament

IEMA has welcomed today’s Climate Change Committee’s 2021 progress report to Parliament, recognising the urgency of taking climate action and concern over strategy delays. As the gap between what is needed to adapt and ...

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15th June 2021

IEMA reacts to Climate Change Committee Report

IEMA responds to the Climate Change Committee's (CCC) independent assessment of UK climate risk (CCRA3). This report considers a catalogue of risks and opportunities affecting every aspect of life in the UK and warns tha...

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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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