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30th June
2015

IEMA Calls on Government to Address Climate Change Report's Findings

As the Committee on Climate Change published its 2015 progress report to parliament, the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) has supported the Committee’s main calls to action. At the same time,...

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4th June
2015

Election 2015: Making our Voice Heard: A Message from Tim Balcon

When I joined IEMA back in 2013, one of the most common things Members said to me was “I really want IEMA’s voice to be louder, more recognisable”. Given our global Membership of 15,000 and untold depth and breadth of co...

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27th May
2015

Queen's Speech: IEMA "Disappointed" As Minimal Reference to Environment

Following today’s State Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen, IEMA has issued a comment which expresses disappointment in the continued lack of spotlight on Environment and Sustainability issues. “IEMA Members ...

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19th May
2015

Environment & Sustainability Roles Continue to be the Career Change of Choice

Environment and Sustainability roles are the career change of choice with almost 90% of IEMA Members who have moved into the profession reporting high levels of satisfaction with their choice of new career. Environment a...

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12th May
2015

IEMA and BRE Academy and Announce Educational Collaboration

IEMA and BRE’s training body - the BRE Academy - have signed an agreement that will see the partners collaborate to develop and deliver industry relevant sustainability training courses. These will be embedded into both ...

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11th May
2015

New Cabinet Presents New Opportunity for Embedding Environment Across All Departments

IEMA has welcomed today’s key Cabinet appointments to BIS, DECC, DCLG, Transport and Defra, but warned that each new Cabinet Minister must take a long-term view to avoid damaging the UK’s transition to a sustainable econ...

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8th May
2015

Sustainable Economy Plans Must Be "At the Heart" of New Government Thinking Says IEMA

As the outcome of the UK General Election was confirmed this morning Martin Baxter – Chief Policy Advisor of IEMA - commented on what Environment and Sustainability issues should take prominence during this term of Parli...

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6th May
2015

IEMA Members Launch Top Ten Sustainability Actions for New Government

IEMA has today launched a Top Ten Sustainability Actions for the new Government in response to growing professional concern around the lack of focus that has placed on environment and sustainability in the run up tomorro...

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30th April
2015

Remove Environment from Party Political Wrangles say IEMA Members

IEMA Members want to see environment and sustainability issues removed from party politics during the next parliament. Instead, critical issues should have cross-party support to resolve issues and developing new policie...

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23rd April
2015

Next Government Must Implement Nature & Wellbeing Act to Rebuild UKs Natural Capital

IEMA Members have said that the incoming UK Government must take a more strategic approach to rebuilding the UK’s natural capital in order to ensure delivery of critical national infrastructure – critical to the recoveri...

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