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16th April
2015

Members Say Prioritising National Infrastructure Projects is Critical to UKs Transition to Sustainable Economy

Two thirds of IEMA Members surveyed this week say that ultimately national needs must take priority where there is conflict between national and local built environment issues. From 646 Members polled, 65% say that while...

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8th April
2015

IEMA Part of Call for Next Government to "Up its Game" on Resource Management

IEMA is a signatory of an open letter published today, which urges the next UK Government to establish cross party action on resource management issues. The open letter is addressed to all the UK Party Leaders and calls ...

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26th March
2015

Members Say Next Government Must Create a Workforce That is Fit For the Future

The Environment & Sustainability profession has sent a clear call to the next UK Government, saying the current focus on STEM skills must incorporate Sustainability to ensure UK businesses have the skills to succes...

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18th March
2015

IEMA Budget Statement: Government must "redefine the concept of debt" to build a sustainable economy

The 2015 Budget, outlined this afternoon by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, gave minimal indication that environment and sustainability issues feature prominently in his long-term economic plan. Josh Fo...

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16th March
2015

UK Should "Lead From the Front on Climate Change" says IEMA

Next UK Government must address environment and sustainability skills shortfall In a report released today by the Society for the Environment, IEMA has said the UK must take a strong leadership position in the Paris 20...

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12th March
2015

Members Say Government is Not Joined–Up on Sustainable Resource Management

UK Government is failing to provide effectively joined-up and coherent business guidance on improving resource efficiency across their departments and agencies. 89% of IEMA Members polled this week say that according ...

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3rd March
2015

IEMA Welcomes New Report's Call for Reforms on Resource Management

IEMA has this morning voiced it support for the publication of a new report which urges the next UK Government to introduce business reforms on resource efficiency. As the Aldersgate Group’s Resource Efficient Business M...

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26th February
2015

IEMA Issues Call to Next Government: Strengthen International Leadership on Climate Change

Profession shows no appetite for scaling back on carbon reduction targets The next UK Government should take a stronger international leadership stance on climate change and energy issues, according to fresh poll results...

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20th January
2015

New GHG Guidance Welcomed, But Still Some Challenges Ahead

Following today’s launch of the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) new GHG accounting guidance, IEMA has “broadly welcomed” the publication, but warns of some potential challenges for Environment & Sustainability prof...

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15th December
2014

No Time for a Breather

IEMA Says EC Must Push Ahead with Action on Circular Economy and Improved Air Quality in 2015 The Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) is concerned by the European Commission’s plans to drop it...

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