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28 January 2020

IEMA Launches Sustainability Impact Awards 2020

IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2020 now open for entries

23 January 2020

New standard for financial institutions to align to global sustainability challenges

Transforming the finance system critical to tackling climate and environmental emergencies

18 November 2019

Environmental services sector launches pledge to support delivery of UK’s net zero greenhouse gas emissions targets

Environmental experts, including IEMA have today launched ‘Pledge to Net Zero’, the first industry commitment in the UK requiring credible science-based approaches from signatories to tackle greenhouse gas emissions within their organisations in the environmental services sector.

6 November 2019

It’s time for the international community to act on the environment, peace and security

IEMA joins 102 NGOs and experts from 33 countries to mark the UN day on conflict and the environment by calling on the international community to take bold actions before, during and after armed conflicts to protect people and ecosystems.

5 November 2019

IEMA recognised by CITB as a 3rd party awarding organisation

IEMA has been recognised with 3rd party awarding status by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), which identifies our ongoing commitment to supporting business to embed environment and sustainability skills and capability into the workforce.

1 November 2019

IEMA CEO Statement

Tim Balcon has announced that following a short period of compassionate leave, he is stepping down from his position as IEMA CEO to concentrate on looking after his seriously ill wife.

15 October 2019

Environment Bill aims to re-set relationship with society and the economy

New governance framework to put sustainability at the heart of the economic model. IEMA supports landmark proposals to set legally binding targets to address air pollution, plastic waste, biodiversity loss and water resources

14 October 2019

Queen’s Speech - IEMA Statement

Commenting on today’s State Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen, IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor, Martin Baxter said:

7 October 2019

IEMA responds to recent Public Consultation of the Home Office on Transparency in Supply Chains

Since the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Government has indicated its support for most of the 80 recommendations set out in the Final Report of the Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act, providing a clear signal of its desire to future-proof its approach on how we tackle modern slavery and enhance the impact of transparency in reporting.

19 September 2019

IEMA declares a climate and environmental emergency

Our declaration is rooted in the widespread consensus of international scientists and in the knowledge that we and our members can make a pivotal contribution towards the radical transitions now required.  

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