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11 March 2020

IEMA responds to 2020 Budget

IEMA Chief Policy Advisor Martin Baxter has responded to today's budget

3 March 2020

IEMA Provides comments on new BSI standard on responsible and sustainable investment management

In December 2019 BSI opened the draft Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 7341 on responsible and sustainable investment management for public comment by stakeholders. Following engagement with IEMA members, including a workshop with the IEMA GESA Group and the IEMA Fellows Working Group on Sustainable Finance, IEMA submitted its comments to BSI in March. Overall, IEMA welcomes the development of PAS 7341. As the second PAS in a series within BSI’s Sustainable Finance Standardization Programme, this PAS comes at a critical time when there is a need to ensure that the financial sector is better aligned towards tackling critical climate change and environmental challenges. Commenting on the draft, IEMA called for tighter drafting that includes additional focus on issues that are directly relevant to sustainable or responsible investment management, refining definitions for key concepts such as additionality and suggested new definition on issues such as stranded assets and divestment.

25 February 2020

IEMA Calls for Parliament to Complete Unfinished Environment Bill

5 key amendments needed for world-leading Environmental Governance

7 February 2020

Environment Bill –Seizing the Opportunity

Broadway Initiative publishes 5 targeted amendments to turn a good Bill into one that’s world-leading

4 February 2020

IEMA appoints new CEO

Sarah Mukherjee, former award-winning environmental BBC journalist and current Chief Executive of the Crop Protection Association (CPA), has been appointed this week as Chief Executive of the UK’s leading professional body for environment and sustainability professionals, IEMA.

30 January 2020

Environment Bill offers opportunity to put sustainability at the heart of the economy

Parliament needs to turn a good Bill into one that’s world-leading

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.

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