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23 January 2003

Would you like to become a Chartered Environmentalist?

The Society for the Environment was launched in October 2002, the IEMA is one of the ten founding bodies. The Society's next major milestone is the submission of a petition to the Privy Council for incorporation by Royal Charter and a new qualification, Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). Preliminary discussions have already taken place with the Privy Council and the Society is aiming to complete the application process by the end of 2003. For an explanation of the Society's plans go to socenv.pdf
. Use the polling facility on IEMAdotnet's home page to tell us whether you would be interested in becoming a CEnv.

16 January 2003

Join and Subscribe on–line

You can now apply to become a member of the IEMA or subscribe to 'the environmentalist' magazine on-line. Simply click on the link 'Join Now' or 'Subscribe to Magazine' and you will be taken to a secure area of our site where you will be asked to enter your details. This is one of many developments for IEMAdotnet planned over the coming months.

10 January 2003

Barbara Young to speak at IEMA Annual Conference

The IEMA are delighted to announce that Baroness Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, has agreed to be the Keynote Speaker for the IEMA's Second Annual Conference.

9 December 2002

Society for the Environment

Ten leading environmental Institutions and Learned Societies have come together to form a new Umbrella Body for environmental affairs. Between them they represent the primary environmental disciplines. The new body is the ‘Society for the Environment’ (SocEnv) – formerly known by the working title of CUBE (Chartered Umbrella Body for the Environment).

16 November 2002

Notice of Second Annual Conference

IEMA's Annual Conference 2003   3rd & 4th June, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens  

15 November 2002

Become a Fellow of the Institute

We are delighted to announce that the Fellow level of membership has been approved by the IEMA Council and is now available to Full Members. Fellowship is the highest level of professional recognition offered by the Institute and signifies that the individual has demonstrated substantial achievement in the environmental profession.

15 November 2002

Early–bird discounts for the Annual Conference

The second IEMA annual conference takes place on 3rd and 4th of June at the Botanical Gardens, near Birmingham. The conference will be open to IEMA members only, places are limited so please book early. There is an early-bird discount available up to 31st January 2003. To book for the conference email To find out more about the conference see the December issue of 'the environmentalist' or go to "read more".

15 November 2002

REMAS, exploiting the links between EMS and regulation

REMAS is a three-year project designed to examine environmental management systems (EMS's) currently in place in business and industry across EU Member States. REMAS aims to demonstrate that companies and organisations that implement environmental management systems, such as EMAS and ISO 14001, show better environmental performance overall. The IEMA is one of the project partners, along with the Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Irish EPA.

15 November 2002

Environmental Policy is published

The IEMA has published its environmental policy as part of a programme to achieve certification to ISO 14001 for the Institute's activities at the Lincoln office. The policy can be found under "read more".

11 November 2002

Environmental Purchasing in Practice

The IEMA is delighted to announce the publication of its second journal in the ‘practitioner’ series: ‘Environmental Purchasing in Practice: guidance for organisations’. The journal has been co-produced with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency.

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