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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.  

4 September 2019

IEMA Reacts to Chancellor’s Spending Statement

IEMA's Chief Policy Advisor Martin Baxter comments on the Chancellor's spending statement

21 August 2019

IEMA Chief Policy Advisor to chair EU Environmental Management Awards 2019

IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor Martin Baxter has been appointed to chair an international panel of judges for the prestigious EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards 2019.

20 August 2019

IEMA backs call to end UK’s “enforcement gap”

Environmental protection standards in Britain are under threat as inspection and enforcement budgets are cut. That is the startling message today from a new campaign,, which IEMA is supporting.

23 July 2019

IEMA Reaction to Conservative Party Leadership Result

The appointment of Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative party marks a new chapter in the Brexit process. The process of leaving the EU inevitably gives rise to uncertainty – for the UK economy, society and environment.

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