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21 May 2019

IEMA Submits Consultation Responses under the Resources and Waste Strategy

The Resources & Waste Strategy for England (RWS), the government’s plan to address resource efficiency and the “market failure” of waste production was published in December 2018 and contains 19 areas subject to public consultation.

2 May 2019

IEMA calls on Government to now use a zero-emission target to transition the UK economy

A response to today’s announced net-zero UK emission target.

1 May 2019

IEMA calls for an ambitious Environment Bill that puts sustainability at the heart of the UK economic model

IEMA responds to meeting with the Chancellor Phillip Hammond and Environment Secretary of State Michael Gove at 11 Downing Street about the call for an ambitious Environment Bill

13 March 2019

The environment continues to be framed as a ‘problem to sort’

A response to today’s Spring UK Budget from Nick Blyth, IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead

11 February 2019

IEMA welcomes Government biodiversity proposals to improve the planning system

IEMA has submitted a positive response to the Government’s proposals to make the achievement of Biodiversity Net Gain mandatory for new developments.

19 December 2018

Concerns Over Independence of Gove’s New Watchdog

IEMA responds to publication of the UK's draft Environment Bill, saying the new Office for Environmental Protection "does not meet independence tests".

18 December 2018

Sustainable Resource Management at Heart of Government Strategy

IEMA welcomes new waste and resources strategy published this morning and its focus on resource security.

18 December 2018

IEMA Sets Out Key Tests of Green Watchdog’s “Independence”

Ahead of expected publication of the UK Government’s draft Environment Bill, IEMA says accountability, resourcing and appointments will all prove critical.

14 December 2018

International Standards are Vital to Driving Climate Action, Performance and Transition

IEMA uses new presence at COP24 to urge leaders to “understand the power of standards”

29 November 2018

Assurances Needed for a “World Leading” Environment Bill

A cross section of business sectors, bodies and stakeholders including IEMA have developed assurances for the UK, post-Brexit. Read more and get your copy

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