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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

30 October 2018

A "Mixed Diet" Budget?

Our response to today’s 2018 UK Budget from Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor

3 August 2018

IEMA’s Seven Point Plan to Enhance New Environment Act

IEMA welcomes UK Government’s moves to bridge the post-Brexit governance gap, and calls for evidence of “greater ambition”

18 July 2018

Significant Step Forward: IEMA Welcomes BEIS Announcement on Carbon Reporting Roll Out

IEMA reacts to news that mandatory carbon reporting set to be extended to all large UK businesses from 2019.

6 July 2018

Chief Policy Advisor Martin Baxter responds to the Governments recent response of the Adaptation Reporting Power

IEMA Chief Advisor critical of Government’s response on Adaptation Reporting

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