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1st 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.

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15th 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 reso...

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14th 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:

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7th 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, providin...

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19th 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.  

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4th September
2019

IEMA Reacts to Chancellor’s Spending Statement

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

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21st 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.

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20th 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, Unchecked.uk, which IEMA is supporting.

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23rd 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 enviro...

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2nd July
2019

Financing a Sustainable Future

Green Finance Strategy provides an opportunity to align financial investment with the challenges of improving the environment and tackling climate change

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