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27th June
2019

IEMA Board of Directors - New Chair

The board at IEMA consists of individuals recognised and committed to the ongoing work of sustainability and environmental management. We are delighted to announce that Paul Leinster is IEMA's new Chair of the Board with...

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14th June
2019

12th June
2019

IEMA Welcomes Government's Legally Binding Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Target

Comment from IEMA on UK net-zero carbon emissions 2050 target

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28th May
2019

Assurances Needed to Put Sustainability at the Heart of UK Economic Model

IEMA working with leading bodies from business, environment and professional institutions to set out key assurances needed for an ambitious new Environment Act. Government must seize the opportunity to establish a long-t...

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24th May
2019

Independent Review of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015: IEMA Demands for Mandatory Reporting are reflected in the Final Report

IEMA welcomes the findings of the final report which reflect the recommendations it submitted to the Secretariat of this Independent Review back in October 2018.

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21st 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 publ...

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2nd May
2019

1st 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

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13th 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

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11th 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.

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