Articles from Transform April 2015

Making 50001 work

Niall Enright worked with property company Peel on certification to the energy management standard and compliance with ESOS. Here, he gives some insig...

2015 practitioners' survey: changes to salaries: Pay rises and prospects

Changes to salaries: Pay rises and prospects

2015 practitioners' survey: Diversity: Age, gender and pay

Diversity: Age, gender and pay

2015 practitioners' survey: Training and engagement: professional development and job satisfaction levels

Training and engagement: professional development and job satisfaction levels

Global focus: India

Lakshminarayanan Ramakrishnan and S Raghupathy report on a unique rating system to support environmental excellence.

Book review: Energy policy: a global perspective

Timothy Braun and Lisa Glidden/Zed Books/ £21.99/ISBN: 978-1-7803-2934-5

Book review: Happier people, healthier planet: how putting wellbeing first would help sustain life on Earth

Teresa Belton/SilverWood Books/£13.95/ISBN 978-1-78132-260-4

Book review: Vital signs: the trends that are shaping our future (volume 21)

The Worldwatch Institute/$21.99/ISBN: 978-1-61091-539-7

My career: Nicola Stopps

Founder and director of Simply Sustainable

2015 practitioners' survey: Details of the 2015 survey

Methodology and respondents

2015 practitioners' survey: Salaries by sector and firm size

Business and industry once again have higher salaries than other sectors.

2015 practitioners' survey: Salaries by level of membership

Salaries by level of membership

2015 practitioners' survey: Salaries by academic qualification

Salaries by academic qualification

2015 practitioners' survey: Salaries by work and job roles

Salaries by work and job roles

2015 practitioners' survey: Salaries by region

Salaries by region

Natural capital adviser challenges next government

The chair of the Natural Capital Committee has warned of an "enormous set back" if the next government does not put in place the body's recommendation...

Support for cross-Whitehall resource unit increases

The Labour party and Liberal Democrats have pledged to create a cross-departmental unit to coordinate work on resource efficiency if they are in gover...

Decc and Defra 'too weak', say MPs

Government departments responsible for energy and the environment are too weak to stand up to other departments, according to the cross-party groups o...

IEMA calls on next government to provide stronger international leadership on climate change

The next UK government should take a stronger international leadership stance on climate change and energy issues, according to a survey of IEMA membe...

Policy after the general election

Nick Blyth considers how energy and carbon policy could evolve after the election.

IEMA supports call for the reform of policies on resource management

IEMA has welcomed the publication of a new report urging the next UK government to introduce business reforms on resource efficiency.

More successful IEMA members

IEMA would like to congratulate the following individuals on recently upgrading their membership as part of their ongoing commitment to learning and p...

More organisations join IEMA campaign to bridge skills gap

Four more organisations have made official their support for IEMA's campaign on preparing for the perfect storm.

Getting the EU to fight wildlife crime

Wildlife crime is driving many endangered species to the brink of extinction.

Laying down the law: Regulating the built environment

Georgie Messent and Linda Fletcher highlight forthcoming controls on the sale and letting of energy inefficient buildings.

A green manifesto

What environment and sustainability priorities should the next government target? the environmentalist finds out

The state of the parties

the environmentalist guide to where the main parties stand on environment and sustainability issues.

The tide is high

Marine energy is a predictable source of clean power. Julian Jackson reports on the state of the industry in the UK

A recipe for success

Paul Suff discovers how 2 Sisters Food Group reached out to the profession to help develop its first sustainability plan

Water, water everywhere

From April 2017 all firms in England will be able to choose their water supplier. the environmentalist looks at the likely impact

Decarbonising industry

The government has published documents setting out how eight of the most heat-intensive industry sectors can reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions and...

Green economy growth

The low-carbon economy in the UK is worth around £122 billion and has been growing on average by more than 7% a year since 2010, according to a report...

EU submits climate target

The EU has submitted to the UNFCCC its intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) after it was approved by the environment council.

Biodiversity guidance launched

The standards body BSI has developed guidance for businesses on managing the risks and opportunities of biodiversity.

UN to set resilience goals

The post-2015 sustainable development goals that are due to be adopted in September will include targets to reduce the risk for loss of life, liveliho...

Business plans - Anglo American, Toyota and Google

the environmentalist gives a round up of environment management news from companies including Anglo American, Toyota and Google.

Illegal waste exports cost company almost £24,000

Sending mixed waste to Germany and China without notifying the authorities in writing and obtaining their permission has cost a Bedfordshire recycling...

Magistrates' fine cap removed

The upper limit on all current fines and maximum fines of £5,000 and above that magistrates' courts can impose have been removed after the Legal Aid, ...

Waste tyre mountain leads to prison

Hamilton sheriff court has jailed a former director of Earthmover Tyre Recycling for 14 months and fined the firm £195,000 for illegally depositing an...

Case law >> Onus on inspector to demonstrate impact

Section 66 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 requires a decision maker to consider whether a development will affect ...

EIA update/April 2015

A round-up of the latest developments in EIA.

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