Transform Magazine April 2020
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IEMA's Proportionate EIA Strategy has identified digital impact assessment (digital IA) as one of the four key solutions to proportionate assessment, and in 2018 set up a working group of members on the subject.
IEMA's EIA Quality Mark (QMark) is a scheme allowing organisations that lead co-ordination of statutory EIAs in the UK to make a commitment to excellence in their EIA activities and have it reviewed. It is voluntary, with organisations free to choose whether they are ready to operate to its seven EIA Commitments: EIA Management; EIA Team Capabilities; EIA Regulatory Compliance; EIA Context & Influence; EIA Content; EIA Presentation; and Improving EIA Practice.
The Environment Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons on 26 February and is now at Committee stage, where a cross-party group of MPs, plus the environment minister, go through the Bill line by line and consider amendments, which will be considered by parliament.
Meat suppliers could lose billions of dollars due to the increasing financial costs of climate change and growth in the alternative protein market, suggests modelling by the $20trn FAIRR investor network.
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