Articles from Transform April - May 2021

Driving the shift

Tanya Neech shares how Scania is embedding sustainability within its business

COP26 - How to join the Race to Zero

In the build-up to COP26, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Race to Zero campaign ( is gaining real tractio...

Policy update: Environment Bill

The government has announced a delay to the Environment Bill’s passage through Parliament, due to COVID-19 restrictions and a bottleneck of legislatio...

Impact assessment regime reform

The UK government published a paper on its proposed English planning reforms, Planning for the Future, on 6 August 2020, setting out its vision for th...

BSI Net Zero Week webinar

Reaching net zero will require collaboration between business leaders, policymakers, SMEs, the financial sector and societal stakeholders. A webinar w...

Government green jobs and skills strategy

During the past few months there has been a great deal of talk about the need for the UK’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic to be powered by invest...

Vast upskilling needed to deliver climate ambition

A quarter of workers in the UK’s construction, manufacturing and transportation sectors will require upskilling if the country is to deliver net-zero ...

Net zero presents £350bn investment opportunity

The UK’s energy sector could attract £350bn of private capital during the next three decades if it does more to develop attractive assets for investor...

Global CO2 emissions rebound sharply

Global energy-related CO2 emissions rebounded sharply at the end of 2020 following the largest annual decline since the Second World War, recent analy...

Nature's green respite

Nature and biodiversity have been a haven for many during lockdown, says Sarah Mukherjee – just one reason why it’s important we preserve them

The IEMA Book Club is back!

Are you an environment and sustainability professional with an interest in books and science? Marek Bidwell is hosting the next IEMA Book Club with Ma...

New regulations: April/May

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

Quote/Unquote April/May 2021

Feedback on recent editions of TRANSFORM.

A road to redemption?

Aona Stuart reports on electric highways and their potential environmental impacts

Spotlight: Journey to PIEMA - Funke Bolodeoku

Funke Bolodeoku tells Sharon Maguire how and why she became a lawyer specialising in sustainability, and what her role entails

All talk, no action on net zero?

More and more businesses are setting net-zero targets – but how many of them are credible? David Burrows reports

Demolishing preconceptions

Thomas Cleary, Greg Lewis and Daniel Brown share how the Costain-Skanska Joint Venture team is applying an environmental approach to HS2 demolition wo...

Longterm thinking: The good ancestor

Roman Krznaric talks to Huw Morris about his latest book – a clarion call for long-term thinking to save the future

The great rebuild

Chris Seekings reports on the opportunities and challenges that ‘green jobs’ present for the UK as it looks to build back from the COVID-19 pandemic i...

Case: Application to quash wind farm decision accepted

In Pearce v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for an order quashing the Secretary’s consent for th...

Interview with Wanjira Mathai: A fork in the road

Wanjira Mathai, vice president and regional director for Africa at the World Resources Institute (WRI) and former chair of the Green Belt Movement (GB...

Corby career criminal jailed

68-year-old is in prison after repeated waste off ences spanning the past decade. Stephen Lack, from Corby, was responsible for an illegal waste site ...

Bold moves: How green marketing can help to deliver sustainability

As sustainability gathers momentum in the minds of consumers, companies must take action to keep up, says John Grant

The great rebuild

Chris Seekings reports on the opportunities and challenges that ‘green jobs’ present for the UK as it looks to build back from the COVID-19 pandemic i...

ESG measures increasingly used to calculate executive pay

Environment, social and governance (ESG) measures are increasingly used to determine executive pay, with nearly half of the UK's 100 largest listed co...

International Organization for Standardization publishes new white paper on ISO 14090 and 14001

A new white paper from the International Organization for Standardization will help users to also address the issues of adaptation.

IEMA launches Diverse Sustainability Initiative

IEMA has today launched a collaborative initiative to support and mentor individuals from diverse backgrounds working in the environmental and sustain...

Defra opens consultation on environmental principles

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a consultation on five legally-binding principles that aim to put the envi...

Sustainable investment framework launched

A new framework has been launched to help investors maximise their contribution to decarbonising the global economy by aligning their portfolios with ...

Mastercard issues $600m sustainability bond

Mastercard has issued a $600m sustainability bond for investors, and will use the proceeds to cut carbon, support environmental choices for customers,...

Volvo to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo has announced that it will only sell electric cars by 2030, phasing out any vehicle in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, ...

Morrisons to source only from net-zero farms

Morrisons has said that it will become the only supermarket to be completely supplied by net-zero carbon British farms by 2030, five years ahead of th...

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