Articles from Transform February 2019

New Alliance to End Plastic Waste launched

Nearly 30 companies have committed to invest over $1bn developing solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, including ExxonMobil, Mitsu...

European utility giants launch sustainable finance hub

EDF, Orsted and ENGIE are among a group of 17 European utility companies that have teamed up to create a forum of views and ideas on how best to devel...

European Investment Bank sued over loan to biomass plant

Environmental lawyers are taking the world's largest multilateral financer to court after it “failed to apply crucial environmental scrutiny“ before f...

Record year for sustainable finance market

The sustainable finance market surged by 26% last year on the back of rising demand for green bonds and sustainability-linked loans – making 2018 the ...

Geopolitical tensions hindering climate action, says WEF

Rising geopolitical tension is the most urgent risk facing the world this year and is making it harder to tackle climate change, a survey of nearly 1,...

Fuel from thin air

In our Pathfinders series, we're moving beyond case studies to focus on those transformative, innovative solutions that enable society to tackle the b...

Glossing over the truth

Misleading claims about the sustainability of products – greenwashing – has become more common, says David Burrows. What can be done to control it?

The right side of the law

Colleen Theron looks at the legal liabilities directors face over human rights and modern slavery.

The shape of water

Carbon footprints can help us mitigate climate change, and water footprints can do the same for water management, explains Rick Gould.

Opportunity knocks

Richard Andrews reports on how the Environment Bill can help businesses progress in the UK following Brexit.

Code green

The Woodland Carbon Code presents an opportunity for organisations to offset their carbon emissions in a way that engages the public, says Julia Goodf...

Measuring up

Lucie Anderton and Matthew Watkins explore methodologies that aim to help businesses assess their impact and dependency on people and society.

Ingredients for success

Aleksandra Taskovic and Jonny Dawson share the qualities needed to build a career in international environmental and social practice.

Down to business

Nick Molho is a leading advocate of the business case for strong environmental regulation. The Aldersgate Group executive director tells Huw Morris ab...

Stepping up to the plate

Martin Baxter, IEMA Chief Policy Advisor.

Get involved in Futures

IEMA Futures is a network of students, graduates and young professionals who are passionate about environment and sustainability issues.

February: Quote unquote

The latest tweets and quotes about IEMA and Transform.

Why is CPD important?

At IEMA, our mission is to help our members build their knowledge, better map their careers and excel in their roles, but just how much of your activi...

February connect

Social and community news from IEMA.

Pollution benefits environment charities to sum of £2.2m

Figures have been released that show environmental charities and projects will benefit from more than £2.2m in payments made as a result of enforcemen...

Appeal brought by Boots UK Ltd dismissed

The appeal sought in Boots UK Ltd v Severn Trent Water Ltd has been dismissed.

Polluter served 'notice of liability'

The Environment Agency has served a 'notice of liability' on Omex Agriculture Ltd following a pollution incident that resulted in at least 100,000 fis...

February 2019: New regulations

The latest guidance and legislation.

M&S removes 'best-before' dates from fruit and veg

Marks & Spencer is trialling over 90 lines of fruit and vegetables without 'best-before' date stickers in a bid to reduce the volume of food waste...

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