Articles from Transform February 2020

Consolidating against corruption

Colleen Theron discusses human rights legislation and the practical steps an organisation can take to link their anti-bribery compliance with modern s...

Severn Trent donates to charity following sewage discharge

Severn Trent Water Ltd has paid £226,000 to the Trent Rivers Trust following a sewage pollution incident.

Appeal dismissed against environmental permit decision

A local action group appealed to the Crown Court after its claim for judicial review was dismissed when it challenged the validity of an environmental...

February: connect: Social and community news from IEMA

The IEMA community's news for February.

Sustainability Leaders Forum: 'What makes a sustainability leader?'

On 12 December 2019, IEMA Fellows and full members, together with other experienced sustainability professionals, gathered for the biannual Sustainabi...

December: New regulations

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

The 2020 agenda

The policy and legislative outlook for 2020 will see significant developments from a sustainability perspective.

PSC seeks new committee members

Following on from Professional Standards Committee (PSC) chair Shaun McCarthy article in November's Transform about the importance of rigorous standar...

Sustainable finance records smashed

According to data from BloombergNEF (BNEF), record levels of green bonds, loans and other forms of sustainable debt – $465bn – were issued last year, ...

BlackRock joins Climate Action 100+

BlackRock – the world's largest asset manager – has joined the Climate Action 100+ investor engagement scheme to help align investee companies' emissi...

Quorn introduces carbon labelling

Quorn has become the first global meat-free brand to introduce carbon footprint labelling on its products to help customers understand the environment...

Colgate unveils recyclable toothpaste tube

Colgate-Palmolive has become the first toothpaste brand to launch a recyclable tube, and has said it will share the innovative product design with com...

2020 vision: The year ahead

As a sustainability professional, I have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of 2020; there is so much happening this year and I can't recall our ag...

Climate change dominates top global risks in 2020

Climate change is linked to all of the most likely long-term risks facing humanity during the next decade, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned f...

Green stimulus needed to tackle next recession

The UK government should learn from past mistakes and invest heavily in the green economy when the next recession hits, the New Economics Foundation (...

Power of persuasion

Is positivity and community more effective than guilt for nudging people in the right direction? Elisabeth Jeffries reports

The Greta Effect

Young Reporters for the Environment is helping to create the next generation of sustainability journalists. Chris Seekings reports

The chemical cure?

The final piece of the recycling jigsaw, or a toxic pseudo-solution? David Burrows reports on chemical recycling

A different class

We need to radically change the way we teach sustainability in schools, says Ann Finlayson, in conversation with Huw Morris

COP25: the outcomes

Nick Blyth reports back from COP25, including headline outcomes and updates on IEMA's contributions

New year diaries

The start of a new decade has us flicking through our personal archives. What were we doing in 2010? Who were we working for? What were our resolution...

Bovine hormones: Unpalatable prospects

Sally Best investigates whether a post-Brexit relaxation on the use of bovine hormones could affect public health in the UK

Awards spotlight: WHEB Asset Management

Seb Beloe, head of research and partner at the company, talks about the investment industry's future and winning IEMA's Sustainable Finance Award

Gas leaks

Paul Reeve considers the compelling arguments for and against banning sulphur hexafluoride

Road to rebellion

Environmental lawyer-turned-activist Farhana Yamin talks to Chris Seekings about her journey from drafting international climate treaties to breaking ...

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