Articles from Transform July 2016

Support structure

Nigel Leehane outlines how ISO 14001: 2015 can help organisations address sustainability

The end result

Garry Cornell outlines an approach to auditing that focuses on the outcome

All very revealing

Use of environmental product declaration in the construction sector is small but growing, reports Gordon Miller

SDG 3: Resources and consumption

Penny Walker looks at firms innovating to conserve resources and move society towards more sustainable consumption, in the third of our series on the ...

Adjusting to the new reality

Cuts to subsidies have made some question the business case for onsite renewables. But are they speaking too soon? Alex Marshall reports

My career: Lucy Candlin

Director, Planet & Prosperity

A powerful voice

One of things that makes me most proud to be chief executive of IEMA is members' ambition to get involved and have a voice.

Latest IEMA membership upgrades

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

In court - Agency secures first CBO

A Somerset builder has been given a five-year criminal behaviour order (CBO) and 150 hours of community service for illegal waste activities. It is th...

Case law - Alternative to a project harming heritage assets

In Whitby v Secretary of State for Transport & Ors, the Court of Appeal examined the manner in which an inspector and secretaries of state rejecte...

Laying down the law - Does ‘never volunteer for anything’ apply to environmental statements?

Sheridan Treger and Paul Grace on submitting environmental statements, even when the law does not require it.

Minister backs EU-level microbead ban

The government has strengthened its view on use of microbeads in cosmetics and toiletries and now supports a ban rather than a voluntary phase-out, ac...

Stemming the tide of microplastic pollution

The Environmental Audit Committee is putting pressure on firms using microbeads.

EIA practice update with IEMA’s Josh Fothergill

IEMA's guide on ensuring that EIAs maximise their ability to ensure promised mitigation is delivered post-consent will be unveiled during a webinar on...

The policy impact of Brexit

The referendum result raises significant questions for businesses, professionals and the public on environmental protection policy.

NEBOSH qualification results in IEMA membership

Graduates of two globally recognised environmental training courses are now eligible for IEMA's professional membership grades.

MPs call for SDG league table

International benchmarks should be developed to enable businesses to monitor and report their progress against the sustainable development goals (SDGs...

Consultants appointed for Manston Airport application

The company behind plans to reopen the Manston Airport in Kent has appointed consultancy Amec Foster Wheeler to conduct an EIA to support its applicat...

More action on soils required

The government must do more to protect soil health and Defra should reinstate funding for contaminated land remediation, a group of MPs has urged.

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