Articles from Transform June 2017

Making the transition: A consultancy perspective

Kirsten McLaughlin provides an account of upgrading to the 14001: 2015 standard at WSP

How technology is tackling food waste

The commercial food industry is looking to technical innovation and online platforms to reduce waste, reports Samantha Lyster

Fuel for thought

Maxine Perella finds out how UK hauliers are attempting to drive down emissions

How to plan a successful career

John Barwise reviews IEMA's membership and professional development programmes and charts the career paths of several members

Beef with meat

David Burrows wonders whether people will go meat-free to save the planet

Supreme Court ruling on NPPF

The Supreme Court has clarified the interpretation of para 49 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the NPPF's relationship with the st...

Talking about impact assessment

For environmental statements, the future is online.

My career: Katie Anderton

Principal consultant, Temple Group

Latest member upgrades

IEMA would like to congratulate the following members on recently upgrading their membership.

Dealing with change

We cannot allow governmental short-sightedness to prevail.

New government is chance to secure sustainability in UK post-Brexit

The incoming UK government must put environment and sustainability at the heart of its policy and legislative programme, IEMA members have said.

IEMA Futures

What can we learn from the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales?

Procurement standard published to deliver sustainable outcomes

ISO 20400 is the world's first international standard to provide guidance on delivering sustainability objectives through supply chains.

IEMA publishes free EIA guides as the EU Directive is transposed into UK law

IEMA's policy experts have welcomed the arrival of vital amendments to the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive, which came into force a...

Sustainability and trade

Looking to the post-Brexit future.

Climate litigation rises

Climate change litigation cases have tripled globally since 2014, according to a report by the UN Environment Programme and the Sabin Center for Clima...

Contractors' insurance launched

Specialised insurance for environmental contractors has been launched by the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA).

Coal subsidies continue in EU

Governments across Europe are continuing to provide the coal industry with financial help, despite commitments to tackle climate change.

Transport disruption coming

A new report predicts that 95% of US passenger miles travelled in 2030 will be in on-demand autonomous electric vehicles owned by fleets not individua...

Into the unknown

New research published in Nature Climate Change shows how reducing carbon emissions can prevent billions of people from being exposed to unheard of ch...

Water firms urged to consider natural capital

The water industry must consider natural, social and human capital in addition to financial capital in its business planning if it is to address the c...

June business round-up

The latest business news from Unilever, Lego, Tesco and SAP.

Case law - court upholds decision to reject green belt plan

The High Court has dismissed a claim to quash the decision to refuse planning permission for a strategic rail freight interchange (SRFI) near Slough.

Appeal overcomes challenge to ‘deadly’ Scottish windfarms

Judges in Scotland have ruled that ministers did not act unlawfully when granting consents for four offshore wind farms in the North Sea.

Going digital

Paul Eijssen talks to the environmentalist about digital environmental impact statements and how they could transform assessments

Going digital

Paul Eijssen talks to the environmentalist about digital environmental impact statements and how they could transform assessments

Agency reviews OPRA scheme

The Environment Agency is reviewing the way it appraises sites that require environmental permits.

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