Articles from Transform May 2014

Better foundations for new builds

Paul Davidson on what the new Part L means for those working in the construction industry

Bringing BREEAM up to date

Yetunde Abdul highlights the main changes in the new standard for non-domestic buildings

Last chance for the 'greenest government'

The Aldersgate Group argues that it is not too late for the self-styled 'greenest government' to shift the UK to a more sustainable economy

Markets for the future?

One year on Paul Suff hears about progress on the recommendations put forward by the ecosystem markets taskforce

Business plans: Unilever, British Gas Business & RBS

the environmentalist gives a round up of environment management news from companies including Unilever, British Gas Business and RBS

Tokyo named smartest city

Tokyo, London and New York are the world's "smartest cities", according to academics examining the long-term sustainability of major cities

Decc shines new light on solar PV

Around 250,000 hectares of south-facing roofs on commercial buildings in the UK could soon be producing electricity from solar photovoltaic (PV) panel...

Global focus: Germany

Fred Wenke calls on all politicians to learn from the German example of using ISO 50001 certification in energy policy

Net positive' future defined

Demonstrating positive impacts on the environment and society is the key for long-term business success, finds a new report from Forum for the Future,...

Committee issues call to action on nature

The UK must act now to manage natural capital better and ensure greater demand for food, housing and transport does not adversely impact the environme...

Case law: Retrospective approval of pre-building conditions

Jen Hawkins from LexisPSL outlines a recent High Court case that demonstrates local authorities can discharge pre-commencement conditions retrospectiv...

Death to 1,000 cuts

Richard Walsh argues that problems with regulation tend to arise because rules are often poorly understood, rather than "red tape"

Auditing the human element

The ability to understand people and to establish a good rapport is essential for effective audits, says Shoeb Khan

Legal brief: The safe way to depart

Ross Fairley considers what companies need to do to correctly decommission or close a permitted site

IEMA 'delight' as mandatory carbon reporting escapes Defra review

IEMA has voiced satisfaction that the latest proposals from the environment department no longer include an examination of mandatory greenhouse-gas (G...

London signing marks official start of the IEMA-GACSO relationship

After the event last month celebrating IEMA officially taking over the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO), the Institute ...

Institute announces conference dates for 2014

IEMA announces that it is to host three major conferences examining sustainability, resource management and environment management practice

Policy: Mandatory reporting - safe for now

Policy and practice lead Nick Blyth on the government's "smarter regulation" agenda and the escape of mandatory GHG reporting

Trainers identify need for sustainability solutions

At a recent meeting of its approved training providers, IEMA explored the worldwide demand for environment and sustainability training, and discussed ...

Membership fees changing on 1 June

IEMA's membership joining and renewal fees are set to rise by £2 a year

Update your contact details

IEMA reminds its members to make sure their contact details are correct

May's successful IEMA members

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

EU must act on food waste

European-wide targets, tax breaks and a shift away from the waste hierarchy could help to reduce the 90 million tonnes of food wasted each year across...

HS2 needs to go further

Better safeguards are needed to minimise the harmful environmental impacts of HS2, the environmental audit committee has warned

EMAS helpdesk is under new management

A new consortium of environment management and communications experts has taken over the management of the online helpdesk for EMAS

Getting on track with energy

the environmentalist finds out how Arriva Trains Wales is using smart meters to cut energy use and CO2 emissions

In parliament: Taking stock of the 'greenest' government

Green MP Caroline Lucas says that the UK's self-proclaimed "greenest government ever" is failing to address threats to nature or deal with climate cha...

Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amend) Regs 2014

The Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amendment) Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 May 2014

Polluting firm ignored own management system

Waste treatment business Eco Oil has been fined £30,000 after staff at its Ipswich plant failed to follow the site's management system and allowed oil...

Mandatory CSR for EU firms

Around 6,000 European businesses will soon be required to report environment and diversity data in their annual reports under new legislation formally...

Planning (Compensation) (Wales) Regs 2014

The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (Wales) Regulations 2014 came into force on 28 April 2014

Planning (Permitted Development) (Wales) Order 2014

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2014 came into force on 28 April 2014

Foul smells cost composting firm £13k

Eco Sustainable Services, a Dorset-based processor of organic waste, has been fined £7,400 and ordered to pay £6,100 in costs after repeatedly breachi...

Commonwealth games flies flag for resources

Glasgow airport and the SECC are among the first companies to sign up to a new voluntary scheme aimed at boosting resource efficiency backed by Glasgo...

Town & Country Planning (Revocations) Regs 2014

The Town and Country Planning (Revocations) Regulations 2014 came into force on 14 April 2014

Smoke Control Areas (Fireplaces) (Wales) Order 2014

The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Wales) Order 2014 came into force on 11 April 2014

Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Wales) Regs

The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Wales) Regulations 2014 came into force on 11 April 2014

Directive 2014/43/EU - tractors

European Directive 2014/43/EU on agricultural vehicles came into force on 10 April 2014

EU Reg 256/2014 on energy infrastructure

EU Regulation 256/2014 on energy infrastructure came into force on 9 April 2014

Domestic RHI Scheme Regs 2014

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014 came into force on 9 April 2014

August - September 2021
Transform August September 2021 View online
June - July 2021
Transform June July 2021 View online
April - May 2021
Transform April May 2021 cover View online
February - March 2021
Transform February/March 2021 View online
December 2020 - January 2021
Transform December 2020/January 2021 cover View online
November 2020
Transform November 2020 cover View online
October 2020
Transform October 2020 cover View online
September 2020
Transform September 2020 cover View online
July - August 2020
Transform July August 2020 View online
June 2020
Transform June 2020 cover View online
May 2020
Transform May 2020 View online
April 2020
Transform April 2020 View online
March 2020
Transform March 2020 View online
February 2020
Transform February 2020 cover View online
December 2019 - January 2020
Transform December 2019 January 2020 View online
November 2019
Nov TRANSFORM front cover View online
October 2019
October TRANSFORM front cover View online
September 2019
Sept TRANSFORM cover View online
July - August 2019
TRANSFORM July Aug 2019 front cover View online
June 2019
TRANSFORM June 2019 front cover View online
May 2019
May TRANSFORM front cover View online
April 2019
April 2019 TRANSFORM front cover View online
March 2019
March TRANSFORM Front cover View online
February 2019
Feb 19 transform front cover View online
December 2018 - January 2019
Transform Dec 2018 Jan 2019 View online
November 2018
Transform November 2018 View online
October 2018
Transform October 2018 View online
September 2018
Transform September 2018 View online
July - August 2018
Transform July August 2018 View online
June 2018
Transform June 2018 View online
May 2018
Transform May 2018 View online
April 2018
Transform April 2018 View online
March 2018
Transform March 2018 View online
February 2018
Transform February 2018 View online
December 2017 - January 2018
Transform December 2017 View online
November 2017
Transform November 2017 View online
October 2017
Transform October 2017 View online
September 2017
Transform September 2017 View online
July - August 2017
Environmentalist July August 2017 View online
June 2017
Environmentalist June 2017 View online
May 2017
Environmentalist May 2017 View online
April 2017
Environmentalist April 2017 placeholder View online
March 2017
Environmentalist March 2017 View online
February 2017
Environmentalist February 2017 View online
January 2017
Environmentalist January 2017 View online
December 2016
Environmentalist December 2016 View online
November 2016
Environmentalist November 2016 View online
October 2016
Environmentalist October 2016 View online
September 2016
Environmentalist September 2016 View online
August 2016
Environmentalist August 2016 View online
July 2016
Environmentalist July 2016 View online
June 2016
Environmentalist June 2016 View online
May 2016
Environmentalist May 2016 View online
April 2016
Environmentalist April 2016 View online
March 2016
Environmentalist March 2016 View online
February 2016
Environmentalist February 2016 View online
January 2016
Environmentalist January 2016 View online
December 2015
Environmentalist December 2015 View online
November 2015
Environmentalist November 2015 View online
October 2015
Environmentalist October 2015 View online
September 2015
Environmentalist September 2015 View online
August 2015
Environmentalist August 2015 View online
July 2015
Environmentalist July 2015 View online
June 2015
Environmentalist June 2015 View online
May 2015
Environmentalist May 2015 View online
April 2015
Environmentalist April 2015 View online
March 2015
Environmentalist March 2015 View online
February 2015
Environmentalist February 2015 View online
January 2015
Environmentalist January 2015 View online
December 2014
Environmentalist December 2014 View online
November 2014
Environmentalist November 2014 View online
October 2014
Environmentalist October 2014 View online
September 2014
Environmentalist September 2014 View online
August 2014
Environmentalist August 2014 View online
July 2014
Environmentalist July 2014 View online
June 2014
Environmentalist June 2014 View online
May 2014
Environmentalist May 2014 View online
April 2014
Environmentalist April 2014 View online
March 2014
Environmentalist March 2014 View online
February 2014
Environmentalist February 2014 View online
January 2014
Environmentalist January 2014 View online
December 2013
Environmentalist December 2013 View online
November 2013
Environmentalist November 2013 View online
October 2013
Environmentalist October 2013 View online
September 2013
Environmentalist September 2013 View online
August 2013
Environmentalist August 2013 View online
July 2013
Environmentalist July 2013 View online
June 2013
Environmentalist June 2013 View online
May 2013
Environmentalist May 2013 View online
April 2013
Environmentalist April 2013 View online
March 2013
Environmentalist March 2013 View online
February 2013
Environmentalist February 2013 placeholder View online
January 2013
Environmentalist January 2013 View online
December 2012
Environmentalist December 2012 View online
November 2012
Environmentalist November 2012 View online
October 2012
Environmentalist October 2012 View online
September 2012
Environmentalist September 2012 View online
August 2012
Environmentalist August 2012 View online
July 2012
Environmentalist July 2012 View online
June 2012
Environmentalist June 2012 View online
May 2012
Environmentalist May 2012 View online
April 2012
Environmentalist April 2012 View online
March 2012
Environmentalist March 2012 View online
February 2012
Environmentalist February 2012 View online
January 2012
Environmentalist January 2012 View online
December 2011
Environmentalist December 2011 View online
November 2011
Environmentalist November 2011 View online
October 2011
Environmentalist October 2011 View online
September 2011
Environmentalist September 2011 View online
August 2011
Environmentalist August 2011 View online
July 2011
Environmentalist July 2011 View online
June 2011
Environmentalist June 2011 View online
May 2011
Environmentalist May 2011 View online
April 2011
Environmentalist April 2011 View online
March 2011
Environmentalist March 2011 View online
February 2011
Environmentalist February 2011 View online
January 2011
Environmentalist January 2011 View online