Articles from Transform May 2016

Shaking up the system

We are now just weeks from switching on our new membership structure.

A global purpose: part 2 - people

In part two of her series on the sustainable development goals, Penny Walker looks at the role of business in helping to cut hunger and promote health...

Smarter ways to live

Catherine Early finds out whether ig data' can help cities solve environmental problems

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...

Ballot on ISO 14007

ISO is balloting on whether to develop a new guidance standard to support organisations in determining and communicating the costs and benefits of the...

CEN climate standard

A guide to addressing climate change in product standards has been published by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).

Ailing steel sector to get help

Government support for buyers of Tata Steel's UK operations could include funds to improve energy efficiency and environmental protection measures.

Business plans

A latest of the latest business news, including Ford, Heinken and JP Morgan Chase.

IEMA evidence cited by MPs in EU policy report

IEMA evidence cited by MPs in EU policy report IEMA evidence was widely quoted in a report on the UK's role in Europe published last month by the Hous...

Perfect storm II report to launch at EdieLive

IEMA's next major report will be unveiled at one of the UK's largest industry events this month.

Renewal fees frozen in 2016

IEMA has announced a freeze in membership renewal fees for 2016.

Investors key to achieving SDGs

Institutional investors have a critical role to play in achieving the 17 UN sustainable development goals, according to a report from Share Action.

Millennials placing values ahead of company profits

Young workers feel that most companies are focused only on making money, and there are distinct differences in what they believe the purpose of busine...

Reports ignore ecological limits

Sustainability reports rarely refer to ecological limits and few firms set targets based on concepts such as planetary boundaries, climate tipping poi...

Internal carbon pricing urged

Businesses have been urged to use an internal price of carbon to prepare for climate change impacts.

New thresholds stop EIA on planned concrete plant

Plans to build a concrete plant in Somerset can forgo an environmental impact assessment, a council has decided.

EIA research

Latest research in environmental impact assessment.

EIA practice update with IEMA’s Josh Fothergill

IEMA's proportionate EIA summit delivered a great day of engagement and discussion among a range of stakeholders from the EIA community.

The potential for green gas

Transform gas to decarbonise heating and hot water in the UK.

Case law - NPPF’s presumption of sustainable development

A High Court ruling on the presumption in favour of sustainable development.

Decoupling evidence grows

Twenty-one countries are reducing carbon emissions while growing their economies, the World Resources Institute (WRI) said.

A hive of activity

John Barwise talks to those involved in the ever expanding IEMA impact assessment network

Supplier finance linked to sustainability rating

Puma is partnering with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to provide financial incentives to improve the environmental and social performanc...

Full Brexit could decimate environmental regulation

Leaving the EU could lead to huge gaps in environmental law, the former chief executive of the Environment Agency Baroness Young fears.

Waterloo sunrise

Paul Suff finds out how sustainability is underpinning a project to raise capacity on the Wessex rail lines

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