Articles from Transform May 2017

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Declaring your data

Gordon Miller provides an update on environmental product declarations in the construction industry

Get ahead of the game

It is a good time to be looking for a new position; the market is full of environmental job opportunities.

Communication in an age of ‘fake news’

Professionals need to be diligent in all communications.

Environmental statements fall as applications rise

English local authorities received fewer environmental statements in 2016 despite the number of major planning applications increasing.

Marine energy project approved following EIA

Natural Resources Wales has given consent to the Holyhead Deep marine energy project west of Anglesey.

Laying down the law - dealing with some knotty problems

Simon Colvin looks at cases involving knoteweed and dual regulation.

GIB sold to Australian bank

The government has confirmed the sale of the Green Investment Bank to Macquarie.

Analysis - CO2 accounting can mislead

Organisations and the government need to consider how to make measurements of carbon emissions from buildings more dynamic to factor in when electrici...

Renewables reach record global capacity

A record level of renewable energy capacity was installed globally last year, even though investment in clean energy was 23% lower than in 2015.

UK decouples GDP and GHGs

The UK has been more successful than other high-income nations in decoupling reducing greenhouse gas emissions from economic growth, according to thin...

Business plans

A round-up of the latest business news including AzkoNobel, Britvic and Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Women rise at SocEnv

More than half (58%) of registrants to the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) in the first quarter of 2017 were female, the first time such a gender...

My career - Alex Martin

Senior regulatory consultant, Edif ERA

Waste not, want not

Energy and resource expert Niall Enright explains why efficiency efforts can sometimes flounder

Peace, justice, partnerships and corporate strategy

Action on building a peaceful, just society through the SDGs

In for the long haul

Aviation has long been climate change's bogeyman. Does a new agreement show the industry is tackling its impacts?

Power to the profession

A chance to shape IEMA's election response.

Bodies come together to produce guide on impact assessment for cultural heritage

IEMA, the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) are teaming up to produce guidance ...

Abolishing the unethical: IEMA supports new charter on modern slavery

IEMA has joined a coalition of leading construction sector institutions and associations, with the shared objective of raising awareness to eradicate ...

Sustainability and skills critical to success of UK’s industrial strategy

Investment in sustainability skills and lifelong-learning for the UK's workforce will prove crucial to the success of the UK's industrial strategy, ac...

Water company fined for two pollution offences in Devon

South West Water has been ordered to pay more than £150,000 after two separate prosecutions for polluting a stream and a beach in Devon.

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