Articles from Transform November 2016

New IEMA board members confirmed at 2016 AGM

Three new non-executive directors Simon Catford, Eileen Donnelly and Paul Leinster (see panel) were appointed at IEMA's annual general meeting on 21 S...

Palm oil and deforestation

Meeting the sustainability challenge

Changes to recording CPD

IEMA has launched a new approach to continuing professional development (CPD), making the process mandatory and meaningful for all members with a prof...

New 14001: 2015 course for auditors

A course to support assessors to conduct effective audits for ISO 14001: 2015 is now available, with the first taking place this month.

Survey reveals value of IEMA membership

A poll on what members value about their IEMA membership received almost 1,000 responses from people in 60 countries.

Survey reveals value of IEMA membership

A poll on what members value about their IEMA membership received almost 1,000 responses from people in 60 countries.

Business plans

A round-up of the latest business news, including Starbucks, Panasonic and Schneider Electric.

Clean energy growth forecast boosted

The International Energy Agency has boosted its five-year growth forecast for renewables due to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost ...

Clean energy growth forecast boosted

The International Energy Agency has boosted its five-year growth forecast for renewables due to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost ...

REACH sector maps

Sector use maps are crucial to the efforts of authorities, industry and other stakeholders to ensure the safe use of chemicals, according to a joint a...

Holes in Scottish climate change data

Scotland needs to do more to ensure that measures to adapt to climate change are effective and that the risks are being adequately managed.

Aviation opts for offsets to curb emissions

A deal to halt the growth in carbon emissions from international flights has been agreed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Firms reporting indirect emissions

More FTSE 100 companies are disclosing information about indirect emissions, with almost half going beyond reporting those from business travel.

Companies to freeze HFC use

More than 400 global businesses have pledged to stop using hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a greenhouse gas found in aerosols, refrigerants and air-conditi...

Gateway to the world

Paul Suff visits a deep-water container port and logistics park in Essex to see how the development on the site of a former refinery tackled a myriad ...

Navigating some choppy waters

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth ask experts on coastal management what Brexit may bring

Firms act on modern slavery

Gordon Miller finds out how the UK construction sector is tackling human rights abuses in its supply chain

Unwrapping businesses

Environment law expert Colleen Theron provides a guide to the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive

Real, practical and useful

IEMA aims to provide more reassurance, learning and practical advice.

Latest 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...

Javid decision gives green light to fracking

Communities and local government secretary Sajid Javid has overturned Lancashire County Council's refusal to grant Cuadrilla permission to extract ons...

Impact assessment practice update with IEMA’s Josh Fothergill

Transposing the revised EIA Directive latest developments from across the UK

My career

Rob McCann, sustainable growth manager, Virgin Media

Case law - Inadequate reasons given for building in AONB

The Court of Appeal considers a challenge to planning permission for development in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).

IEMA unveils official recruitment partner

Shirley Parsons Associates is pleased to announce it has teamed up with IEMA to become official recruitment partner.

In court - November

A round-up of the latest court cases, including Plymouth City Council and Scottish Water Horizons.

One third of EU environmental law hard to transfer

Around one third of EU environmental laws will be difficult to transfer directly into UK law and will need new legislation or mechanisms to implement ...

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