Articles from Transform November 2020

Fast track to the future

The Rail Social Value Working Group explains the key role rail infrastructure can play as the UK 'builds back better' from COVID-19

Planning for bicycles: A ticket to ride

The inclusion of cycling has been baked into planning and developments for decades on the Continent – but the UK is trailing behind, says Pete Carvill

Getting ships into shape: Decarbonisation of shipping

Simon Bullock assesses the possible decarbonisation of the shipping industry

ESG ratings: A call for consistency

The case of Boohoo has led to more cries for harmonisation of ESG standards and ratings – but is this realistic? David Burrows reports

Raising the standard: sustainable investment

Rick Gould speaks to John Shideler and Hayden Morgan about why we need ISO's new sustainable investment standards, and what they will deliver

Seminal Work: Interview with Dr Vandana Shiva

Author, environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate Dr Vandana Shiva talks to IEMA CEO Sarah Mukherjee

Case law: Waste appeal against confiscation orders allowed in part

An appeal was allowed in part in the case of Environment Agency v Ryder. The appeal involved the owners of a waste management site appealing against c...

Gloucester waste site director ordered to pay back more than £179,000

An illegal waste company director, Barry Connally, has been ordered to pay back over £179,000, obtained through proceeds of crime from his unlawful op...

Planting seeds

Dorry Price of IEMA Futures examines the growing market for green investments

New regulations: November

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

Distanced learning

Marek Bidwell shares what he learned while teaching his first online course

Quote,unquote: November

Feedback on TRANSFORM October issue.

Boosting diversity within the profession

Three years ago, a Policy Exchange survey identified the environment and sustainability sector as the second-least diverse among 202 professions in th...

Planning and EIA reform

On 6 August the UK government released its Planning for the Future consultation and White Paper, aiming to overhaul the planning system with the most ...

Impact Assessment Network Steering Group Recruitment

Are you an impact assessment professional looking to shape the profession and drive environmental change?

IEMA response to sustainable finance standard

Financial activities have a vital role to play in the transition to a sustainable global economy

Trust in sustainability reporting hits record high

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) research in 27 markets has found that trust in how companies communicate sustainability performance has increased to...

Investor coalition unveils climate targets

A group of 30 investors with $5trn in assets under management has agreed to a series of decarbonisation targets that will align their portfolios with ...

Connect: November social and community news

Social and community news from IEMA.

US oil majors 'way behind' Europeans in energy transition

US oil and gas majors are lagging well behind their European counterparts in adapting their business models for the worldwide energy transition to net...

Alternative fuels could save over 1,250 lives a year

Adopting low-emission fuels for vehicles and machinery now could save more than 1,250 lives in the UK every year, analysis by Environmental Industries...

The packaging diaries

Frozen food specialist Iceland grabbed headlines recently when its MD Richard Walker called for all supermarkets to publish their plastic packaging da...

Room of our own: creating women-friendly cities

Author Leslie Kern speaks to Kathryn Manning about creating women-friendly cities

Time for a rethink?

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