Articles from Transform October 2016

Survey results will shape future delivery

A survey to find out how members use, promote and value their membership closed at the end of September, and IEMA is set to share the results next mon...

Judicial review dismisses challenge to liner terminal

The High Court has dismissed a challenge to the planning permission granted for a proposed cruise liner terminal on the River Thames in south-east Lon...

Industry evidence programme pilots take shape

Collaborative project aims to make EIA more concise, accessible and transparent.

MPs outline role of environment in Brexit talks

Robin Walker will be responsible for environment matters in the new Department for Exiting the European Union (DEEU).

The Conservative Environment Network and Brexit

Making sure leaving the EU works for our environment.

Valuing wellbeing

The oil and gas sector should take an ecosystem services approach to environmental and social impact assessments, says Petrina Rowcroft

The dry lands

Is drought contributing to conflict? the environmentalist investigates

Contracting mistakes

Over the past year, at least four companies have received hefty fines after contractors made errors. How can others manage their contractors to avoid ...

Mind the gender gap

With women a minority in the environment profession, Samantha Lyster talks to leading IEMA figures on increasing their number

Supporting future leaders

The need to support tomorrow's professionals.

My career: David Robinson

Assurance services manager at Lucideon CICS

Latest member upgrades

We would like to congratulate the following members on recently upgrading their membership as part of their ongoing commitment to learning and profess...

IEMA member views on Brexit quoted in House of Commons report

IEMA members' perspectives on how the UK's air quality could be affected by the electorate's decision to leave the EU have been included in a House of...

Skills diversification is the key to a sustainable future

Creative communications can be used to build understanding and stimulate change.

Finding out what members want from Brexit

IEMA is engaging with members on the implications of Brexit.

Sewer block leaves Yorkshire Water with £380,000 bill

A round-up of the latest environmental legal cases including Yorkshire Water and Southern Water.

Case law - the special circumstances test

The court of appeal considers a failure to apply the special circumstances test.

Biodiversity net gain the way forward

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff has called for the public and private sector to do more to protect the UK's biodiversity.

Sustainability risks becoming an elite sector

The corporate responsibility and sustainability (CRS) profession is doing too little to aid social mobility, delegates at an industry debate were told...

World Bank puts a price on global air pollution

About 90% of the population in low and middle income countries are exposed to dangerous levels of ambient air pollution, which in 2013 cost the global...

Firms’ materiality scores poorly

Identifying materiality for sustainability reporting is increasingly important to businesses but most firms are some way from perfecting their approac...

Corporate offsetting survey launched

A survey to investigate the drivers behind corporate engagement in voluntary carbon offsetting and climate change mitigation strategies has been launc...

Business plans - October

A round-up of the latest business environment and sustainability plans, including Gillette, Tetra Pak and Electrolux.

Intelligent design

Steve Mustow looks at the potential implications of artificial intelligence for the environment profession

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