Articles from Transform October 2019

Upcoming digital environmental assessment primer

Embracing innovation and digital' is one of IEMA's four strategic themes of action for proportionate EIA, and a growing number of EIA practitioners ar...

New guidance on the digital economy

The world is undergoing immense change. Climate change, population growth, threats to nature, resource concerns and global development pressure are al...

IEMA to visit careers fairs

Over the next few months, IEMA will be attending a selection of university careers fairs to ensure that graduates entering the environment and sustain...

IEMA at the RWM Expo

In September, we attended RWM – the UK's largest recycling and waste management exhibition.

Join us at this year's EMEX

EMEX is a leading UK energy exhibition and IEMA is again organising the Climate and Sustainability theatre for this year's event, which will be held a...

October: New regulations

The latest legislation, guidance and consultation.

Fines over Fenland water pollution

Pretoria Energy Company (Arable) Limited, a company that produces feedstock for a sister company's anaerobic digestion plants, admitted causing pollut...

Love Water' campaign launched

A campaign has been launched to encourage the UK public to help protect water resources for future generations. 'Love Water' is a campaign involving m...

Thames Water appeal against £2m fine dismissed

Thames Water Utilities Ltd appealed the £2m fine handed to it following a guilty plea to an environmental offence. The company was fined in December 2...

Changing of the guard

Diana Montgomery and Paul Leinster discuss how the sustainability profession has changed in recent years, and what IEMA's role will be going forward. ...

A new framework

Nick Blyth, John Dora and Lesley Wilson explain why it's so important for organisations to create adaptation plans – and introduce the new ISO 14090: ...

For the record

Dorry Price discusses how blockchain could help the UK transition to a low-carbon economy

Zeroing in on flaring

Harshit Agrawal looks at efforts to reduce the wasteful practice of 'gas flaring' during oil production

The landfill diaries

The UK will fall short of the EU target to recycle 50% of waste from households by 2020 – we're stuck at around 45%. However, we are on track to meet ...

October connect: Social and community news from IEMA

The IEMA community's news for October.

Burger King ditches plastic toys

Burger King will no longer give away plastic toys with children's meals at its UK stores, saving approximately 320 tonnes of single-use plastic waste ...

October quote unquote

Feedback on TRANSFORM September issue.

Agritech key to tackling poverty and climate shocks – World Bank

Agricultural technology is the key to eliminating poverty, meeting food demand and dealing with climate change, according to a new report from the Wor...

Keep calm and carry on

It has been an exciting couple of months for IEMA, not least because we've welcomed Paul Leinster as our new chair of the board of directors.

Technology could remove all excess CO2 by 2050

Humanity has the technology to permanently sequester all excess carbon dioxide by midway through this century, according to a report from the Foundati...

Oil and gas companies all undermining Paris Agreement

No major oil and gas firms are aligned with the Paris Agreement's ambition to limit global warming to 2°C, a study by the $15trn-backed Transition Pat...

Blockchain-based supply chain sustainability model hailed a success

A blockchain model has been shown to improve supply chain transparency and deliver earlier financing without increasing production costs.

Unilever achieves 100% renewable electricity

Unilever has taken another step towards its goal of carbon neutrality by 2030 after announcing that its facilities are now powered by 100% renewable e...

Gucci now entirely carbon neutral

Gucci has announced that it is now an entirely carbon neutral company after investing in organic fibres, renewable electricity, energy efficiency, and...

UK food security at risk

Nearly a fifth of the UK's fruit and vegetables come from countries threatened by climate breakdown, leaving Britain's food security at risk, MPs have...

Climate progress stalls

The rate of global decarbonisation has slowed to its lowest level since 2011 after four years of moderate progress, leaving the Paris Agreement's goal...

Brexit threatens EU climate action

A lack of faith between the UK and EU amid difficult Brexit negotiations risks future cooperation tackling climate change, research from the Universit...

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