Transform Magazine October 2019
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The world is undergoing immense change. Climate change, population growth, threats to nature, resource concerns and global development pressure are all combining to create a perfect storm of issues. With their impacts on businesses, economic prosperity, communities, health and wellbeing, these problems represent a challenge for sustainability professionals.
Embracing innovation and digital' is one of IEMA's four strategic themes of action for proportionate EIA, and a growing number of EIA practitioners are seeking to implement innovation and digital working in practice. This includes the preparation of digital EIA reporting, of which several examples from live projects now exist.
Over the next few months, IEMA will be attending a selection of university careers fairs to ensure that graduates entering the environment and sustainability profession are equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools required to drive change in their workplace.
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 at London Excel on 27-28 November. Our Climate Change and Energy network has been instrumental in sourcing leading presentations.
Pretoria Energy Company (Arable) Limited, a company that produces feedstock for a sister company's anaerobic digestion plants, admitted causing pollution to watercourses in Emneth Hungate in Norfolk and Aldreth in Cambridgeshire. Both incidents were caused by silage liquor leaking from ag-bags and making its way into the watercourses. The ag-bags used by this company contained approximately 318 tonnes of silage.
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