Articles from Transform September 2016

Tackling foul play

Rosa Richards reports on how to ensure water sensors are kept clean from fouling and remain monitoring effectively

Refreshing the beer industry

Heineken claims to have developed the world's first large-scale, zero-carbon brewery. David Burrows reports

SDGs: Protecting the earth’s life-support systems

Penny Walker looks at how firms are working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and to protect land-based ecosystems in part four of our series o...

14001: 2015 – lessons from the early adopters

Marek Bidwell talks to four organisations that were among the first to achieve the revised standard

‘Doing sustainability’

The fourth most common lie?

The natural capital movement has come far

Valuing nature is an advanced test for sustainability leaders.

IEMA publishes new CPD policy and benefits map

Learning is a lifelong practice that supports a professional's work and the influence they can exercise. Having the right development opportunities an...

Bookings are open for new IEMA Brexit and ISO 14001 workshops

With continuing uncertainty around Brexit and this month marking one year since the launch of ISO 14001: 2015, IEMA is holding a series of policy upda...

Last chance to achieve MIEMA in 2016

Members seeking to upgrade to Full membership this year have a last chance to apply by using two special incentives, although time is running out.

Case law - sustainable development and planning

The Court of Appeal has determined what is meant by the concept of sustainable drainage principles.

BEIS and Defra finalise ministerial remits

Ministerial portfolios have been confirmed at the new Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), with Ruislip, Northwood and Pi...

Scotland and Wales move ahead with amending EIA

The Scottish and Welsh governments are pressing ahead with consultations on transposing the amended Environmental Impact Assessment Directive into nat...

BSI to maintain EU standards

British standards body BSI has confirmed that it will seek to continue to participate in the European standardisation system after the UK leaves the E...

Public supports increased spending on environment

Two-thirds (67%) of Europeans want the EU to spend more on protecting the environment and more than half (52%) believe current action is insufficient,...

Free fleet advice

Research commissioned by the Energy Saving Trust suggests that medium-sized enterprises in England could save £1bn a year it they sent drivers on fuel...

Natural capital focus shifts

Companies are looking for commercial opportunities from the natural environment rather than be reactive to risks as they arise, according to a study b...

Bosses support decarbonisation

Members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) overwhelmingly believe the UK needs to decarbonise its energy use to mitigate the effects of climate chang...

Business plans - September

A round up of the latest environmental business news including Virgin Media, UPS and Apple.

Sepa on track to meet its 2020 targets

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) reduced its greenhouse-gas emissions by 13.6% in 20156, taking the regulator more than halfway to it...

Government departments give London City airport expansion the green light

A £344m expansion of London City Airport has been given the go-ahead.

Impact assessment update with Josh Fothergill

EIA transposition going ahead in Scotland and Wales; European Commission issues guidance; World Bank publishes new policy; and water and impact assess...

World Bank completes safeguarding policy

The World Bank has approved a new environmental and social framework it says will strengthen protection for people and the environment in projects it ...

Say hello to the future of the profession

New IEMA steering group of young sustainability professionals introduces itself to the membership.

US regulator agrees settlements

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) have reached a $177m settlement with Enbridge Energy for oil spills i...

Latest IEMA 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...

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