With the confirmation of a General Election taking place on Thursday 4th July, IEMA will be calling for specific policy asks during the campaigning period and engaging with the proceedings, looking at ways that sustainability, the environment and green skills and jobs can and must be prioritised.

"Putting the right policies and support in place for the development of a burgeoning green jobs and skills pipeline in the UK is fundamental if we are to put the UK’s economy onto a more sustainable footing."
IEMA's Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Ben Goodwin

IEMA POLITICAL PARTY MANIFESTO REVIEW


IEMA reviews the Labour manifesto for the 2024 General Election


The Labour Party launched their manifesto in Manchester today. Following the IEMA analysis of the Lib Dem, Tory and Green Party manifestos, Ben Goodwin, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at IEMA, looks at what the Labour Party has prioritised in relation to the sustainability agenda.

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IEMA reviews the Green Party manifesto for the 2024 General Election


The Green Party manifesto for the upcoming election contains many of the themes you might expect and few surprises, but also some quite bold ideas that have the potential to deliver a green economy and a £40bn investment plan per year to do this. IEMA's Policy and Engagement lead on biodiversity and natural capital, Lesley Wilson discusses.

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IEMA reviews the Conservatives manifesto for the 2024 General Election


The Conservatives have become the second party to launch their programme for government, which they will be aiming to deliver should they win the election on the 4th of July. In this blog, Ben Goodwin, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at IEMA, pulls out some of the relevant pledges set down within the document and looks at how they compare with what the Institute would like to see the next government prioritise.

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IEMA reviews the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the 2024 General Election


The Liberal Democrats have taken the plunge and become the first of the major political parties in this general election campaign to launch their party manifesto. IEMA’s Senior Policy and Engagement Lead Chloë Fiddy looks at how their policies stack up in terms of the environment and sustainability.

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News: IEMA sets out 18 policy asks for the next Government

The next Government must commit to delivering the Green Jobs Plan – that was due to be published in a matter of weeks – says the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA).


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News: With Green Skills Gap looming – Green Jobs must be a key focus of the next government

Green jobs must be a priority of any new government with growing green skills top of that agenda, says IEMA.


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Blog: Prime Minister calls General Election - how will IEMA be engaging?

Following rumours that began swirling earlier today that the Prime Minister was set to call a General Election imminently, it has now been confirmed that this will take place on Thursday 4th July. In this short blog Ben Goodwin, IEMA's Director of Policy and Public Affairs, explains what the Institute will be calling for during the campaigning period and how we will be engaging during it.


Webinar: Priorities for the sustainability agenda following the General Election

This event will enable attendees to understand IEMA’s priorities for the sustainability agenda following the General Election and those of other representative organisations too.

Including views from:

- Aldersgate Group
- British Chambers of Commerce

We will also hear from PLMR, a UK-based public affairs firm that is engaged in sustainability issues.