Monthly Archives: February 2020

EIC responds to Scottish Government Low Emission Zone consultation

By |2020-03-13T15:43:54+00:00February 25th, 2020|EIC News|

EIC has responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Low Emission Zone regulations and guidance. EIC welcomes Scotland’s LEZ ambition, but believe the scope needs to be extended, and the enforcement regime strengthened if it is to be successful. For example, the LEZ’s remit should be extended to more explicitly cover Transport Refrigeration Units

Calls to go beyond “biodiversity net gain” and introduce “environmental net gain”

By |2020-03-13T15:46:17+00:00February 5th, 2020|Press release|

In a report published today, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) argues for the introduction of “Environmental Net Gain”, building on the concept of Biodiversity Net Gain currently enshrined in the Environment Bill, to also include wider improvements in Natural Capital. The group, which represents the businesses which deliver environmental solutions, is calling on