Monthly Archives: May 2021

Pledge to Net Zero passes 100 milestone

By |2021-05-20T14:45:12+01:00May 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The Pledge to Net Zero has signed up more than 100 companies to the initiative which was created to enable those working in the environmental services sector to take a leadership role in the transition to a Net Zero carbon economy. Launched in late 2019, EIC is a founding partner alongside members AECOM and WSP in

Queen’s Speech announces return of the Environment Bill

By |2021-05-14T14:10:01+01:00May 14th, 2021|Press release|

Matthew Farrow, director of policy at the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) which represents the companies, large and small, working in the environmental technologies and services sector, said: “The unavoidable delay in the Environment Bill to allow for covid legislation was understandable, but the Government now has to make up for missed time over the

No quick fixes on the road to net zero

By |2021-05-14T13:56:24+01:00May 14th, 2021|EIC News|

Ministers must wean themselves off quick-fix policy announcements to address net zero and instead adopt a more coordinated approach, says Matthew Farrow. Everyone likes a round number, especially politicians, so no surprise that when Rishi Sunak announced the snappily named Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) last year he allocated exactly £1bn to it. Having said