Monthly Archives: October 2021

EIC reacts to Autumn Budget

By |2021-10-28T14:58:11+01:00October 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Yesterday’s Autumn Budget was – as is often the case – full of announcements  but understanding which were new and which were previously announced funds was sometimes difficult. From a mainstream media perspective, coverage has focused on the spending pledges to the NHS, tweaks to universal credit, and the ever popular cuts to alcohol

Making sense of the Net Zero strategy

By |2021-10-26T16:21:31+01:00October 26th, 2021|EIC News, Staff posts|

Matthew Farrow explores the four policy documents published ahead of COP26 and what their release means. Mirroring the proverbial London buses, last week the government published not one but four Net Zero policy documents in one day. These were: Net Zero strategy: Build back Greener, Heat & Buildings Strategy, Greening Finance and the Net Zero

Working for You in 2021

By |2021-10-26T11:37:45+01:00October 26th, 2021|EIC News|

EIC will be writing to all members soon outlining the renewals process for 2022. To help EIC articulate how we add value, we have created Working For You. The document explores how we supported members throughout the pandemic, how we’re helping them to build sustainable futures and creating opportunities for growth. Matthew Farrow, director

Are we missing a trick? How Brownfield can unlock levelling up

By |2021-10-20T20:07:13+01:00October 20th, 2021|EIC News, Staff posts|

For many years official policy has been to encourage brownfield development. It is easy to understand why – it makes the most of space that once had a useful purpose and can reinvigorate local communities by turning disused land into much needed homes, parks and commercial developments. At least that is the intention. The reality

We preview Build Better Now

By |2021-10-07T19:17:23+01:00October 7th, 2021|EIC News|

Ahead of COP26, the UK Green Building Council has shared details of Build Better Now, a virtual reality pavilion featuring 17 exemplary sustainable building projects. The online exhibition which launches later this month, will demonstrate opportunities for tackling the climate emergency while limiting the impact of our built environment as we move towards Net Zero. The project