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EIC announces new partnership to drive clean economic growth

By |2018-10-15T10:09:27+01:00October 15th, 2018|EIC News|

Lancaster University has launched a partnership with the Environmental Industries Commission to support innovation and grow business which reduces carbon emissions and delivers clean growth. The partnership will support businesses which are working on ideas, developments and innovations which could cut energy use and waste. The recent IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5O

The rise and rise of green politics

By |2019-03-18T12:26:04+00:00August 16th, 2018|Staff posts|

Written by EIC Director Matthew Farrow  Nearly 20 years ago, in the 1989 European elections, the Green Party won 14% of the vote.  At the time many felt that this heralded the start of the environment becoming a permanent fixture in British politics, but in fact it was something of a high watermark for

EIC Responds to the Clean Air Strategy consultation

By |2018-10-18T11:36:22+01:00August 16th, 2018|EIC News|

On the 14th August, EIC responded to the government's consultation on its Clean Air Strategy. EIC's key recommendations to government were: Match the GLA’s hyper local monitoring system at a national level to improve public awareness of air pollution. Fund the display of visible public information on real-time air quality for public places. Enshrine the

EIC Responds to the Environmental Governance & Principles consultation

By |2018-10-18T11:38:51+01:00August 6th, 2018|EIC News|

On 2nd August, EIC responded to the government's consultation on 'Environmental Governance & Principles after EU Exit' EIC's key suggestions to government were: The Government through Parliament should set the scale of the nation’s environmental ambition, with the consequent targets and milestones enshrined in law. The proposed environmental body is a welcome development, but requires

Five suggestions for the Waste & Resources Strategy

By |2018-10-18T11:41:26+01:00June 25th, 2018|Staff posts|

One of the many government strategies promised to us over the past year has been a Waste & Resources Strategy. Only a year ago many EIC members in this field were bemoaning the lack of government leadership in this field, yet now we have an assortment of resources-related targets in the 25 Year Environmental Plan

EIC launches new report on non-domestic energy efficiency policy

By |2018-06-13T09:46:26+01:00June 13th, 2018|EIC News|

FAILURE TO ENFORCE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS IS SYMPTOMATIC OF A BROKEN REGULATORY FRAMEWORK, SAYS EIC Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) warns of weaknesses in the regulatory framework designed to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings and argues that Brexit should act as a spur to rethink the right combination of policies to reform enforcement systems in

EIC responds to announcement of Clean Air Strategy

By |2018-05-22T09:15:04+01:00May 22nd, 2018|EIC News|

Today the government announced that Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, would be launching a new Clean Air Strategy to combat Britain's harmful air pollution. Matthew Farrow, EIC Executive Director, said: The draft Strategy is right to focus on protecting public health and the target of halving the number of people exposed to PM

EIC renews ties with Contamination Expo

By |2018-04-30T10:53:22+01:00April 26th, 2018|Press release|

The Environmental Industries Commission is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with the Contamination Expo Series. This highly anticipated event will be taking place on 12 & 13 September at the NEC Birmingham, the show’s brand-new location for 2018. The Contamination Expo Series is a great opportunity for environmental professionals seeking the latest in strategies,