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In the spotlight with Lord Deben. Book your place now.

By |2020-10-23T13:42:49+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Infrastructure Intelligence Live series of events continues on Wednesday 11 November at 3pm with a live interview with Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The CCC provides independent, expert advice about reducing greenhouse gas emissions to UK and devolved governments and reports progress towards meeting emissions targets to the UK parliament and parliaments in

EIC members can now access TAC services around apprenticeships for free

By |2020-10-15T14:08:19+01:00October 15th, 2020|EIC News|

The Technical Apprenticeship Consortium (TAC) has announced that it is pivoting its activity to become a ‘one stop’ resource on skills and apprenticeships. In practice, this means that any member of the Environmental industries Commission (EIC) that employs, or is thinking of employing, apprentices can now seek advice, support and guidance from TAC for

Switch to alternative fuels could save more than 1,250 lives a year, says new EIC research

By |2020-10-08T17:09:32+01:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Latest EIC report is out now! Download your copy today. Encouraging alternative low emission fuels such as Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as an interim measure on the road to an all-electric future could save more than 1,250 lives a year, according to the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) latest research released

EIC report launch: Alternative fuels

By |2020-10-02T16:27:10+01:00September 24th, 2020|EIC News|

EIC is delighted to invite all members, and those with an interest in alternative fuels, to the launch of its latest report, Alternative Fuels: Cutting dangerous air pollution faster on Wednesday 7 October at 11am. The report argues that while we wait for a purely all-electric future for our vehicles, there are a series

EIC launches collective Kickstart scheme

By |2020-09-25T19:37:30+01:00September 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently announced the Kickstart Scheme, a new £2 billion funded incentive to encourage young people into the workplace. The scheme will fund new six month job placements for young people who are currently on universal credit and ‘at risk’ of long-term unemployment. The scheme usually requires a minimum of 30 applicants.

Organising and collaborating to meet net zero challenge

By |2020-09-09T12:29:02+01:00September 9th, 2020|EIC News, Staff posts|

The Environmental Industries Commission, working with ACE, is leading the way in galvanising the industry and its stakeholders as they strive to achieve net zero in the infrastructure sector, says Poppy Kettle. Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of resilience within society and infrastructure, and there is a general consensus that more concentration needs to

Changes at EIC

By |2020-08-11T11:43:45+01:00August 11th, 2020|EIC News|

Refocusing our activity to continue to support you through the crisis. The exceptional times we are living through have meant we have to make some changes to how we operate. We have reassessed our offering and will work more closely with our sister organisation, ACE, to ensure we can continue to support our members

EIC lobbying wins for air quality in Scotland

By |2020-07-20T09:32:34+01:00July 17th, 2020|EIC News|

EIC work instrumental in securing investment to retrofit diesel buses. Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) lobbying has secured huge wins on air quality in Scotland with the widening of a scheme to breathe new life into older diesel buses. One half of an announcement which also focused on a new £10m fund for temporary bus

APPG on Air Pollution – Clean Air proposals for businesses

By |2020-07-16T10:53:29+01:00July 16th, 2020|EIC News|

The APPG on Air Pollution have an upcoming meeting on Monday 20th July at 4pm. In May, the group launched their Strategy to Reduce Coronavirus Infection, find out more here. The group’s secretariat is provided by the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC). EIC members are welcome to join the meeting, you can register here. The

Shovel-worthy projects needed to drive green recovery

By |2020-07-09T12:17:19+01:00July 9th, 2020|EIC News|

It is crucial that the right things happen to ensure that environmental standards don’t lose out in the rush to get construction back to work, says Matthew Farrow, Executive Director at EIC. For the last couple of years, the environmental movement has been riding high. As George Monbiot, a veteran left-leaning environmentalist put it: