EICUKadmin

About EICUKadmin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far EICUKadmin has created 29 blog entries.

Heathrow, Net Zero and the infrastructure strategy

By |2020-03-10T16:04:45+00:00March 10th, 2020|EIC News|

New webinar explores the impact of the court of appeal ruling on your project. The reverberations from the court of appeal’s decision to pause Heathrow expansion are being felt across our sector and wider industry. Following the legal precedent set by this decision, we have seen new cases being brought before the courts, notably

EIC blogs on Environmental Net Gain at Edie

By |2020-03-13T15:40:42+00:00March 5th, 2020|EIC News|

Read the thoughts of the chair of our taskforce on Natural Capital in a blog on sustainable business website, Edie. He has written around the latest EIC report, Delivering Environmental Net Gain. In his piece, Robert Spencer, Director of Sustainable Development at AECOM explores how environmental net gain relates to natural capital and ecosystem

EIC joins sister organisation ACE to launch Net Zero campaign

By |2020-03-13T15:41:40+00:00March 4th, 2020|EIC News|

How society responds to the Net Zero challenge is the biggest question of our time. The government has committed the UK to cutting greenhouse emissions to net zero and in doing so is playing its part in capping global heating at 1.5 degrees, thus mitigating the worst effects of climate change. How we design,

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

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) launches Natural Capital Tool

By |2020-03-13T15:55:09+00:00January 31st, 2020|EIC News|

Alistair Johnson from DEFRA, attended the recent report launch, Delivering Environmental Net Gain report where he introduced the new Enabling a Natural Capital Approach tool (ENCA). The online tool is intended to help policy makers, businesses, landowners and public sector organizations make better planning decisions in order to protect and to boost natural capital.

Report launch – Delivering Environmental Net Gain

By |2020-03-13T15:56:34+00:00January 31st, 2020|EIC News|

This week EIC released Delivering Environmental Net Gain at an event hosted by Robert Spencer, Chairman of the EIC Natural Capital Task force and Director of Sustainable development at AECOM. Attendees included SUEZ, DEFRA, Jacobs, HBF, Conservative Environment Network and Taylor Wimpey discuss the priorities for delivering environmental net gain. Abstract from Report: ‘The

Net Zero taskforce launched with experts from ACE and EIC membership bases

By |2020-01-28T17:06:39+00:00January 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Business leaders from the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) have joined forces for a new campaign to analyse how we can redesign UK infrastructure to enable us to reach Net Zero by 2050. Chaired by Sarah Prichard of ACE member BuroHappold, a joint Net Zero Taskforce will bring

Nominations now open for the C&E Awards – Net Zero Initiative of the Year category

By |2020-03-13T16:17:15+00:00January 20th, 2020|EIC News|

The annual Consultancy and Engineering Awards organised by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) celebrate the outstanding achievements of our industry and champion the best people, initiatives and companies from the world of engineering and consultancy. Taking place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday 4 June 2020, the ceremony is