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
EIC has joined the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), as well as members AECOM and WSP, in becoming the first signatories of Pledge to Net Zero. As governments around the world grapple with their own response to the climate and environmental emergency, the industry campaign is encouraging all organisations who work in the
Parag Rastogi from arbnco Ltd, will explore Smart Cities at the upcoming Green Data Conference next week. Read his blog below, to find out more about his views on smart cities. The term “smart cities” is a much (ab)used word, as summarised by this article from the Centre for Cities, and resources cited therein.
It’s early days yet, but there are some initial positive signs for environmental policy in the new prime minister’s governmental appointments, says Matthew Farrow. To say that Boris Johnson has hit the ground running as the new prime minister is something of an understatement. We’ve seen a brutal cabinet makeover, the recall of controversial
The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), the trade association for the environmental technology and services sector, is working with EIC member Ramboll’s Environment & Health team to prepare a report on the extent to which new innovation will be needed to deliver the Government’s flagship 25 Year Environment Plan. Commenting on the work, EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow said:
Read EIC's response to the Inquiry into the Environment Bill, jointly set up by the Environment Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee. Click here.
EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow commented on the Budget announcement of 29th October 2018: "The environmental content of the Budget was focused on plastics – its important that this issue does not suck up all the political airtime available for green issues. That said, the proposal for a tax on plastic packaging with less than
The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) has today published a review of the latest research into the effectiveness of photo-catalytic treatments (PCTs) in reducing local air pollutants. The report, commissioned by EIC and carried out global top-ten university Imperial College London, analyses all published results of trials of PCTs and includes modelling analysis by Imperial and
Please see here to read EIC's recommendations for the 2018 Budget, to better protect the environment and promote the growth of the green economy. To summarise our proposals: Environmental taxation should form a coherent framework which encourages businesses to act in a sustainable manner. There are numerous examples of the current environmental tax system creating
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