EIC News

EIC Responds to the Clean Air Strategy consultation

By |2018-08-16T13:13:26+00:00August 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 |2018-08-06T09:53:04+00:00August 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

Update on Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE

By |2018-06-20T09:54:10+00:00June 20th, 2018|EIC News|

  Further to our announcement a few weeks ago, we can now provide an update on the situation regarding our chairman. As you may remember, we shared the news that after 14 years at the helm of ACE, Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE was stepping down from his role as chief executive, as well as resigning

EIC launches new report on non-domestic energy efficiency policy

By |2018-06-13T09:46:26+00:00June 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+00:00May 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

A message about EIC’s chairman

By |2018-04-09T14:36:33+00:00March 27th, 2018|EIC News|

Dr. Nelson Ogunshakin OBE, EIC’s chairman and chief executive of EIC’s sister organisation the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has announced he is stepping down from both roles to become chief executive of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). ACE has already started the search for a new chief executive and has engaged the services of an executive

EIC Responds to the 25 Year Environment Plan

By |2018-03-09T11:41:42+00:00January 11th, 2018|EIC News|

EIC Executive Director, Matthew Farrow, said in response to the Prime Minister’s speech: Prime Ministerial speeches on the environment are an endangered species, so it is very welcome to hear Theresa May emphasise the crucial importance of the environment, the number of green jobs, the interdependence of economic growth and environmental progress, and the scourge of plastic