We’re looking for EIC members interested in joining a water workshop with a number of UK water companies. As with other areas of industry, the UK’s water sector has enthusiastically embraced efforts to get us to Net Zero. It is now exploring how best to tackle the difficult issue of capital or embodied carbon.
We are delighted to share details of two new practical wellbeing workshops for our members. Working from home has meant being permanently switched on. Emails, Tweets, LinkedIn posts, what’s app chats, Teams calls, create a deluge of alerts and notifications all vying for our attention on our laptops and phones. We sit at a
With COP26 fast approaching and the issue of sustainability and the environment hardly out of the news, it seems like an ideal time for consultancy and engineering companies to gain some recognition for the work they are doing with clients to help deliver green projects and a decarbonised world. The Net Zero Advisor of the
The Pledge to Net Zero has signed up more than 100 companies to the initiative which was created to enable those working in the environmental services sector to take a leadership role in the transition to a Net Zero carbon economy. Launched in late 2019, EIC is a founding partner alongside members AECOM and WSP in
Hannah Vickers is stepping down as chief executive of EIC’s sister organisation ACE in July 2021 to join major construction and consultancy firm, Mace. ACE’s board has already started the process of finding a replacement. Current ACE chair Paul Reilly said: “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Hannah for her huge
At a press conference televised live on the BBC on Saturday night (31 October), the Prime Minister Boris Johnson shared details of a new plan to fight coronavirus in England. With the number of COVID infections rising rapidly across much of the country, he outlined a month-long lockdown to start from this Thursday (5
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
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
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.
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