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1709, 2021

EIC shares new three year corporate plan

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

EIC is delighted to share its new Corporate Plan for 2020 to 2023. Outlining the priorities and work themes for the organisation, the Plan provides a framework for activity over the next three years. The document outlines the ambitions for EIC in terms of nurturing a political, economic and commercial framework that enables environmental businesses to grow and make

1709, 2021

Supporting Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh SMEs

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

New versions of our SME guide to Net Zero published in advance of COP26. Following the publication of the joint EIC and ACE guide for SMEs on Net Zero earlier in the year, we have produced three new versions for Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The guides provide SMEs working in the built environment in those countries with practical

209, 2021

New HR working group for members

By |September 2nd, 2021|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thanks to the closer relationship between EIC and sister organisation ACE announced last year, EIC is pleased to share that members can now access a new working group focusing on HR. The HR forum discusses vital issues including skills gaps, attracting and retaining millennial workers, recruitment, and equality and diversity. For smaller members it provides additional HR support, and

1208, 2021

Join us for a Net Zero Water Workshop in September

By |August 12th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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. While some of the answers

1008, 2021

Remembering how to #WorkSmarter

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 desk in the corner of

2207, 2021

Staying green is a political balancing act

By |July 22nd, 2021|Categories: EIC News, Staff posts|0 Comments

Politicians would do well to bear in mind that the public’s support for green measures cannot be taken for granted indefinitely, says Matthew Farrow. It has been noticeable over the past year that on the rare occasions when Boris Johnson has not been talking about the pandemic, he has usually been making a pronouncement on tackling climate change. The