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News & blogs 2018-04-30T11:53:26+00:00
2205, 2018

EIC responds to announcement of Clean Air Strategy

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

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 levels above WHO guidelines is an

2604, 2018

EIC renews ties with Contamination Expo

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Press release|0 Comments

The Environmental Industries Commission is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with the Contamination Expo Series. This highly anticipated event will be taking place on 12 & 13 September at the NEC Birmingham, the show’s brand-new location for 2018. The Contamination Expo Series is a great opportunity for environmental professionals seeking the latest in strategies, techniques and technologies being used

2304, 2018

Event report: Smartly Sustainable: using smart technology to do ‘more for less’

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Staff posts|0 Comments

Environmental leaders, innovators and experts across various sectors including water, air pollution and energy management gathered at an inaugural event aimed at understanding how places around the world can do ‘more for less’ and meet environmental obligations in a cost effective way. The Smartly Sustainable: Using Smart Technology to do 'more for less event which was held yesterday (18 April)

2703, 2018

A message about EIC’s chairman

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

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 search agency to oversee the

1302, 2018

Removing the roadblocks to environmental innovation

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Staff posts|0 Comments

Government strategies, white papers and even reshuffles come and go, but one constant is a desire to encourage innovation in UK business, says Matthew Farrow. Ever since Harold Wilson talked of “the white heat of technology”, politicians of all persuasions, in good economic times and bad, have eulogised innovation and pledged to increase it. Here at EIC, representing a wide mix

502, 2018

Keeping the government ‘honest’ on the green agenda

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: Staff posts|0 Comments

The creation of a new body to hold the government to account on environmental issues is significant and could have implications for decades to come, says Matthew Farrow. I’ve been lucky enough (or unlucky enough, depending on your view!) to work with many ministers over the years in my career at different trade associations. While they varied in personality and