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1610, 2019

EIC WELCOMES ENVIRONMENT BILL

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Commenting on today’s publication of the Environment Bill, Matthew Farrow, Environmental Industries Commission Executive Director said: We strongly welcome the Bill.  Government policy is rightly becoming much more ambitious, which means the innovation and insights that environmental technology and services firms have is needed more than ever.  They and their investors need a coherent, long term green policy framework

410, 2019

Guest blog: Citizens making sense of green data

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr Erinma Ochu MBE, Lecturer in Science Communication & Future Media from University of Salford will lead a session on 'Citizens making sense of green data'. Find out more about what will be covered in the conference next week. Citizen science, and in particular environmental citizen science is where the public, from different walks of life, contribute to environmental research

410, 2019

Guest blog: Exploring smart cities and lessons learnt

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

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 is a nebulous term,

209, 2019

Guest blog: The critical importance of data sharing to improve infrastructure performance

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mark Enzer, Chief Technical Officer at Mott MacDonald, discusses the importance of data sharing for improving infrastructure. It is very apt that this year’s EIC conference should bring together two of the most significant themes not only for the built environment, but also for wider society: ‘green data’. ‘Green’ because the climate emergency is real and ‘data’ because digital

1908, 2019

Guest blog: The importance of Green Data and how it can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr Simon Gardner, Head of Digital Environment, Natural Environment Research Council (part of UK Research and Innovation), talks about the importance of Green Data and how it can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The focus of this year's EIC Green Data Conference is very timely. The Delivery Plans recently published by UKRI contain an unprecedented level of focus on

3107, 2019

Positive signs on the environment from new PM’s appointments

By |July 31st, 2019|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

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 Vote Leave adviser Dominic Cummings