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2211, 2021

Welcome to new EIC CEO, Stephen Marcos Jones

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

New chief executive will join us on 31 January 2022. In an email this morning, members were informed that Stephen Marcos Jones has been appointed as new CEO of the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC). Bringing to a close a rigorous appointment process, Stephen will replace current interim CEO Laurence Brett on 31 January 2022. Stephen joins following more than

811, 2021

EIC member Accelar named CLC Net Zero business champion

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

With COP26 underway, the body which brings the construction sector and Government together, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC), has announced five new Net Zero Business Champions, with EIC member Accelar among the new cohort. The business champions make commitments to help the sector’s drive towards reducing carbon emissions in the delivery and operation of the built environment and work

2810, 2021

EIC reacts to Autumn Budget

By |October 28th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yesterday’s Autumn Budget was – as is often the case – full of announcements  but understanding which were new and which were previously announced funds was sometimes difficult. From a mainstream media perspective, coverage has focused on the spending pledges to the NHS, tweaks to universal credit, and the ever popular cuts to alcohol duty. It has largely been

2610, 2021

Making sense of the Net Zero strategy

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: EIC News, Staff posts|0 Comments

Matthew Farrow explores the four policy documents published ahead of COP26 and what their release means. Mirroring the proverbial London buses, last week the government published not one but four Net Zero policy documents in one day. These were: Net Zero strategy: Build back Greener, Heat & Buildings Strategy, Greening Finance and the Net Zero Cost Review Clearly the strategies

2610, 2021

Working for You in 2021

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

EIC will be writing to all members soon outlining the renewals process for 2022. To help EIC articulate how we add value, we have created Working For You. The document explores how we supported members throughout the pandemic, how we’re helping them to build sustainable futures and creating opportunities for growth. Matthew Farrow, director of policy at EIC said:

2010, 2021

Are we missing a trick? How Brownfield can unlock levelling up

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: EIC News, Staff posts|Tags: |0 Comments

For many years official policy has been to encourage brownfield development. It is easy to understand why – it makes the most of space that once had a useful purpose and can reinvigorate local communities by turning disused land into much needed homes, parks and commercial developments. At least that is the intention. The reality is that brownfield often remains