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608, 2018

EIC Responds to the Environmental Governance & Principles consultation

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

On 2nd August, EIC responded to the government's consultation on 'Environmental Governance & Principles after EU Exit' EIC's key suggestions to government were: The Government through Parliament should set the scale of the nation’s environmental ambition, with the consequent targets and milestones enshrined in law. The proposed environmental body is a welcome development, but requires further strengthening in terms of

2506, 2018

Five suggestions for the Waste & Resources Strategy

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Staff posts|0 Comments

One of the many government strategies promised to us over the past year has been a Waste & Resources Strategy. Only a year ago many EIC members in this field were bemoaning the lack of government leadership in this field, yet now we have an assortment of resources-related targets in the 25 Year Environmental Plan (doubling resource efficiency; ending avoidable

2006, 2018

Update on Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE

By |June 20th, 2018|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

Further to our announcement a few weeks ago, we can now provide an update on the situation regarding our chairman. As you may remember, we shared the news that after 14 years at the helm of ACE, Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE was stepping down from his role as chief executive, as well as resigning the chairmanship of EIC. ACE have

1306, 2018

EIC launches new report on non-domestic energy efficiency policy

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

FAILURE TO ENFORCE ENERGY EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS IS SYMPTOMATIC OF A BROKEN REGULATORY FRAMEWORK, SAYS EIC Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) warns of weaknesses in the regulatory framework designed to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings and argues that Brexit should act as a spur to rethink the right combination of policies to reform enforcement systems in its new report, Improving non-domestic

806, 2018

EIC responds to announcement of expanded London Ultra Low Emission Zone

By |June 8th, 2018|Categories: Staff posts|0 Comments

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone will expand out to the North and South Circular roads from 25 October 2021, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed today (8 June). The ULEZ is to be introduced into central London from early 2019, before expanding out to the North and South Circulars in 2021 – and will increase the emissions standards

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