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906, 2020

APPG on air pollution report launch covered by The Guardian

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The APPG on Air Pollution launched their latest report via a webinar on Friday 29 May. Hosted by APPG chair, Geraint Davies MP, the online launch was also attended by MPs and Peers who work together to promote measures to tackle poor air quality. The group’s secretariat is provided by the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC). The report, Air quality

306, 2020

Pledge to Net Zero campaign re-opens on World Environment Day

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

In November 2019, the Pledge to Net Zero initiative was launched with the Environmental Industries Commissions (EIC) and sister organisation Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) the among the first signatories of the campaign which also included ACE and EIC member firms AECOM and WSP. Since the launch of the campaign 44 industry organisations have signed the pledge. These

2204, 2020

Celebrating an unusual Earth Day

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Staff posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This year’s Earth Day comes at an unusual moment for those working in the climate space. Given the enormity and urgency of the COVID-19 crisis, it is easy to push climate action to one side. But we should welcome the fact that society has, by and large, been able to respond quickly, listen to scientific experts and take decisive

604, 2020

New guidance: Coronavirus Employment Schemes

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has produced new guidance on the marquee schemes announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Covering both the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme, as well as including a lengthy FAQ and decision tree, this guidance will be invaluable to any business considering furloughing staff or making substantive changes to see through the weeks and months ahead.

304, 2020

COP26 postponement allows for renewed commitment to net zero

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Staff posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

COP26, the global climate change gathering of over 26,000 attendees in Glasgow in November, is being delayed until next year, writes Poppy Kettle, net zero policy executive at EIC. On 1 April, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the government of the United Kingdom confirmed that COP26, November’s crucial global climate summit in Glasgow, will be postponed

2503, 2020

Sign up now! Navigating COVID-19 webinar series

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ACE our sister organisation has announced a new online webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 covers the major issues currently facing our industry including finance, people, communications and procurement. A range of government, policy and business experts will join Hannah over the