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1108, 2020

Changes at EIC

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Refocusing our activity to continue to support you through the crisis. The exceptional times we are living through have meant we have to make some changes to how we operate. We have reassessed our offering and will work more closely with our sister organisation, ACE, to ensure we can continue to support our members and the wider industry through

1707, 2020

EIC lobbying wins for air quality in Scotland

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

EIC work instrumental in securing investment to retrofit diesel buses. Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) lobbying has secured huge wins on air quality in Scotland with the widening of a scheme to breathe new life into older diesel buses. One half of an announcement which also focused on a new £10m fund for temporary bus infrastructure to enable temporary bus

1607, 2020

APPG on Air Pollution – Clean Air proposals for businesses

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The APPG on Air Pollution have an upcoming meeting on Monday 20th July at 4pm. In May, the group launched their Strategy to Reduce Coronavirus Infection, find out more here. The group’s secretariat is provided by the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC). EIC members are welcome to join the meeting, you can register here. The agenda for the meeting is

907, 2020

Shovel-worthy projects needed to drive green recovery

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

It is crucial that the right things happen to ensure that environmental standards don’t lose out in the rush to get construction back to work, says Matthew Farrow, Executive Director at EIC. For the last couple of years, the environmental movement has been riding high. As George Monbiot, a veteran left-leaning environmentalist put it: “[The government] has been saying

2506, 2020

Little progress made on UK’s net zero pledge

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

A year after the UK signed its net zero pledge and as the Committee on Climate Change publishes its progress report, a shift of gear is required by government, says Poppy Kettle, net zero policy executive at EIC. Saturday 27 June marks one year since the signing of the net zero pledge into UK law. This made the UK

1106, 2020

Help shape the CLC’s Roadmap to Recovery

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

As the co-ordinator for the activity of the local, social and commercial working group, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), sister organisation to EIC, is now seeking additional input, proposals and ideas around the group’s areas of interest: • Public sector social infrastructure – Including schools, hospitals and local authority buildings (both capital and RMI). • Private sector commercial