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2007, 2021

SME guide to Net Zero

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: EIC News, Press release|0 Comments

Net Zero: A guide for SMEs working in the built environment now available to Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) members. Aimed at small and medium sized members, the guide highlights the steps that should be taken towards a carbon free future, explores how Net Zero is already influencing client decision making, and outlines how to meet

2806, 2021

Enter the Net Zero Advisor of the Year Award now!

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

With COP26 fast approaching and the issue of sustainability and the environment hardly out of the news, it seems like an ideal time for consultancy and engineering companies to gain some recognition for the work they are doing with clients to help deliver green projects and a decarbonised world. The Net Zero Advisor of the Year Award category in this year’s Consultancy

2005, 2021

Pledge to Net Zero passes 100 milestone

By |May 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Pledge to Net Zero has signed up more than 100 companies to the initiative which was created to enable those working in the environmental services sector to take a leadership role in the transition to a Net Zero carbon economy. Launched in late 2019, EIC is a founding partner alongside members AECOM and WSP in the UK. In February, the

1405, 2021

Queen’s Speech announces return of the Environment Bill

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: Press release|0 Comments

Matthew Farrow, director of policy at the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) which represents the companies, large and small, working in the environmental technologies and services sector, said: “The unavoidable delay in the Environment Bill to allow for covid legislation was understandable, but the Government now has to make up for missed time over the coming weeks and months. It

1405, 2021

No quick fixes on the road to net zero

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: EIC News|0 Comments

Ministers must wean themselves off quick-fix policy announcements to address net zero and instead adopt a more coordinated approach, says Matthew Farrow. Everyone likes a round number, especially politicians, so no surprise that when Rishi Sunak announced the snappily named Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) last year he allocated exactly £1bn to it. Having said that, the PSDS is actually

1304, 2021

A message from ACE chair, Paul Reilly

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hannah Vickers is stepping down as chief executive of EIC’s sister organisation ACE in July 2021 to join major construction and consultancy firm, Mace. ACE’s board has already started the process of finding a replacement. Current ACE chair Paul Reilly said: “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Hannah for her huge contribution and wish her all