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Calls to go beyond “biodiversity net gain” and introduce “environmental net gain”

By |2020-03-13T15:46:17+00:00February 5th, 2020|Press release|

In a report published today, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) argues for the introduction of “Environmental Net Gain”, building on the concept of Biodiversity Net Gain currently enshrined in the Environment Bill, to also include wider improvements in Natural Capital. The group, which represents the businesses which deliver environmental solutions, is calling on

Report launch – Delivering Environmental Net Gain

By |2020-03-13T15:56:34+00:00January 31st, 2020|EIC News|

This week EIC released Delivering Environmental Net Gain at an event hosted by Robert Spencer, Chairman of the EIC Natural Capital Task force and Director of Sustainable development at AECOM. Attendees included SUEZ, DEFRA, Jacobs, HBF, Conservative Environment Network and Taylor Wimpey discuss the priorities for delivering environmental net gain. Abstract from Report: ‘The

EIC pledges to achieve net zero

By |2019-12-11T15:32:05+00:00November 19th, 2019|EIC News|

EIC has joined the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), as well as members AECOM and WSP, in becoming the first signatories of Pledge to Net Zero. As governments around the world grapple with their own response to the climate and environmental emergency, the industry campaign is encouraging all organisations who work in the

Strategy to Reality: getting smart cities to deliver for the environment

By |2020-03-13T16:07:16+00:00November 6th, 2019|EIC News|

To read the full report, click here. Cities continue to miss smart environmental opportunities The Environmental Industries Commission’s (EIC) latest report analyses the extent to which cities are capitalising on the potential of smart environmental opportunities. The report finds that: Cities face huge challenges to deliver their environmental ambitions. Cities that have recorded 2020