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EIC shares new three year corporate plan

By |2021-09-17T19:31:19+01:00September 17th, 2021|EIC News|

EIC is delighted to share its new Corporate Plan for 2020 to 2023. Outlining the priorities and work themes for the organisation, the Plan provides a framework for activity over the next three years. The document outlines the ambitions for EIC in terms of nurturing a political, economic and commercial framework that enables environmental

New HR working group for members

By |2021-09-02T16:26:46+01:00September 2nd, 2021|EIC News|

Thanks to the closer relationship between EIC and sister organisation ACE announced last year, EIC is pleased to share that members can now access a new working group focusing on HR. The HR forum discusses vital issues including skills gaps, attracting and retaining millennial workers, recruitment, and equality and diversity. For smaller members it

Changes at EIC

By |2020-08-11T11:43:45+01:00August 11th, 2020|EIC News|

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

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

EIC WELCOMES ENVIRONMENT BILL

By |2020-03-13T16:07:51+00:00October 16th, 2019|EIC News|

Commenting on today’s publication of the Environment Bill, Matthew Farrow, Environmental Industries Commission Executive Director said: We strongly welcome the Bill.  Government policy is rightly becoming much more ambitious, which means the innovation and insights that environmental technology and services firms have is needed more than ever.  They and their investors need a coherent,

Positive signs on the environment from new PM’s appointments

By |2020-03-13T16:10:42+00:00July 31st, 2019|EIC News|

It’s early days yet, but there are some initial positive signs for environmental policy in the new prime minister’s governmental appointments, says Matthew Farrow. To say that Boris Johnson has hit the ground running as the new prime minister is something of an understatement. We’ve seen a brutal cabinet makeover, the recall of controversial

EIC to conduct ‘innovation audit’ of DEFRA 25 Year Environment Plan

By |2020-03-13T16:11:51+00:00June 11th, 2019|EIC News, Press release|

The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), the trade association for the environmental technology and services sector, is working with EIC member Ramboll’s Environment & Health team to prepare a report on the extent to which new innovation will be needed to deliver the Government’s flagship 25 Year Environment Plan.  Commenting on the work, EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow said: 

Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2019

By |2019-04-18T14:22:45+01:00May 1st, 2019|

Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2019 is returning to Belfast on 1st May and will bring you the most important and up-to-date information on innovative techniques for the risk assessment and remediation of contaminated land and groundwater, as well as strategies to deliver effective brownfield development within revised planning and policy frameworks in both Northern Ireland

The environment sector: a look ahead

By |2020-03-13T16:13:46+00:00April 12th, 2019|Staff posts|

By EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow  It’s nearly 15 years since I became professionally involved in environmental issues, when I took the post of Head of Environmental Policy at the CBI.  Many ministers, consultations and strategies have come and gone over that period (during which I also worked at the Environmental Services Association and now