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Net Zero Week

By |2021-04-20T17:39:27+01:00July 17th, 2021|

As the UK gears up for COP26, ACE and EIC members are invited to get involved Net Zero Week, a new campaign which takes place 17 to 23 July 2021. ACE and EIC are working alongside around 25 other business associations from across industry to showcase how each sector is taking positive steps towards a

Are we ready? Delivering Net Zero in the built environment’: six months on

By |2021-05-28T14:03:53+01:00June 8th, 2021|

In December 2020 the report released by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) asked the question, what needs to change to deliver a net zero built environment? We focused on government policy, but also on the importance of consultants and clients stepping up and working together to make every

ACE Insight webinar: HyNet North West – Unlocking a low carbon Hydrogen economy

By |2020-12-22T16:29:08+00:00January 27th, 2021|

EIC members are invited to join a webinar by our sister organisation ACE in Cymru | Wales. Hosted by Piers Burroughs, chair of ACE Cymru | Wales, will be joined by John Egan of Progressive Energy. This webinar will take place from 12pm to 1pm on Wednesday 27 January 2021. This webinar will provide an opportunity to learn

Are we ready? Delivering Net Zero in the built environment

By |2020-11-19T17:05:42+00:00December 8th, 2020|

Chaired by Sarah Prichard of Buro Happold, the Net Zero taskforce brings ACE and EIC members together to outline a carbon free future for our industry and society. This report launch shares the initial findings of the taskforce's year long work programme, and will provide a range of recommendations for industry. The zero carbon built environment that we need to

Net zero and the next generation

By |2020-09-09T15:02:00+01:00September 18th, 2020|

Curated by ACE's Emerging Professionals, this webinar series explores how the 'climate generation' will not only lead our industry's response to society's Net Zero ambitions, but a generational response too. Book your place here. With building design, operation and construction accounting for more than two-thirds (67%) of all global carbon emissions, fully decarbonising our work

Little progress made on UK’s net zero pledge

By |2020-06-25T16:37:49+01:00June 25th, 2020|EIC News|

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

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

By |2020-06-11T11:20:59+01:00June 3rd, 2020|EIC News|

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

Replay our webinar: Heathrow, Net Zero and the Infrastructure Strategy

By |2020-03-26T16:50:56+00:00March 23rd, 2020|EIC News|

ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers was joined by director of external affairs, Julian Francis and  Matthew Farrow to discuss the implications of the Court of Appeal ruling on Heathrow's expansion. Building on some of the themes outlined by Hannah Vickers' in a piece for The Planner, the magazine for the Royal Town Planning Institute

Webinar: Heathrow, Net Zero and the infrastructure strategy

By |2020-03-10T15:59:33+00:00March 19th, 2020|

The reverberations from the court of appeal’s decision to pause Heathrow expansion are being felt across our sector and wider industry. Following the legal precedent set by this decision, we have seen new cases being brought before the courts, notably to stop HS2, Drax and a number of road schemes, to ensure they are similarly