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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

Switch to alternative fuels could save more than 1,250 lives a year, says new EIC research

By |2020-10-08T17:09:32+01:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Latest EIC report is out now! Download your copy today. Encouraging alternative low emission fuels such as Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as an interim measure on the road to an all-electric future could save more than 1,250 lives a year, according to the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) latest research released

EIC report launch: Alternative fuels

By |2020-10-02T16:27:10+01:00September 24th, 2020|EIC News|

EIC is delighted to invite all members, and those with an interest in alternative fuels, to the launch of its latest report, Alternative Fuels: Cutting dangerous air pollution faster on Wednesday 7 October at 11am. The report argues that while we wait for a purely all-electric future for our vehicles, there are a series

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

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) launches Natural Capital Tool

By |2020-03-13T15:55:09+00:00January 31st, 2020|EIC News|

Alistair Johnson from DEFRA, attended the recent report launch, Delivering Environmental Net Gain report where he introduced the new Enabling a Natural Capital Approach tool (ENCA). The online tool is intended to help policy makers, businesses, landowners and public sector organizations make better planning decisions in order to protect and to boost natural capital.

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

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