Brownfield First – EIC Report Launch

By |2021-09-17T13:23:36+01:00September 30th, 2021|

Join us as we mark the launch of Brownfield First, the latest report from our Contaminated Land working group. Part of an ongoing “brownfield first” campaign, the soon to be released report makes a series of recommendations that aim to revitalise the contaminated land sector once more, and build brownfield’s viability in all senses of the term,

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

Tale of two cities: Exploring active travel

By |2021-05-19T15:17:05+01:00May 21st, 2021|

The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), has shared details of its upcoming Sustainable Smart Cities webinars. A Tale of Two Cities will compare the smart city/sustainability challenges between contrasting cities with speakers representing both the wider smart city community and specific places. Curated by the EIC Sustainable Smart Cities taskforce, the first episode in this series

ACE insight webinar: Building a Scottish hydrogen economy

By |2021-02-22T16:07:49+00:00April 20th, 2021|

EIC members are invited to join a webinar by our sister organisation by ACE Northern Ireland and ACE Scotland. The Scottish Government have committed to making hydrogen a key element of Scotland’s decarbonisation plans. The recently published hydrogen policy statement included a target of generating 5GW of renewable and low carbon hydrogen in Scotland by 2030. In 2020 the

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

Green Data webinars

By |2021-02-05T14:55:48+00:00December 14th, 2020|

Replacing the physical Green Data conference which usually takes place in London during the winter, these free-to-attend online events will focus on COVID-19's impact on environmental data management, innovation and green economic recovery and environmental data and future of planning. Joining EIC and sponsor the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will be a range of experts and

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

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

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