Queen unveils Environment Bill plans

New legally binding targets for environmental improvement will be introduced in an Environment Bill over the next session of parliament, the Queen’s Speech confirmed today.

Central government | Climate change | Legislation | 14 October 2019

MEPs warn of ‘clear risk’ to EU climate investment plans

MEPs have warned that the EU’s next investment plan might not be agreed by the parliament and council before 2020, threatening the bloc’s action tackling climate change.

11 October 2019

Mandatory TCFD reporting needed for net zero emissions – Aldersgate Group

The UK must force businesses and investors to report their exposure to climate change in line with the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) if the country is to achieve net zero emissions.

10 October 2019



Changing of the guard

Diana Montgomery and Paul Leinster discuss how the sustainability profession has changed in recent years, and what IEMA’s role will be going forward. Chris Seekings reports

4 October 2019

A growing revolution

Chris Seekings investigates the many ways that agritech is transforming farming and food production

4 October 2019

Controlling the machine

How can organisations create frameworks for the ethical and efficient use of AI? What advice are governments providing? Catherine Early reports

4 October 2019

Knowledge Centre




Legislation updates for August 2019.


Waste | 9 September 2019

Northern Ireland

Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019


Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019



IEMA to visit careers fairs

Over the next few months, IEMA will be attending a selection of university careers fairs to ensure that graduates entering the environment and sustainability profession are equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools required to drive change in their workplace. 

1 October 2019

Upcoming digital environmental assessment primer

’Embracing innovation and digital’ is one of IEMA’s four strategic themes of action for proportionate EIA, and a growing number of EIA practitioners are seeking to implement innovation and digital working in practice. This includes the preparation of digital EIA reporting, of which several examples from live projects now exist.

1 October 2019

New guidance on the digital economy

The world is undergoing immense change. Climate change, population growth, threats to nature, resource concerns and global development pressure are all combining to create a perfect storm of issues. With their impacts on businesses, economic prosperity, communities, health and wellbeing, these problems represent a challenge for sustainability professionals.

1 October 2019

IEMA at the RWM Expo

In September, we attended RWM – the UK’s largest recycling and waste management exhibition.

1 October 2019

Join us at this year’s EMEX

EMEX is a leading UK energy exhibition and IEMA is again organising the Climate and Sustainability theatre for this year’s event, which will be held at London Excel on 27-28 November. Our Climate Change and Energy network has been instrumental in sourcing leading presentations. 

1 October 2019

IEMA declares climate and environmental emergency

Sustainability body IEMA has declared an environmental emergency and called on all organisations to respond with urgency and action.

19 September 2019
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