Restoring UK seas could provide £50bn boost

Restoring the UK’s seas could pump £50bn into the economy by 2050, bringing thousands of new jobs, huge climate benefits, and wildlife restoration, new analysis suggests.

Marine | UK government | Sustainability | 15 January 2021

Energy professionals remain confident of strong growth for sector

A global survey of energy professionals has found that the majority expect strong growth for their sector over the next three years, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 January 2021

UK to spend £3bn of climate finance on nature support

The UK government has announced that it will spend at least £3bn of international climate finance on solutions that help protect and restore nature and biodiversity over five years.

15 January 2021


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Biodiversity - the whole picture

Climate change | Biodiversity | 11 December 2020

Champion for change: Interview with Danny Sriskandarajah

Oxfam GB CEO Danny Sriskandarajah speaks to Kathryn Manning about the need for strong accountable civic institutions and brave ideas to counter COVID-19, social injustice and climate change

11 December 2020

The 15-minute city

Emily Gould discusses how concepts of hyper-proximity, self-sufficiency and doughnut economics could influence the redesign of our cities

11 December 2020

Coral reefs: A whiter shade of pale

Why are the world’s coral reefs declining, and what can be done about it? Sally Best investigates

11 December 2020

Knowledge Centre


New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction

Businesses can now take significant verifiable steps to manage plastic waste and its impact on the environment, thanks to the launch of the world’s first best-practice standard for Responsible Plastic Management (RPM).

| 7 September 2020


Legislation updates for August 2019.


9 September 2019

Northern Ireland

Legislation updates for August 2019.

9 September 2019



Raising awareness of health impact assessment

COVID-19 has brought human health and wellbeing into sharp focus. 

11 December 2020

The Value of Collaboration for Corporate Sustainability Outcomes

COVID-19 is the defining global health crisis of our time, and has brought about collaborations between organisations to 
an extent, and at a pace, that would have been considered unachievable at the beginning of 2020. 

11 December 2020

GHG Management Hierarchy updated for net-zero

In December, IEMA published an update to its widely used GHG Management Hierarchy. 

11 December 2020

North West group takes activities online

The IEMA North West Regional Group is a group of volunteers from a range of different disciplines that helps to deliver IEMA’s key aims and support membership development in line with the sustainability skills map. 

11 December 2020

A masterclass delivered - biodiversity net gain

As summer faded, ecologists returned home and IEMA hosted a masterclass on biodiversity net gain (BNG).

11 December 2020

Boosting diversity within the profession

Three years ago, a Policy Exchange survey identified the environment and sustainability sector as the second-least diverse among 202 professions in the UK. While this statistic is often quoted, it has been seldom acted upon – until now.

2 November 2020
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