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Society for the Environment Newsletter
Issue #3 | Thursday 19th October 2017

 
     
 
     
 
Updates From the Chair and Chief Executive of the Society
The Society's CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox, highlights some key areas of work in this months issue, including our response to the EU Withdrawal Bill, a new marketing project and our Registration Authority's focus for the coming months. Emma also reiterates; "We always want to hear thoughts from our registrants on how we can ensure you get the most recognition for your registration so if you have ideas please let us know."
Full Update
The Society's new Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, gives his first newsletter update, including an introduction and a positive review of the work he has seen within the Society's team. Will is driven by the benefits of professional registration; "A professional, Chartered registration provides credibility and a standardised benchmark of knowledge and competence. I am therefore proud to be involved in steering the organisation towards its aims outlined in the 2020 Strategy."
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EPF Warn that the EU Withdrawal Bill is Inadequate
The Society for the Environment partnered with seven other professional bodies*, as part of the Environmental Policy Forum, to warn that the EU Withdrawal Bill is inadequate to deliver Gove’s “Green Brexit” vision of healthier environment. 

As MPs begin to debate the landmark European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, leading environmental scientists, engineers, ecologists and water and waste experts have called for meaningful parliamentary scrutiny of environmental policies and laws.
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Arboricultural Association Member Receives CEnv Certificate at Annual Conference
Simon Cox CEnv has become the first Aboricultural Association (AA) member to gain Chartered Environmentalist registration in three years, and was presented with his certificate at the AA's annual conference, 'Protect and Survive'. He is keen for his peers to follow suit, so following the event, we caught up with Simon to gain an insight into his plans and reasons behind his decision to become a CEnv.
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  Latest News From the Society and its Licensed Bodies  
 
Society for the Environment Policy Update

This time Dr Tatum Matharu discusses the EU Withdrawal Bill following the return of parliament, noting that it's necessary to keep things in perspective. 

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The Clean Growth Strategy is Published by BEIS

BEIS has published its strategy to achieve a low carbon future, including £2.5 billion of investment into low carbon innovation from 2015 - 2021.

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Sustainability Skills in Infrastructure Report - IEMA

A new report launched at UK Construction Week outlines the challenges and exciting opportunities of the new Golden Age of Infrastructure.

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CIEEM Photo Competition 2017 - Open for Entries

Whether you’re a professional or amateur photographer, CIEEM want you to submit your favourite snaps to be entered in to their annual competition.

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The Society Increases Engagement Levels

We have recently attended an array of events to increase engagement with current & aspiring CEnvs & REnvTechs, and to listen to the expertise of our registrants.

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Natural England Seeks Three New Board Members

Natural England and DEFRA are seeking three new members of the Natural England Board including a Chair for the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.

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Working with Natural Processes: The Evidence Behind Natural Flood Management

The profile of Natural Flood Management (NFM) is continuously raising due to recent flood events. But what are the benefits of NFM? 
31.10.2017

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IAgrM Question Time Event:
What is the Future of UK Agriculture & Food?

The goal posts are seemingly shifting by the day. Quiz the experts at this Question Time style event. The panel includes Julian Park CEnv. 
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CIEEM Autumn Conference: Mitigation
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A conference with a strong focus on the role of the ecology profession in contributing to evidence for the effectiveness of mitigation techniques.
21 - 22.11.2017

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