Government ‘fails’ to drive resource efficiency

A new report says the Government is “failing” to take action to drive the UK economy’s resource efficiency and more needs to be done. The Environmental Industries Commission’s (EIC) ‘Driving Resource Efficiency for a Competitive Britain’ report has called on the Government to quickly implement new resource efficiency policies to boost the industry’s competitiveness and […]

Lobbyists call for brownfield redevelopment focus

A leading trade association has called on the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to recognise the redevelopment of brownfield land as a driver of economic growth in the draft National Planning Policy Framework. The Environmental Industries Commission, who campaign for the environmental technologies and services industry, are calling on Government to ensure new […]

CRC has a lot to prove says EIC

The Environmental Industries Commission’s Executive Chair, Adrian Wilkes, has shown cautious optimism over the Government’s decision to simplify the Carbon Reduction Commitment scheme. Mr Wilkes said: “This is very welcome news as it drives significant energy savings across British industry whilst stimulating the environmental technology and services industry. Well-designed simplification will help encourage buy-in to […]