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Summer 2020 Update

Posted By Sarah Ridgeon, 02 July 2020

 

 Photos taken by our Engagement Manager, Phil Underwood, as part of his participation in the Wildlife Trust's

'30 Days Wild' initiativewhich ran throughout June

 

 

This is a joint update from SocEnv’s Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive. 

 

May and June are always an exciting time for the Society, as we celebrate World Environment Day and our fantastic award winners. The current UK measures on social distancing may have meant our activities moved online, but that didn’t stop us from having a big impact!

Not only did we successfully deliver our first virtual awards announcement event and AGM, with some amazing feedback received, we also saw some fantastic developments on a number of initiatives and projects helping to increase the impact of the environmental professional community. We have selected some particular highlights for this update:

 

Outstanding winners of our first virtual awards: Our annual showcase celebrating the achievements of registered environmental professionals saw an extremely high standard of nomination across the board. This was reflected in the Environmental Professional of the Year award being presented to two registrants for the first time.

Another first for the SocEnv Awards was the introduction of the Registrant Newcomer of the Year award, with the quality of the nominations received showing the future is bright!

You can find out more about the amazing environmental professionals recognised via our ‘Meet the Winner’ features.

These successes coincided with the amazing, landmark news of the registration of the 10,000th Chartered Environmentalist to date, showing there has never been a better time to get registered.

 

Development of a leading biodiversity campaign: Launched in time for World Environment Day (5th June) – a UN Environment initiative which we champion – SocEnv and key partners are running a 12-month campaign to shine a spotlight on the importance of Biodiversity.

At the heart of the campaign is the ‘Biodiversity Hub’ – a dedicated section of our website containing tons of resources and inspirational ideas on what everybody can do to help biodiversity, whatever your age or profession: socenv.org.uk/ biodiversity2020

 

50 organisations make the Pledge to Net Zero: Alongside key partners, we developed ‘Pledge to Net Zero’. The initiative showcases the leadership of the environment sector in tackling greenhouse gas emissions, with signatories committing to setting science-based targets to help the UK meet its 2050 net zero target. The number of pledged organisations has now reached 50, with many leading names in the environmental sector represented, including WSP and Jacobs!

Find out how you could join them at pledgetonetzero.org/

 

Make sure to follow us on social media to stay up to date all our news! You can find us on Twitter as @SocEnv_HQ and ‘Society for the Environment (SocEnv)’ on LinkedIn.

 

Also, a reminder that our team is working remotely but as otherwise normal, so please do contact us with any general queries or opportunities you have.

 

Until next time – take care and stay safe.

 

 

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April 2020 Chair & Chief Executive Update

Posted By Sarah Ridgeon, 30 April 2020

 

This is a joint update from SocEnv’s Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive. 

 

Since our last update in February a lot has changed, and we have all had to adapt to a challenging environment as a result of the spread of COVID-19. However, the wider environmental issues and opportunities we face have not gone away - and indeed there will be new opportunities which will now present themselves in the post-Covid times to come.

Here at SocEnv we have adapted to ensure we can continue to act as a champion of the environmental profession. As ever, we are here to support you as you carry out your hugely important work.

We know that Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is vital in ensuring a strong environmental profession and is a requirement of registration for Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech). During this time, we are working hard to ensure we continue to provide registrants with CPD opportunities and facilitate learning and shared good practice across the profession.

To meet the increasing demand, we have further expanded our popular webinars. In addition to the latest series of our regular webinars, running throughout May on the topic of ‘Climate Change’, we are also running a special series of webinars during the week commencing the 1st June, in celebration of this year’s World Environment Day theme of Biodiversity. As ever, these webinars will feature expert insight and analysis from Chartered Environmentalists across a variety of sectors and organisations with the opportunity for viewers to ask questions. More information is available at https://socenv.org.uk/ webinars.

During this difficult time, we feel it is vital that we continue to highlight and congratulate those doing amazing things for our environment through the SocEnv Awards. This year, in addition to the annual Environmental Professional of the Year award, we have introduced a new category - Registrant Newcomer of the Year – designed to specifically highlight those who have hit the ground running since recently achieving CEnv or REnvTech registration. Both awards close for nominations at 12:00 BST on the 14th May, with the awards being presented virtually on the 5th June. To enter yourself or someone you know, please visit https://socenv.org.uk/ SocEnvAwards20.

For further information on how we have adapted to the current circumstances and can provide support, please view our COVID-19 statement.

Take care, stay safe and continue to social distance - we look forward to speaking with you soon!

 

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Spring 2020 Chair and Chief Executive Update

Posted By Administration, 27 February 2020

 

This is a joint blog update from SocEnv’s Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive. 

As an umbrella body tasked with championing and registering the expertise of environmental professionals, professional competence and collaboration is at the heart of everything we do.

That’s why we have teamed up with IEMA, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), AECOM, the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) and WSP to found the ‘Pledge to Net Zero’ initiative - the first industry commitment in the UK requiring organisations to create rigorous, science-based targets for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.

The initiative is particularly targeted at the environmental sector. This reflects SocEnv’s core conviction that in a time when urgent climate action is required, it is environmental professionals – those who have demonstrated their expertise, skills and commitment through their work and registrations – who should lead delivery of the transition to net zero.

Since our last update, the first pledge window deadline has come and gone and thirty-four organisations have now signed the pledge – with a combined total of approximately 20,100 employees between them and representing multiple different sectors, including private sector consultancies, public sector organisations, professional bodies and non-consultancy companies working in fields such as contracting. They also vary in size from locally based SME to UK based but internationally operating organisation – reflecting a wide impact.

By joining these organisations to make the Pledge to Net Zero, you can:

·         Showcase your dedication – help the UK achieve its commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

·         Demonstrate your leadership – encourage collaboration in the environmental sector to fully harness the expertise of its professionals

·         Make a difference – provide inspiration for other organisations to follow.

 

If you haven’t yet made the pledge, don’t worry – there are five deadline windows throughout 2020 where you can sign-up, with dates scheduled around key environmental events such as World Environment Day and the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The next window to pledge closes on the 30th April.

Similarly, if you’d like to make the pledge but would like more information on what’s involved, you can access guidance documents via the website at https://www.pledgetonetzero.org/pledge or catch up with our webinar: A guide to pledging’. Another webinar will follow this Spring – details to be confirmed shortly so keep an eye on our social media channels.

Next week we will both be speaking at FutureBuild (3rd – 5th March) – the annual built environment event which brings together influencers and shapers from across the industry. You can find out more about Emma’s talk on the importance of environmental competence and professional standards via this link, with Will to speak on the value of professional collaboration – with specific focus on activity focused around adaptation and resilience – more info here. SocEnv also has a stand at the event – so please do come and see us on STAND B157 where you can find out more about our work, professional registration and ask any questions you may have.

 

 

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December Chair & Chief Executive Update

Posted By Sarah Ridgeon, 18 December 2019
Updated: 19 December 2019

 

 This is a joint blog update from SocEnv’s Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive. 

Welcome to the December update, in which we review the last two months and look ahead to 2020.

SocEnv is continuing to centre its activities on tackling the Climate and Environmental Emergency via the championing of environmental competence – achieved through professional registration and by facilitating the sharing of good environmental practice. Our aforementioned governance review has provided us with an excellent platform as we move into 2020, with the development of our 2020-25 strategy which will be published early next year.

Our newly established Advisory Council recently held its first meeting – a Committee created to provide advice to the SocEnv’s Board and made up of our CEnv and REnvTech registrants, Honorary Fellows, Licensed Members and the wider environmental professional community. The meeting was praised by delegates for providing a fantastic platform to debate the environmental profession’s response to the Climate and Environmental Emergency, with insight provided from different sectors including the built environment, consultancy and Professional Body perspectives. To ensure SocEnv continues to provide a space for debate and good practice sharing, we will look to hold another Advisory Council event in the Spring of 2020.

As part of our climate action work, we have also co-founded the ‘Pledge to Net Zero’ initiative alongside AECOM, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) and WSP. Signatories to the pledge commit to setting science-based targets to tackle greenhouse gas emissions – the first industry commitment of its kind in the UK. The deadline to pledge is 31st January – with more information available on the website https://www.pledgetonetzero.org/. A webinar is also taking place on the 16th January, providing a straightforward guide to help organisations make the pledge.

For 2020 and beyond, we will be working to channel the expertise of our CEnv and REnvTech registrants via a range of other activities, including:

 

 Thank you to all who helped make 2019 a success. We look forward to the many opportunities that lie ahead in 2020 – but in the meantime, best wishes for a great festive period from all at SocEnv! 

 

 

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October Chair & Chief Executive Update

Posted By Administration, 24 October 2019

This is a joint blog update from SocEnv’s Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive. 

 

 

Welcome to the Autumn update.

In our previous updates we have reported on the hugely positive governance review SocEnv has recently enjoyed. With a new Board taking responsibility for SocEnv’s governance, we have assured our registrants and wider contacts of our sound governance (more details on these changes can be found on our website).

In September, these changes reached full fruition with the holding of the first Board Strategy Away Day – in which SocEnv’s direction and priorities for the coming twelve months were set out.

SocEnv’s key focus remains on championing environmental competence through professional registration. Over the next year, our activities will therefore focus around channelling the expertise of our Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) registrants to the maximum benefit of the environmental profession – and society as a whole.

Integral to this is maximising the role of environmental professionals in the response to the Climate and Environmental Emergency. The skills, experience and competence of environmental professionals is key if we are to successfully address the challenges in front of us – via the sharing of good practice and encouraging others to apply expert knowledge into action.

To facilitate SocEnv’s response we have established a separate Sub-Committee of the Board on “Climate” and the first meeting of our new "Advisory Council" – made up of our registrants, Honorary Fellows and Licensed Bodies – will be focused around the environmental profession’s response to the Climate and Environmental Emergency and will take place this December.

To ensure that environmental professionals can translate their competence into real impact, we are also currently surveying our registrants on their 'change agency' – exploring how much of a difference they feel they are able to make, including any barriers setting them back. In addition, we are conducting sector research into the experiences of employers – exploring how their sustainability skills requirements match up against the workforce, as well as the role of Chartership in ensuring staff competence. For more information on this research, please contact Sarah Ridgeon.

In our next update, we will be reporting back on our activity and further ways you can get involved. In the meantime, make sure to stay up to date with developments by following us on social media – you can find us on Twitter @SocEnv_HQ or as 'Society for the Environment' on LinkedIn. 

 

 

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Summer Chair and Chief Executive Update

Posted By Sarah Ridgeon, 26 June 2019

This is a joint blog update from the Society's Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, Chief Executive.


Jerome Baddley CEnv with the 2019 Environmental Professional of the Year Award at Kew Gardens

 Welcome to the Society’s Summer Update, wrapping up what has been a very busy and hugely positive two months for the Society.

June is always an exciting month for us, with the Society having acted as a leading champion of World Environment Day (5th June) in the UK for a number of years. Once again we have been heavily involved in the World Environment Day Awareness Campaign, this year focused around tackling one of the most significant environmental challenges that we face – air pollution. The campaign has been hugely successful, driving public engagement with the issue via social media and the collection of good practice case studies which can be found on our website. As part of the campaign, we also launched the air-pollution themed first podcast of our new series ‘Interviews with Environmental Professionals’, which you can listen and subscribe to here.

The Society’s World Environment Day celebrations were marked by our annual World Environment Day Awards and Lectures. Held on the eve of World Environment Day at the beautiful Kew Gardens, the event was attended by more than one hundred people and saw the presentation of a number of honours and an expert line-up of topical talks. We were delighted to crown Jerome Baddley CEnv as the recipient of our prestigious Environmental Professional of the Year award. Jerome is currently Head of Unit - the National Sustainable Development Unit for the NHS, Public Health and Social Care at the NHS and Public Health England. Amongst his many achievements, he produced the very first NHS carbon reduction plans and the UK’s first city-wide energy and carbon strategy for Nottingham, resulting in significant reductions in carbon use. A full round- up of the event and all those recognised can be found here.

 At this year’s Awards and Lectures we also celebrated the Society’s fifteenth birthday and we are grateful to all those who have contributed so much to the Society over the years. We also look to the future, as this landmark marked a new beginning for the Society, with the handing over of responsibility for the Society’s governance to our new Board. The changes implemented in this governance review provide assurance that the Society is well governed. More detail on these changes can be found via our website.

 Continuing to look ahead, the results of our Environmental Professionals Survey are now live and reveal a profession looking to the future with optimism. When compared to the results from the last survey in 2017, environmental professionals were more confident of their impact in delivering environmental protection and reported employers placing greater value on professional registration. The role employers play in championing professional registration has been recognised with the launch of our CEnv and REnvTech ‘Employer Champion’ recognition programmes, highlighting organisations that support their staff to excel. You can find out more about becoming an ‘Employer Champion’ here.

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Spring Chair and CEO Update

Posted By Sarah Ridgeon, 26 April 2019
Updated: 26 April 2019


This is a joint blog update from the Society's Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, and Dr Emma Wilcox, CEO

Welcome to the Spring Update. It is wonderful to be able to report that following our receipt of Privy Council approval (without amendment) to the governance changes as approved by the Society’s last AGM in July 2018, "Her Majesty's Gracious Gift" was unanimously approved by our Constituent Bodies in the EGM on 24th April 2019.

Together with the unanimous approval of the “kick in” time/date proposed for these changes (00:01 BST on 4th June 2019) and the appointment of the new Board all as proposed, this sets us up well for the future.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our retiring Cabinet and Council members for all their sterling work and contributions over so many years (celebration details to follow), without which we would not be where we are today, and also to welcome our new Board members. The new Board of 15 replaces both the existing "Cabinet" of 10-12 persons, and the existing "Council" of nearly 50 members, helping achieve two of the objectives of the governance changes, which were to be both "refreshed and more modern" in our governance arrangements, and also to be "more agile and nimble" as we grow the Society in the future. As required by our Constituent Body members, the new Board must comprise a majority with CEnvs, and indeed the first Board is over 80% CEnv qualified.

The fifteen new Board members, which includes roughly 1/3 from the existing Cabinet, 1/3 from the existing Council and 1/3 new members - a good balance to ensure both fresh blood and continuity. 

Following the EGM on the 24th April, there will now be a "handover meeting" on the 15th May 2019 between the "old Cabinet" and the "new Board", in a joint meeting, and then the new Board will meet in its own right for the first time prior to the Society's AGM on the 4th June 2019.  We will then go on to hold a "new strategy and development" event in September 2019, as the new Board begins to develop its new strategy for 2020-25 and also starts a journey to mature in an organisational development sense, as a new Board.

 

Constituent Bodies will still meet in General Meeting, normally at an annual AGM to approve the accounts and the normal AGM matters (but can also meet at any time by calling an EGM) and can in extremis remove Board members - or indeed the whole Board. 

There will also be a new "Advisory Council" to be formed in 2019/20, which will not have a governance role, but which is intended to comprise those CEnvs, REnvTechs, HonFSEs and indeed laudable others who may wish to advise the Society on current environmental issues (e.g. environmental policy, or indeed any specific "wicked issue") - and we will be seeking Advisory Council members in the months to come. Your suggestions and indeed your willingness to volunteer would both be much appreciated, and you can do this by emailing elaine.rutherford@socenv.org.uk.

The Society's AGM will be held at Kew Gardens on the 4 June, on the eve of World Environment Day, and featuring a keynote speech from Dr Thérèse Coffey MP. One hundred and twenty people have already registered to attend. There will also be a number of lectures and presentations, including the HonFSE Lecture and the presentation of the 2019 Environmental Professional of the Year award. Make sure to register your place today (free for CEnv and REnvTech Registrants).

Finally - you may recall the Society’s well received 2015 publication Environmental Priorities for the next Government. We have now begun working on our next iteration of this document for 2019. We will gratefully receive suggestions for inclusion in this new document, and if you have a contribution you would like to make or suggest, please do email sarah.ridgeon@socenv.org.uk.

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February Chair Update

Posted By Phil Underwood, 20 February 2019

A Busy Start to 2019 With New Opportunities on the Horizon

 

The Society has had a busy 2018 and early 2019, with much work and time being focused around a governance review and re-structure.

When the new governance structure is in place it is the intention that the Society will have a revised and more nimble governance mechanism (the current Council comprising up to 50 members is not always so nimble!). Over recent weeks the Society has made significant progress with Privy Council. For more information on this, please refer to this month’s CEO update from Emma Wilcox.

Registrant (CEnv and REnvTech) recruitment in the early part of 2018 was not as strong as forecast, and although this picked up in the second half of the year with a strong year-end, overall new CEnv registrants whilst greater than non-renewals were lower than expected.  It is no compensation that other professional bodies have appeared to fare worse in the year, and that GDPR and Brexit appear to have been a distraction across the industry. We have initiatives in place to impact recruitment in 2019 - if you think you can assist, please do get in touch.

In December 2018, after an extensive pilot with IEMA and testing by the Society’s Registration Authority, the Society has approved a "Bespoke Route" to CEnv and REnvTech registration (I paraphrase), which it is hoped will be attractive to those individuals who might otherwise just not feel the urge to commit to the traditional and time-consuming route(s). Following approval, the bespoke route opportunity has been made available to all Licensed Bodies. Keep an eye out for bespoke route options from your professional body soon.

The Society continues to support and contribute to the Environmental Policy Forum (EPF), which had its busiest year ever, with 10 submissions influencing government and government policy in different ways, including actually getting the "Office for the Environment" on to the agenda and indeed likely delivery. Thanks goes to all professional bodies involved in EPF for their contribution to these efforts.

In other news, I have recently written to Prince Charles, who is an Honorary Fellow of the Society (HonFSE), inviting him to speak at the Society's annual World Environment Day event at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on 4th June. A similar letter has also been sent to Michael Gove MP. We look forward to their responses.

With the above in mind, please keep Tuesday 4th June 2019 free in your diary to join us at Kew for an afternoon of celebration and knowledge sharing. The event will include expert CEnv lectures focusing on the umbrella topic of “biodiversity net gain”. Remember, it’s free for CEnvs and REnvTechs to attend - you can already register, here. I look forward to seeing you on the day.

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August 2018

Posted By Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, 15 August 2018

An AGM Update, World Environment Day and the EPF


An insightful set of presentations from Severn Trent Water before our AGM and Council meetings commenced. Photo: Phil Underwood

The Society's Council met on the 2nd July 2018, following which we held the Society's 2018 AGM, which approved the 2017/18 Annual Report and Accounts. 

A big “thank you” to our Constituent Bodies – this AGM was the best attended in recent years, with 17 of our 25 Constituent Bodies physically present and 5 members present by proxy – a nearly 90% turnout. The meeting was kindly hosted by water utilities company, Severn Trent Water, which has its headquarters in Coventry, UK, just around the corner from the Society’s office. The attendees received very interesting and exciting presentations from Severn Trent on its approach and action plans for Corporate and Social Responsibility, Catchment Management and integration with DEFRA's 25 Year Environment Plan, and water use efficiencies. The latter was especially relevant at that time in the UK, of course, because of the recent heatwave and lack of rainfall.

During the AGM, I was pleased (and proud) to be re-elected as Chair of the Society, thank you all so much for that. Elections also included: 

  • Vice Chair – Dougal Driver CEnv (ICF)
  • Honorary Treasurer, Committee Chair – Ian Byrne CEnv (EI)
  • Honorary Secretary, Committee Chair – Alan Harper CEnv (IChemE)
  • Registration Authority Chair – Martin Baxter CEnv (IEMA
  • Honorary Fellows Panel Chair – Carolyn Roberts CEnv (IES
  • Remuneration Panel Chair – Peter Matthews HonFSE CEnv (CIWEM
  • Audit and Risk Chair – Alan Harper CEnv (IChemE)


The AGM saw an excellent turn out from our Constituent Body representatives. Photo: Phil Underwood

However, the most substantive business was for the AGM to receive the report and recommendations of the Task & Finish Group on the 2nd 5-year Governance Review for the Society. This work was requested by the Council Members at the July 2017 meeting. There was a thorough consideration of the proposals, after which the AGM resolved unanimously to seek Privy Council approval to amendments to the Society's Royal Charter and Bylaws.  

Away from the AGM, the Society held a very successful event on the 5th June – the SocEnv Awards and Lectures on World Environment Day. UN Environment’s annual flagship day – World Environment Day – is championed by the Society, and this year we utilised the day to present a number of new Honorary Fellows of the Society (HonFSE), and the coveted 2018 Environmental Professional of the Year award. Attendees also heard some exceptional HonFSE Lectures and expert insights, which challenged the thinking around a number of issues, Brexit, plastics and environmental governance included.


Awards and Lectures on World Environment Day at Arup, London. Photo: Phil Underwood

To add to recent activities, the Society continues to work with colleagues in the Environmental Policy Forum (EPF) to pressurise for the maintenance (or indeed, improvement, ambitious though that might be) of environmental standards, post-Brexit. The headlines have focused on Brexit again recently due to the high-profile resignations, but we hope these are replaced with positive environmental steps on the front pages soon. 

Thank you to all those involved in the AGM and Council meeting, our Awards and Lectures on World Environment Day and the EPF.


Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv - Chair of the Society for the Environment.

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February 2018

Posted By Phil Underwood, 21 February 2018
Updated: 21 February 2018

A Busy Time Full of Opportunities

The start of the year is notoriously busy for many sectors and organisations, and this is also true for the Society for the Environment. And, to add to the usual workload the Society is pushing on with new developments and opportunities. 

There is an extensive programme of work in process and under development at the Society, particularly the impactful work which has been undertaken (some through the Environmental Policy Forum) around withdrawing from the EU, such as on the management of fisheries post-Brexit and calling for an independent body for environmental governance, as we did in September last year and for which the need has since been recognised with a consultation due imminently. We’ve also raised our concerns about the ‘Brexit Bill’ to Peers as they begin their line-by-line debates in the Lords today - find out more about the EPF briefing here. Industry engagement is also now an area on which the Society will seek to focus in the times to come, on which the team is busy.

I also am delighted that we are hosting our very first webinar this month on Tuesday 27th, February with the title ‘How to Become a Chartered Environmentalist’. This forms part of an initial four-part webinar series designed to inform and inspire future Chartered Environmentalists and Registered Environmental Technicians. Free registration is now open and available via our website and it would be really great if you would pass this on to those of your colleagues and network who may benefit. 

External to the Society, but something that we are keen to address and influence, is the recent release of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs' 25 Year Environment Plan. I am pleased to see this much-awaited plan published, and the Society’s initial reaction can be viewed here. The 25 Year Plan and the consultations which it indicates are to come will be a key topic for discussion in future months with opportunities for our registrants to put their views forward and contribute. Keep an eye out for upcoming updates. 

Finally, to follow on from my last update, on behalf of the Society’s Honorary Fellows Panel and Council, on 4th December 2017 I presented the award of HonFSE to Professor Jim Longhurst CEnv, who then gave the Inaugural HonFSE Lecture 2017. Jim presented a really valuable, incisive and thought provoking review on the often contentious, challenging and important subject of air pollution:    

“Are We Really Serious About Managing Air Quality?” (And, what does our experience tell us we are good and bad at, and what should we do about it?). The slides from this presentation are now available here

For more updates, and some exciting statistics please jump across to the blog by the Society’s CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox

We look forward to 2018 and beyond, and to the opportunities before us. If there are subjects or matters which you think we should be embracing, please do drop me a line.  I look forward to hearing from you.


Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv - Chair of the Society for the Environment.

Tags:  25 Year Environment Plan  25YEP  Air Quality  Brexit  CEnv  Chartered Environmentalist  EU  EU Withdrawal Bill  Fellow  HonFSE  Registered Environmental Technician  REnvTech  Webinar 

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