SocEnv evidence featured in EFRA soil health inquiry recommendations
The EFRA soil health inquiry report has been published, making reference to SocEnv inquiry evidence, including our key asks.
Previewing COP28: CEnv Insights into this year’s vital summit
An introduction to the 28th Climate Change Conference. Our CEnv delegates explore what they hope to see from this year's vital summit.
The IOM3 open letter to universities advocates the importance of materials, minerals & mining
IOM3 have expressed the key role of materials, minerals and mining in society and the transition to low-carbon in a joint open letter to universities
SocEnv back IEMA campaign for green skills commitment at COP28
We have joined more than 40 organisations and businesses in backing IEMA’s campaign to get green skills and training on the agenda at COP28.
Progress update from the CEnv-led Soils and Stones project
A recap of the first in-person meeting of the Soils and Stones Project since pre-COVID times, including key outcomes and how to get involved.
Statement regarding UK green policy announcement (September 2023)
We express deep concerns regarding the green policy announcements made by the Prime Minister on the 20th September 2023.
IES survey | Environmental policy bulletin services
Do you have a few moments to complete a short survey from the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)?
IES News | Meet the water professionals with a leading role in the FWR Community
Meet the water professionals with a leading role in the FWR Community, championing the FWR mission within the IES family.
CEnv, REnvP and REnvTech opportunity | contribute to the Knowledge Hub
We're looking for volunteers to produce original content for the Knowledge Hub - such as blogs, articles and case studies.
CIAT: Barn conversion rule change sparks backlash
CIAT discuss the potential of new government proposals on barn conversions to be environmentally destructive for rural communities.
IES registered their 1000th Chartered Environmentalist
IES reaches a registration milestone registering 1,000 members as Chartered Environmentalists.
UK Government Confirms EPR one year delay
UK Government announces one year EPR delay
CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023 competition now open
CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2023 competition is now open
Tony Juniper CBE CEnv Awarded CIEEM Medal
Dr Tony Juniper CEnv, one of the UK’s most distinguished environmentalists, has been awarded the prestigious 2023 CIEEM Medal.
New resource for sustainability careers, launched by IEMA
SocEnv are proud to support this amazing new resource, designed to give insight into the green jobs of the future.
IEMA to set out skills campaign at Bonn Climate Change Conference
Find out how IEMA is promoting greater international recognition of green skills
Meeting our new Board Members
Today's 19th AGM resulted in the appointment of three new Board Members. It's time to meet them.
SocEnv 2023 AGM | Welcoming New Board and Committee Members
The Society for the Environment's 19th AGM. Welcoming new and thanking outgoing committee members.
2023 SocEnv Awards Winners Revealed!
Society for the Environment reveal the winners for both the Environmental Professional and Registrant Newcomer awards.
Chartered Environmentalists honoured in 2023 ENDS Report Power List
The 2023 ENDS Power List names the 100 UK environmental professionals who have made the greatest impact in the past two years.
IES and EPUK’s new joint focus on the implementation of environmental policy
Introducing EPIC: the new Environmental Policy Implementation Community
Exceptional finalists revealed for the 2023 SocEnv Awards
Society for the Environment reveal the list of finalists for both the Environmental Professional and Registrant Newcomer awards.
REnvP register goes from strength to strength with record quarter
In Q1 of 2023, more new Registered Environmental Practitioners were confirmed compared to any previous period - an REnvP record quarter.
Engineers Ireland to offer Chartered Environmentalist registration
During a special set of events ahead of Earth Day, Engineers Ireland have today unveiled a new, exciting opportunity to their 25,000+ members.
CIWM warns of skills and labour shortage in UK recycling sector
CIWM calls on the UK government to provide additional support to address the green skills gap in the recycling sector.
IEMA hit milestone with 2,000 CEnv members
IEMA reach a registration milestone with 2,000 members now registered as Chartered Environmentalists.
IEMA reaches a new milestone of 20,000 members
IEMA membership has hit a new record of more than 20,000 professionals working within both environment and sustainability roles.
The IOM3 Sustainable Future Awards
Recognising and celebrating those championing sustainability in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources.
Global Theme announced for World Environment Day 2023: solutions to plastic pollution
Chartered Environmentalists reflect on the theme chosen for World Environment Day 2023: solutions to plastic pollution.
Society for the Environment Recognised in the ATN Engagement Awards
Society for the Environment has been recognised in the ATN Engagement Awards for exceptional support with PARN’s Surveys.
2023 SocEnv Awards open for nominations
Could you be recognised in 2023 for your outstanding environmental work?
Skidmore Review of UK’s net zero strategy
The UK Government publishes Chris Skidmore MP’s independent review of its strategy for achieving net zero by 2050.
New online pollution and environmental control MSc launches | Green Skills
The launch of an online MSc to mobilise a new generation of environmental scientists - who can lead the world into a cleaner and greener era.
CIWEM’s reaction to government announcement mandating sustainable drainage (SuDS)
CIWEM responds to government announcement
IEMA & CWP Produce Inspiring Video Series for the Green Careers Hub
IEMA releases new resources for green jobs
UK Government sets out Environmental Targets
New legally binding environmental targets have been announced.
Award Winning Chartered Environmentalist appointed Head of ESG at Cromwell Property Group
Chartered Environmentalist and 2021 Registrant Newcomer of the Year Lara Young CEnv joins Cromwell.
Release of new Nature Positive Business Pledge
IEMA in association with a number of partners have released a new pledge for business on nature-positive actions.
SocEnv join call for the Government to implement 2010 flooding law
We have joined 40 other bodies urging the Govt to implement law on SuDS, to counter growing flood risk and sewage pollution. Image credit: Susdrain
CIOB proposes stamp duty deferral on fixer uppers in RoI and NI
CIOB have proposed stamp duty deferral on fixer uppers in RoI and NI, which aims to improve energy efficiency.
Chartered Environmentalist appointed Director of Responsible Business at NHS Property Services
NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced the appointment of Chartered Environmentalist Dr Shamir Ghumra to a key role on the Executive Board.
Winners of the 2022 Environmental Photographer of the Year competition announced
CIEWM announces Environmental Photography awards
From net zero hotel room to sustainable banknotes – EI Awards celebrate excellence
The annual Energy Institute awards
Welcome to our new Employer Champion: J B Langley
CEnv Employer Champion status recognises organisations that demonstrate a sustained commitment to developing their employees
Jellicoe Lecture 2022 to close LI People, Place, and Nature campaign
Landscape Institute closes its People, Place, and Nature campaign with an exciting event.
IChemE demonstrates commitment to addressing climate change ahead of COP27
IChemE’s climate change activities
IES launches Climate Affiliate Scheme
Join the Institute of Environmental Sciences as an affiliate during COP27
CABE Announces the Winners of the Built Environment Awards 2022
CABE presents awards for outstanding projects in the Built Environment
Digital series champions materials, minerals, and mining in driving net-zero
IOM3 and CWP release a new digital series to address the climate crisis
Environmental Policy Forum issues letter to PM re attack on nature
The Environmental Policy Forum (EPF) has issued an open letter, summarising our deep concerns regarding recent Government announcements.
What is COP27? CEnv Insights into this year’s Climate Summit
An introduction to November’s UN Climate Change Conference. Chartered Environmentalists explore what must be achieved at COP27.
UN Race To Zero / Race To Resilience programme publish progress
The report shows members across both campaigns are stepping up their ambition and taking action to build resilience and slash emissions.
IES Climate Video Series
Confronting a profound reality
Queen Elizabeth II
The Society for the Environment pay their respects to the Her Majesty and welcome King Charles III.
CIEEM Volunteer Elections Launch
Volunteering opportunity with CIEEM
Chartered Environmentalist Professor Daniel Oerther appointed as new Chair of the CIEH Board of Trustees
A Fellow of CIEH for five years, Oerther is also a Professor of Environmental Health Engineering.
CIEEM | Government Skills Gap Report Misses Biodiversity
CIEEM react to a Department for Education research report on "Skills needs in selected occupations over the next 5-10 years."
IEMA calls for investment in water infrastructure
IEMA issues a statement in response to announcements by the Met Office and Thames Water.
CIWM unveils ambitious roadmap to Net Zero
Details of how CIWM plans to achieve zero emissions by 2035
British Water Appoints Mark Fletcher HonFSE As Chair
Exciting new position for Mark Fletcher HonFSE
IEMA responds to Environmental Audit Committee report on Environmental Principles
IEMA responds to the Environmental Audit Committee's report
Ancient Tree Forum and the Arboricultural Association to receive £367,770 from the Trees Call to Action Fund
'Training and certifying professionals in AoVT (Ancient and other Veteran Trees) management' awarded grant.
Climate Action Fund opens for applications
Up to £8 million in National Lottery funding available for communities focusing on nature and climate change.
SocEnv among 15 organisations raising net zero priorities with Conservative leadership candidates
Collective letter calls for leadership candidates to commit to delivering on the Government’s net zero and adaptation targets.
The Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) is on a mission to encourage engineers to become professionally registered
The Institution of Agricultural Engineers has found that professionally registered engineers are more successful in their careers.
Renewables pioneer Juliet Davenport appointed Energy Institute President
Energy Institute appoints Juliet Davenport as President
SOE members vote to approve new set of Mem & Arts in move to modernise
Society members have voted to approve the new set of Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Incoming CIWM President calls for End of Waste reform
Dr Anna Willetts, incoming CIWM President, launches her 2022 Presidential Report on improving the way we regulate circular resources in the UK.
UK’s current programmes will not deliver Net Zero, CCC warns
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining outlines a new report delivered by the Climate Change Committee.
IES named as inheritor to the Foundation for Water Research
The Institution of Environmental Sciences selected to continue the FWR’s legacy, vision and mission.
Environmental Policy Forum calls for stronger environmental targets
The Environmental Policy Forum (EPF) has issued a strong cross-sector response to Defra's consultation into Environmental targets.
Summary SocEnv Annual General Meeting
On the 21 June 2022, the Society for the Environment (SocEnv) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Institute of Water appoints new CEO Gabrielle Mandell
Institute of Water has appointed Gabrielle Mandell as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Winners revealed at inspiring SocEnv Awards event
Inspiring ceremony celebrating the achievements of the environmental professional community – including announcing the 2022 #SocEnvAwards winners.
Chief Exec Blog: Four ways to get involved this World Environment Day
Dr Emma Wilcox CEnv explores how we can make a difference this World Environment Day (5 June).
IWater | ‘Think Like a River’ – Institute of Water Environment Conference Review
Professor Ian Barker CEnv HonFSE FIWater reflects on the IWater's recent Conference and issues a rallying call for action to help improve our waters.
The Energy Institute (EI) Awards 2022: Open for entries!
Categories include the "Environment Award"
Caroline Drummond MBE HonFSE CEnv Passes Away
Caroline is best known as a leader in agriculture and for her role as LEAF's Chief Executive for over 30 years.
Outstanding finalists unveiled for 2022 SocEnv Awards
The annual SocEnv Awards has once again resulted in an inspirational list of finalists, with the winners set to be announced on the 8 June.
SocEnv Chief Exec Dr Emma Wilcox CEnv named in ENDS Report’s first ever Power List
The inaugural ENDS Power List names the 100 UK environmental professionals who have made the greatest impact in the past two years.
IAgrE | CEnv honoured by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers
The Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) honours members at 2022 awards ceremony.
IAgrE | New President of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers announced
New President of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) highlights the importance of reducing environmental harm in food production.
Only One Earth / Global Theme for World Environment Day 2022
An introduction to this year’s World Environment Day on the theme of 'Only One Earth' - with reflections from Chartered Environmentalists.
SocEnv unveils new website and identity
The home for environmental professionals worldwide has a new look, as SocEnv launch brand new website.
CIEEM | Defra Publishes Underwhelming Nature Green Paper
The only effect of this proposed change would be to move away from evidence-based conservation and add a political dimension.
Prestigious SocEnv Awards open for nominations
Could you be recognised in 2022 for your outstanding environmental work?
Pledge To Net Zero signatories passes 150
Now 157 members of initiative tackling carbon emissions within the UK’s environmental sector.
IEMA | New industry guidance for land and soils
New industry guidance for land and soils. Healthy soil is a critical part of our ecosystem.
CEnv, REnvP and REnvTech Registrants – Thank You
Following COP26 and a new Environment Act, a message to all CEnv, REnvP and REnvTech registrants from SocEnv Chief Executive, Dr Emma Wilcox CEnv.
The Environment Act is Here. The Next Step? Action.
A critical step in the right direction in our collective efforts to address the climate and environmental emergencies, but implementation is key.
IEMA | Reaction to the Environment Act
The new Environment Act provides the platform for reversing nature’s decline and putting sustainability at the heart of the UK economy.
ACEI Launch Pledge to Net Zero in Ireland
The Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) is proud to announce its commitment during COP26 to 'Pledge to Net Zero'.
IEMA | Martin Baxter CEnv Comments on Draft DfE Strategy
Putting climate change and sustainability at the heart of education is key to net-zero transition and nature recovery.
CIEEM | A Crisis in Our Sector
There is clear evidence that the ecology and environmental management employment sector is approaching a critical point.
Water Community Issues Call to Action on Climate Crisis
Hundreds of experts have issued a call to action that commits water professionals to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
COP26 Water Climate Discussion Conference – A Leading Role on Climate Change.
A Call to Action on behalf of everyone who cares about the enormous contribution that water will play in our gathering climate crisis.
CIWM | New CIWM Strategy: A World Beyond Waste
To ensure CIWM continues to act as a ‘vital change agent’ for the move to a low-carbon and circular economy.
IEMA’s Martin Baxter CEnv Reacts to New Nature Based Solutions Report
This positive report helps to drive forward the urgent policy development that must underpin natured-based solutions...
SocEnv team up with CABE to launch #embedsustainability campaign
SocEnv are delighted to announce the launch of the #embedsustainability campaign in collaboration with the Chartered Association of Building Engineers
RSC | Royal Society of Chemistry Commits to Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040
Joining the UN Race to Zero is just one of a number of commitments and initiatives the RSC is embarking on.
SocEnv Supports New Charter for Climate Action
An initiative established to help support professionals from across sectors in addressing the challenge of implementing the Paris Agreement.
IAgrE Fellow Jane Rickson CEnv Honoured
Professor Jane Rickson CEnv wins a 2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering Award.
IOM3 Appoints SocEnv’s Dr Emma Wilcox as Chair of Sustainable Development Group
IOM3 is pleased to appoint SocEnv Chief Executive, Dr Emma Wilcox FIMMM as the new Chair of the IOM3 Sustainable Development Group.
Winners Revealed in Virtual 2021 SocEnv Awards Presentation
Annual awards ceremony sees the announcement of highly deserving Environmental Professional of the Year and Registrant Newcomer of the Year winners.
World Environment Day 2021: Join Our Campaign to Restore Our Ecosystems
We are delighted to officially launch our campaign for World Environment Day 2021.
2021 SocEnv Awards / Environmental Professional Community Gears Up for Showcase Celebration
Winners of the 2021 SocEnv Awards to be revealed on 4th June from a high calibre array of nominations.
Pledge To Net Zero Signatories Passes 100
Need for action hastens as UK commits to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035.
SocEnv Soils and Stones Report Published
Sustaining Our Future By Influencing Change in the UK and Beyond.
Theme for World Environment Day 2021: Restoring Our Ecosystems
Marking the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This year’s World Environment Day will be hosted by Pakistan.
SocEnv Delighted to be an Official Partner of the Diverse Sustainability Initiative
Did you know that only 3% of the sustainability profession and wider environmental sector identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)?
SocEnv Commitment to Fair Pay Recognised With Living Wage Employer Accreditation
The real Living Wage is the only rate calculated according to the costs of living.
Pledge To Net Zero Joins the UN’s Race to Zero Ahead of COP26
Race To Zero is the UN’s campaign to rally fast climate action from business, cities, regions, investors and universities ahead of COP26.
The First Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) Leads the Way
A Milestone for Environmental Professionalism - The First Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) Leads the Way.
Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP): A Landmark New Registration
New Registration Offers More Environmental Professionals the Opportunity to Showcase their Proven Expertise and Commitment
Winners Revealed in Virtual 2020 SocEnv Awards Presentation
Annual awards showcasing the achievements of environmental professionals continue with virtual announcement event.
Outstanding Finalists Announced for the 2020 SocEnv Awards
The annual SocEnv Awards has once again attracted an extremely high calibre of entries.
Celebrating an Environmental Chartership Landmark: 10,000 and Rising
A significant milestone for environmental professionalism across sectors.
Global Theme for World Environment Day 2020 – A Natural Choice
Biodiversity, the variety of wildlife around us, is our fundamental life support system.
2019 Environmental Professional of the Year Revealed on World Environment Day
2019 Environmental Professional of the Year revealed on World Environment Day
Global Theme for World Environment Day 2019 Announced – Take a Deep Breath!
The theme of World Environment Day 2019 focused on the blight of air pollution.
Prestigious Environmental Professional of the Year 2018 Award Presented to Graham Powell CEnv
SocEnv Awards and Lectures for World Environment Day 2018.
Winner of Environmental Professional of the Year 2017 Announced
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Catchment Manager, Phillippa Pearson, Presented with Environmental Professional of the Year Award for 2017.