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5 ways your company can increase its sustainability

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 16 March 2020 12:21:58 GMT

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few years, you'll probably have noticed the growing trend towards recycling and environmental awareness. 

Luckily there are lots of different ways to help your company to get involved and become more Earth Friendly. Read on to take a look at a few easy ways to implement ideas below:

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How to study the IEMA Foundation Certificate

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 11 March 2020 10:03:32 GMT

Have you taken on more environmental responsibilities in your job and need to develop your knowledge and skills? The IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management is the ideal course to upskill yourself and develop a career in sustainability. The next question you may have is, how can I study this course? This post will go through the different study methods of classroom learning and online learning and the benefits of each option. With this knowledge you can weigh up the learning methods and decide what is best for you.

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Keep your cool: Ten top earth-friendly tips to beat the heat

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 09 March 2020 10:54:19 GMT

The extreme heatwaves and wildfires wreaking havoc around the globe are "the face of climate change," declared many leading climate scientists, with the impacts of global warming now "playing out in real-time."

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What's more Earth Friendly? Dishwasher or Sink?

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 28 February 2020 16:27:08 GMT

The first commercial dishwasher was invented in 1887, and since then the long-standing green living debate over hand versus dishwasher lives on.

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Is Environmental Sustainability Important for your Company?

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 17 June 2019 14:03:01 BST

Can you say that your colleagues have enough green knowledge? Are they aware of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities for your organisation? Businesses have a responsibility to manage their sustainability within the supply chain and markets they operate. Companies need to begin with their people and embedding the importance of environmental sustainability into all job roles.

This post will outline how to make your organisation more environmentally sustainable with IEMA training for your people.

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What to expect from the IEMA Foundation Certificate Exam

Written by Jason Mordecai on 26 April 2019 15:08:04 BST

If you're considering taking the IEMA Foundation Certificate, you'll probably be wondering what the exams are like. What do I have to do? How hard are they? What are my chances of passing? These are all valid questions that our learners ask before they book onto their course.

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How hard is the IEMA Foundation Certificate?

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 16 April 2019 09:02:20 BST

The great thing about the IEMA Foundation Certificate is that it’s designed specifically for those new to the subject. It covers a range of topics so that you get a broad understanding of the whole sustainability agenda and the sort of skills you’ll need to work within the field.

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IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management - the Route to Practitioner Membership

Written by Adam Pearson on 08 April 2019 23:41:48 BST

Following David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’ programme, you would have been living in a parallel universe to not become aware of the intense anger felt regarding plastics in the ocean. But those of us who are environmental professionals have seen this growing, gradually over many years, and found it frustrating that it takes a TV programme to engage (or should that be enrage) people. The cry from us all is that something needs to be done, at a personal and corporate level.

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Why take the IEMA Foundation Certificate?

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 25 March 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Did you know that almost one in three environmental and sustainability professionals consider themselves career changers? For some, sustainability became essential in their role and that led them to change paths. Others had a passion for environment and sustainability issues which they decided to pursue. 

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Choosing an Environmental Course: IEMA vs NEBOSH

Written by Jim Anderson CMIOSH, MIIRSM, AIEMA on 14 September 2018 10:30:00 BST

If you’re thinking of embarking on a career in the environment or sustainability, you’ll no doubt be looking at what qualifications and experience you need to secure that dream job. This post will walk you through the different courses available to develop your environmental skills, what you can expect from environmental jobs, and the advantages of different professional memberships.

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