Author: Jordan Maloy

Utilities Against Slavery

The phrase ‘modern slavery’ is becoming ever more familiar. But what exactly is modern slavery?  An acknowledged definition is ‘the exploitation of people who have been forced, deceived, or coerced into a life of labour and servitude’[1]. To many of

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New Managing Director for Water Resources East

Water Resources East (WRE) has announced Daniel Johns – currently Head of Public Affairs for Anglian Water – as the new Managing Director, taking over from Robin Price. He will start work with WRE on 17th January 2022 and there

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Applications are now open for the MacRobert Award, the UK’s premier award for engineering innovation.

Winners receive a £50,000 cash prize. Deadline: 5pm, 31 January 2022 The Award is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious prize for engineering innovation. It recognises outstanding engineering innovation combined with proven commercial success and tangible societal benefit. Winners

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OECD survey of British Science

The OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Directorate aims to inform the definition and implementation of policies aimed at improving the current state of science in the UK as well as its impact on British society. Carried out since 2015, the

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The Environment Act is Here. The Next Step for Institute of Water Members? Action.

The Society for the Environment has welcomed the launch of the new Environment Act as a critical step in the right direction in our collective efforts to address the climate and environmental emergencies, but implementation is the biggest challenge and

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Owfat’s Principles for Public Value

When Ofwat published its Time to act, together strategy in 2019 it stated: “Companies will need to be run with a clear purpose, adding wider public value for customers and communities as well as for shareholders.” To conclude our ‘Social

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Diversity & Inclusion from MOSL

The UK water sector delivers the most fundamental public service: it provides reliable, resilient, safe and good quality water and wastewater services for everyone. Now, as the sector faces the challenges of climate change and greater demand from population growth,

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Social Purpose: A View from the Supply Chain

Halfway through the Institute of Water’s Social Purpose week we hear from Lila Thompson, CEO of British Water As water companies strive to fulfil the commitments of their individual social purpose pledges and the sector-wide Public Interest Commitment, I am

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Redefining our Social Purpose

On Day Two of the Institute of Water’s Social Purpose week we are featuring CCW and the views of their CEO, Emma Clancy, on Social Purpose. Water is one of life’s essentials, and the services offered by water and sewerage

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Introducing Institute of Water Social Purpose Week 2021

The UK water sector delivers the most fundamental public service: it provides reliable, resilient, safe and good quality water and wastewater services for everyone. Now, as the sector faces the challenges of climate change and greater demand from population growth,

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