May 28, 2020

Royal Academy of Engineering Strategy for 2020-25

Amidst the turmoil of the last two months we have been working to finalise the Academy’s strategy for the next five years, drawing on the thoughts that so many of you shared during the consultation process.   RAEng is now

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May 22, 2020

This World Environment Day and Beyond, Engage with the Biodiversity All Around Us

We are proud to support the UN’s ‘World Environment Day’ initiative.  This year’s theme is Biodiversity – and we want everyone to play their part. We’re looking for actions large and small – they all make a really positive difference.

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May 21, 2020

Outstanding Finalists Announced for the 2020 SocEnv Awards

The annual SocEnv Awards has once again attracted an extremely high calibre of entries. The record number of nominations have resulted in 12 finalists for the Environmental Professional of the Year award and 5 finalists for the Registrant Newcomer of

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May 19, 2020

Celebrating an Environmental Chartership Landmark: 10,000 and Rising

A significant milestone for environmental professionalism across sectors.  The Society for the Environment is delighted to announce that the 10,000th environmental professional has met the standard to achieve Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) registration. CEnv is a highly sought after, internationally respected

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May 6, 2020

National Engineering Policy Centre to provide advice to government on reaching net zero emissions

The National Engineering Policy Centre, led by the Royal Academy of Engineering, has convened a diverse range of experts to provide agile and continued advice to government to help address the long-term global threat posed by climate change and support

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May 5, 2020


Dunfermline Waste Water Treatment Works has turned to green energy to boost Scottish Water’s pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2040. It is the latest Scottish Water site to have solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels installed. Scottish Water Horizons, our

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April 30, 2020

Supply chains: call for input

The Royal Academy of Engineering and its partners across the National Engineering Policy Centre are working to support government by helping identify potential future shortages and bottlenecks across critical supply chains in coming months. We would like to hear from engineers from

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April 26, 2020


Are you a member of the Institute of Water and keen to find out about water challenges and solutions worldwide? If so, there is an amazing opportunity just around the corner. The International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition will

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April 24, 2020

Anthony Ferrar appointed as Water UK Chairman

Anthony Ferrar has been appointed the new Chairman of Water UK. He replaces Sir Brian Bender who held the role since August 2015. Anthony previously held the position of Managing Director at SES Water for 11 years before retiring in

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April 22, 2020

Sarah Bentley announced as Thames Water’s new CEO

Thames Water has today announced the appointment of Sarah Bentley as chief executive officer, starting this autumn. During her time at Severn Trent, Sarah has been the chief customer officer responsible for customer retail and network operations, group technology and transformation.

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