Career profile: Muhammad Ali MIEMA

about 1 year ago by Digital Team

Environmental manager/portfolio sponsor for environment and air quality, Transport for London Why did you become an environment and sustainability professional? I have two personal interests; politics and the environment, and I am interested in how effective legislation or policy can influence the environmental agenda. Essentially, this brought me to work on environmental matters in local gover...


Challenged by a chimp? Take the factfulness test

about 1 year ago by Digital Team

By Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund £12.99 by Sceptre “Is the world a better place to live in than it was 30 years ago?” That’s exactly the type of question thrown at you by public educator and statistics guru Hans Rosling in Factfulness. Sadly, Rosling, who was listed in The Times as one of 2012’s most influential people, died last year – but not before penning his first boo...


Latest membership upgrades June 2018

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Associate (AIEMA) Marlene Moreau, RRC International Luisa Brotas, London Borough of Hackney Mike Rytwinski, Harron Homes Guy Dale Daniel Richardson, Davy Markham Ltd Karen Gilbert, Exterion Media (UK) Ltd Krzysztof Polak, Freemans of Newent Ltd Wuraola Aina Rachel Griffin, Ministry of Defence (Navy) Richard Smart, DB Cargo UK Ltd Mark Duggan, Gen2 Property Ltd Mahmoud Hashish, Jacobs ZATE Peter...


Salaries By Industry And Sector

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The median annual salary for a full-time environment and sustainability professional stands at £40,000, up 2.6% on the 2017 figure of £39,000. This is comfortably above that for UK employees nationally, which was £28,758 in April 2017, according to the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It compares favourably to the ASHE full-time sa...


Details Of The 2017 Survey

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A total of 1,053 members responded to the IEMA practitioners’ survey, which was carried out online between 20 December 2017 and 12 January 2018. Of the 1,028 who gave their gender, 43% were women and 57% were men. The sample broadly reflects the composition of IEMA membership. Around 4% are graduate members, 12% are affiliates and 12% associate members. More than one in five (22%) have full mem...


Pay Trends And Prospects For 2017

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The latest figures from pay analysts XpertHR reveal that pay rises effective in January 2018 were worth a median 2.5%, their highest level for almost four years. This is still lower than the going rate for pay rises before the 2008/09 recession, and both Brexit- related uncertainty and the continuing issue of low UK productivity growth are likely to continue to restrain pay over 2018. On the ot...


A Fulfilling Career Path

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“It’s too important to work in anything else!” was the answer one respondent gave when asked why they chose to work in the environment and sustainability profession. People enter the profession for a wide variety of reasons, but having a long-standing interest in the environment or sustainability (35%) and wanting to make a difference (22%) came top of the list when respondents gave their origi...


The IEMA State Of The Profession: Survey 2018

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IEMA’s annual member survey reveals a narrowing gender pay gap and rising optimism. Most environment and sustainability professionals describe their jobs as challenging, but they are more optimistic than a year ago about tackling the world’s environmental challenges, findings from the latest IEMA survey reveal. The survey – a comprehensive annual snapshot of the views and workplace experience o...


Renewable energy jobs reach 10.3 million worldwide

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The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs in 2017, with a record-breaking 10.3 million people now employed in the sector globally. That is according to data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which reveals that a growing number of countries are reaping the socio-economic benefits of renewables. However, China, Brazil, the US, India, Germany and Japan ...