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Environmental Audit Committee

Commons Select Committee

Welcome to the Environmental Audit Committee's website. The Committee's remit is to consider the extent to which the policies and programmes of government departments and non-departmental public bodies contribute to environmental protection and sustainable development, and to audit their performance against sustainable development and environmental protection targets. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEAC.

Committee news

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Chair comments on Boohoo to link exec bonuses to environmental, social and governance improvements improvements
Environmental Audit Committee Chair reacts to the announcement that Boohoo Group will link executive bonuses to environmental, social and governance (ESG) improvements
19 May 2021
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Ofwat announcement on new investment in environmental projects
Philip Dunne MP reacts to the Ofwat announcement that the water sector is set to invest £2.8 billion in environmental projects
17 May 2021
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All eyes on Government Heat and Buildings Strategy as Ministers dodge EAC recommendations to improve energy efficiency of homes
Committee publishes Government response to their report, Energy efficiency of existing homes
13 May 2021
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Specialist Adviser vacancy for EAC inquiry into 'Sustainability of the built environment'
Can you help Parliament find the best routes to net zero for future building needs?
7 May 2021
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EAC to hear from 'green' sectors and traditionally high-carbon industries on green job opportunities
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will hear from green sectors and traditionally high-carbon industries on the potential of green jobs.
7 May 2021
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Supply chain for battery electric vehicles inquiry launched
Environmental Audit Committee considers the road to an effective electric vehicle supply chain
4 May 2021
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Regulatory barriers and lack of Government strategy stalling UK community energy on path to net zero
The Environmental Audit Committee publishes letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
30 April 2021
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Boohoo considering EAC recommendation to align bonuses with ESG improvements
Boohoo is looking into whether it can link senior executive remuneration incentives to Environmental Social and Governance improvements.
24 April 2021
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EAC to hold further session on fashion sustainability as Government confirms it is exploring Garment Trade Adjudicator
Committee will hold a further evidence session as part of its Fixing Fashion inquiry follow-up to examine the new Textiles 2030 voluntary industry initiative.
22 April 2021
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Abandoning GHG must pave way for improved energy efficiency scheme in Spending Review, says EAC
As Government announces an end to the Green Homes Grant scheme, EAC Committee writes to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy calling for clarity for contractors and homeowners
21 April 2021
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Comment: UK climate change target
Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP comments on the Government announcement that the UK has enshrined a new target in law to cut emissions by 78% by 2035
20 April 2021
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Here Comes The Summer: but are our waterways safe to be enjoyed recreationally?
The Committee will hear from leading academics and environmental campaigners as part of the inquiry considering the Water quality in rivers
19 April 2021
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The role of community energy in decarbonisation and its benefits to local areas to be considered by MPs
Committee to hold a one-off evidence session on community energy, as part of the umbrella inquiry on technological innovations and climate change
13 April 2021
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MPs urge Government to seize tidal power potential
Committee emphasises the substantial potential of the tidal power sector to contribute to the UK’s renewable energy mix
31 March 2021
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How can the construction industry become net zero ready?
The Environmental Audit Committee launches an inquiry on sustainability of the built environment
25 March 2021
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Net Zero impossible unless urgent action taken on energy efficiency this decade
The Environmental Audit Committee publishes Energy Efficiency of Existing Homes report
22 March 2021
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Minister quizzed on how a deposit return scheme can be rolled out
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the next steps for deposit return schemes
19 March 2021
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Packaging sector and experts questioned on the introduction of deposit return schemes
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the next steps for deposit return schemes
12 March 2021
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EAC calls for Garment Trade Adjudicator
The introduction of a Garment Trade Adjudicator could help stamp out non-compliance with labour market regulation in the UK garment industry, the Environmental Audit Committee has said.
12 March 2021
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Chair reacts to announcement on spare parts for electrical appliances
Environmental Audit Committee Chair comments on Government announcement that manufacturers will be required to make spare parts available for electrical appliances
10 March 2021
Total results 430 (page 2 of 22)