Duncan Symonds, head of infrastructure at WSP commented: “Every Budget and Autumn Statement we get some sort of appendix update about the national infrastructure plan and it strikes me that it would be more informative to know which individual government departments are pulling their weight and which are delaying the delivery of important projects. I […]

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The Natural Capital Committee was established to give independent advice to Government on the state of England’s natural Capital and help incorporate natural capital into the fabric of national and corporate decision making. It’s 2nd report has been published. The report contains three key messages: 1)Some assets are currently not being used sustainably. The benefits […]

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EU ‘The Permanent Representatives Committee approved a draft directive establishing a framework for maritime spatial planning, which is aimed at contributing to sustainable growth of maritime economies and the sustainable development of marine areas. It herewith endorsed a compromise  reached between the Greek presidency and representatives of the European Parliament on 6 March. Maritime spatial […]

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The UK Water Research and Innovation Partnership’s new report on the potential of the UK water technology industry. ‘Tapping the Potential: A fresh vision for UK water technology’ (see below)  is focused on a clear goal: to see the UK establish itself as an innovation powerhouse in the global water technology sector, driving sustainable growth […]

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