Research by topic: Environmental management

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Projects underway

susdrain - the community for SuDS
susdrain is an exciting community that provides up to date guidance, support case studies and photos as well as discussion forums and networking opportunities.
Update of environmental good practice on site guide
This project will update CIRIA report C741 Environmental good practice on site guide (fourth edition). It will provide up to-date, practical guidance on delivering sustainable construction at the site level by effectively managing a range of envi
Managing archaeology in construction
This project will support the realisation of the benefits that archaeology can bring to projects; building on CIRIA’s current guidance – Archaeology and development - a good practice guide to managing risk and maximising benefit (C672).
Delivering green infrastructure to enhance the performance of linear assets
This project seeks to produce a range of outputs for clients and planners, highlighting examples of good practice on implementing green infrastructure along the linear infrastructure network and in doing so help share good practice between ...

Project proposals

P3321 Driving Net Zero Carbon - Community of Practice
This new initiative brings together sustainability practitioners from across multiple sectors and disciplines within infrastructure to help the Government drive the pathways to NZC 2050 .
 
P2968 - Supporting environmental good practice on site through e-learning
CIRIA is proposing to develop a series of e-learning modules that build on the content of the fourth edition of the Environmental good practice on site guide (C741) and the existing accompanying one-day classroom training course (IEMA approved).
 
Expansion of environmental toolbox talks
CIRIA will liaise with CECA and Build UK to expand the suite of toolbox talks and provide up-to-date, comprehensive guidance and learning tools to the industry.
 
P3055 -Working with wildlife - supporting effective management on construction projects
This project will update CIRIA’s Working with wildlife: guidance for the construction industry (C691) by reflecting changes in regulation, legislation and development in practice since its publication in 2011
 
P3059 - Management of invasive species - update of CIRIA guidance
This project will update CIRIA’s previous guidance and will be complemented by a series of briefings describing individual invasive species and detailing the relevant techniques to manage them.
 
P3164 - European Protected Species Policy
This project will review experience and lessons learned from the application of the different licencing approaches presented by the new European Protected Species Regulations. The project will gather evidence on successful innovative implementation o