We represent Ibec environment policy to policymakers and regulators including the Department of the Environment, the Environmental Protection Agency, the European Commission and various local authorities.
In addition to our policy work, we also provide additional services to member companies with tailored legislation updates and training in environmental management.
How we develop environment policy
Ibec's Environment Policy Committee (EPC) meets quarterly and tracks environmental policy and regulatory developments at national, European and international level which may impact on the business community. The focus of the EPC is to ensure the achievement of environmental objectives in a manner that supports the competitiveness of Irish business. The EPC currently has three Working Groups covering waste policy, water services and broader regulatory affairs policy.
Ibec is guided in its engagement on environmental issues by the six Environmental Principles outlined in the attached.
- IBECs Environmental Principles.pdf - 25 Kbytes