A climate and ecological emergency
The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is the leading royal chartered professional body dedicated to sustainable management of the environment, globally.
· We recognise the existential crises humankind faces from global overheating, increased instance of extreme weather events and wildlife loss.
· Environmental professionals hold the key to developing and implementing solutions to the climate and ecological emergency.
· We must also recognise how our own activities contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss.
As an Institution, we therefore commit to: