The Institution of Environmental Sciences is a professional body representing the full spectrum of environmental disciplines – from fields as diverse as air quality, land condition, marine science and education – wherever you find environmental work underpinned by science.
Environmental Protection UK is a national charity that provides expert policy analysis and information on air quality, land quality and noise and their effects on people and communities in terms of a wide range of issues including public health, planning, transport, energy and climate.
We offer clear and critical analysis of UK government and European Union policy proposals through a range of high-quality publications and expert-led events, as well as up-to-date regulatory information through a comprehensive guide to UK and EU environment legislation.
UKELA (United Kingdom Environmental Law Association) is the UK forum which aims to make better law for the environment and to improve understanding and awareness of environmental law. We were established in 1988 and are a registered charity (299498) and a limited company (2133283). Our charitable objects include promoting, for the benefit of the public generally, the enhancement and conservation of the environment in the UK and advancing the education of the public in all matters relating to the development, teaching, application and practice of law relating to the environment.
Through Royal Charter, the Society holds the register for, and champions, Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) and Registered Environmental Technicians (REnvTech) registrants. Professional registration is peer recognised proof of the knowledge, experience and commitment required to consistently apply sustainable thinking and good practice to your work.
The Ground Forum is the ‘umbrella’ body for the ground engineering sector. The Ground Forum brings together five Learned Societies and four Trade Associations which collectively represent most construction-related ground engineering disciplines and gives the industry a single voice. We provide the focus for the UK ground engineering industry by effective communication between member organisations, enhancing their profiles, promoting awareness at a national and governmental level and taking the lead on common interests.
The East Land Quality Forum (ELQF) was established in March 2010 as a dedicated voluntary body offering free seminars for land quality practitioners within the East of England.
The aim of the Forum is to allow all those with a professional interest in land quality in the East of England to come together around three times a year. The Forum will meet, present and receive interesting papers, network in an open and friendly environment and collectively support work towards continuously improving our region’s land quality.
The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) is a non-profit making trade association established to improve the profile and quality of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The membership comprises UK organisations and individuals having a common interest in the business of site investigation, geotechnics, geoenvironmental engineering, engineering geology, geochemistry, hydrogeology, and other related disciplines.
We are the UK trade association for those who drill holes in the ground, manufacture/
supply drilling rigs & equipment, or supply services to the geotechnical and ground investigation industry. Our members cover: ground investigation; mineral exploration; water-well activities; ground consolidation; quarry drilling; geothermal drilling; directional drilling; ground anchors; piling; laboratory testing; training; specialist insurance services; geotechnical consultancy; drilling rig & equipment supply. We do not however include drilling for oil and gas.
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) represents the interests of piling, foundation and geotechnical contractors across the UK, promoting the highest levels of technical ability, quality and safety and it sets standards for the whole sector. Through its Associate Membership scheme, which extends to include consulting engineers, the FPS also represents associated geotechnical trades, sectors and plant manufacturers in their members supply chain that have a shared interest in the common goals and aims of the FPS.