The State of Environmental Law 2011-2012
This report, published on 23 May 2012, sets out key findings from a major research project into the State of Environmental Law, as well as UKELA's recommendations for reforms and further research. The follwing article, originally published in the Loop (Issue 9, June 2012), gives a brief summary:
You can view the speaker presentations from the launch event held at Kings College, London on 23 May, below.
The research project has involved a collaborative effort between UKELA, King's College London and the Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University. It was carried out in three stages.
The Interim Report sets out findings and conclusions from the initial research and data gathering stage, November 2010 - April 2011. This work involved desk based research and interviews with key figures in UK environmental law, from legal practitioners and judges to government and academic lawyers, as well as industry representatives.
Member Consultation Report
This report and appendix presents the results of the second phase of the project's research, August - October 2011. This involved consulting UKELA's working parties and members to test the validity of the Interim Report findings and conclusions.
Business Perceptions Report
This Report presents the results of the final research stage. The empirical work was carried out by the Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) at Cardiff University, December 2011 - February 2012. This work sought to capture business views of environmental legislation.