We are delighted to announce that Isobel Wilson, CIHT Policy Advisor – Transport Technology, and James Elliott FCIHT, Elliott Asset Management have won the PIARC UK Climate Change and Resilience award for their research paper titled ‘How to encourage Green and Blue Infrastructure in the Transport Sector’.
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The award-winning paper submitted by Isobel and James was based on the recent CIHT report ‘Green and Blue Infrastructure: a transport sector perspective’.
The paper covers:
The key messages from this report can be summarised as a need for:
The PIARC UK award was presented at the Department of Transport by David Ogden (Chair of PIARC UK) on 18th September – from Left to right – Isobel Wilson, James Elliot, David Ogden.
PIARC is an international organisation that fosters and facilitates global discussion and knowledge sharing on roads and road transport. The Association now boasts 125 government members worldwide and retains consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. For more on PIARC go to: www.piarc.org
PIARC UK is the United Kingdom National Committee of PIARC.
This PIARC UK award for Climate Change and Resilience coincides with the launch of a new CIHT Learn course (free to CIHT members) ‘An Introduction to Green and Blue Infrastructure’.
By completing this CIHT Learn course we hope that users will:
The CIHT's "Introduction to Green and Blue Infrastructure" is an excellent, user-friendly resource for anyone interested in sustainable development. It's informative, practical, and easy to follow.
The inclusion of case studies is a major plus, course simplifies complex concepts, making it accessible for all levels of participants.
Whether you're a professional or just curious, this guide is an asset for a greener future. Highly recommended!
The Institute of Chartered Foresters:
The ICF is pleased to endorse this course, which will give our members and others the cross-sector understanding on how to incorporate Green and Blue Infrastructure into their working practice.
CPD is defined as any activity that provides new knowledge or skills that help you to achieve your professional development goals or has otherwise helped you to develop as a highways and transportation professional
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