Emission Impossible Ltd

Emission Impossible Ltd (EIL) is a consultancy specialising in the improved management of air quality and vehicle emissions.

EIL is a specialist consultancy with five employees. All EIL staff are chemical engineers or scientists with backgrounds in both the public and private sectors. This means that we not only understand the technical aspects of air quality management — we also understand policy.

We further combine our technical expertise and policy understanding with an ability to write clearly in plain English.

EIL was founded by Gerda Kuschel and Jayne Metcalfe in 2008. The company’s sum expertise totals 66 years working with a variety of clients and stakeholders in New Zealand on a full range of air quality management aspects. The team has produced more than 450 technical research papers, workshops proceedings, reports, general articles, submissions and public appearances on air quality, vehicle emissions and environmental sustainability issues.

EIL Code of Ethics

All EIL staff are charged with behaving with a high level of professionalism and integrity in their professional and personal activities having signed up to the company code of ethics (see below).

Everyone working at EIL has a duty:

  1. To adopt high ethical and moral standards and act to ensure the dignity, standing and reputation of his or her profession.
  2. To act only in areas in which he or she has competence and maintain a commitment to professional development.
  3. To work to high professional standards and not compromise his or her professional integrity.
  4. To remain objective and truthful in all professional reports, statements or testimony.
  5. To strive for the advancement of professional understanding of air quality and other matters and contribute to the education of others in EIL, in other professions and associations and in the community.
  6. To undertake his or her professional work in a manner that will contribute to the conservation or enhancement of the environment.
  7. To uphold the safety and health of the community above private or business interests in the performance of his or her professional duties.
  8. Not to criticise any person or organisation to gain business advantage or detract from another’s reputation.
  9. To advise a client, EIL or colleague of any conflict of interest which may influence judgment or affect the quality of service.
  10. Not to divulge information gained from a client or from professional activities unless approved by the rightful owner of that information.
  11. Not to use, without the owners consent, information or data derived or developed from another business or contract.
  12. To take personal responsibility for the integrity of data collected, advice given and reports developed and endeavour to prevent misrepresentation of that work.
  13. To promote EIL in a professional manner to colleagues, clients and professional acquaintances and not act in a manner which would bring EIL into disrepute.