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Cross-disciplinary collaboration optimises land model

A Sustainability Delivery Group Expert Talk looked at how two departments in Arcadis combined forces to create contaminated land screening software. Sarah Winne and Katy Baker explain how difficult choices were made for the risk assessment model.

More jeopardy for Lower Thames Crossing

Could National Highways’ largest ever engineering project fall foul of budget pressures and environmental concerns?

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Purpose is key motivator for early career E&S consulting professionals

Environmental & sustainability early career professionals have their say on sector entry routes, job satisfaction, retention and the skills crisis in Environment Analyst’s latest survey.

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Glasgow best for quality of life; Oslo ‘most sustainable’

London, Glasgow and Edinburgh feature among the top 20 most sustainable cities in the 2022 Sustainable Cities Index from Arcadis.


2021 Brownfield Awards: BAE Systems win three awards

Dargavel Village, the regeneration of the former Bishopton armaments factory, won Best Ecological Enhancement award, Best Urban Regeneration/ Brownfield Scheme and Judges' Choice award

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Consultants help drive homes boost

Some of largest environmental consultancies in the UK are to advise Homes England on delivering new homes, including AECOM, Arcadis and WSP

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Roads contracts last piece of LTC jigsaw

In the final major contracts to be awarded, tenders worth £1.9bn have been announced for the Lower Thames Crossing’s approach roads

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UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19

Sector hits all-time high of £1.9bn in 2019 before pandemic forces decline last year; Jacobs confirmed new market leader, then RSK, WSP, AECOM and RPS; demand for climate change & energy services surges as net zero and climate resilience efforts ramp up

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Expert Q&A: Rise of the forever chemicals

Awareness of PFAS contamination continues to increase across the world. Jake Hurst, PFAS lead for Arcadis in the UK, describes the role that his company is playing in tackling it, in the US, Europe and elsewhere

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Consultancy trio to support Bristol transformation

Arup, Arcadis and Mott MacDonald appointed to assist Bristol in delivering its ambitious One City Plan

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Could ‘Dark Waters’ PFAS litigation set precedent?

A $4bn funding pot has been created by three chemical companies which have caused damaging PFAS pollution in the US. But legal battles are set to continue in North America and elsewhere, as Will Hachett reports

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Expert Opinion: What does recovery look like for regulated infrastructure?

As lockdown measures begin to ease, what does the future look like for the UK regulated infrastructure sector, and how can organisations start to plan for the ‘new normal’?

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Insight Briefing: Adapting strategy and planning for the ‘other side'

Environment Analyst gains exclusive access to an extraordinary virtual gathering of consulting and professional services firm CEOs to learn how their businesses are adapting to the new norms and rapidly-evolving business outlook, and what is expected to come in the aftermath of COVID-19

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Expert Opinion: What COVID-19 can teach us about risk and uncertainty

An infectious disease outbreak was a far greater risk than people thought. Joris Winters of Arcadis asks if a stronger focus on uncertainty could have made us more prepared?

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Brownfield Briefing Awards: Meridian One wins Project of the Year

Fourteen winners were announced and five entries highly commended at the fifteenth anniversary of Environment Analyst's Brownfield Briefing Awards.

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Insight Report: Digital revolution shapes environmental consultancy

Business leaders from international consulting firms reveal how they believe the digital revolution is changing the EC sector from the inside and out

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Digital innovation top of agenda for Global 23

Digitalisation is a theme dominating the airwaves and one which the environmental consulting sector is embracing in a bid to secure even greater efficiencies for its clients in an increasingly cost- and resource-conscious world

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Brexit checks UK environmental consulting market growth

Strong demand across multiple client sectors fuels another solid performance from the UK EC Top 30, although slowdown evident on Brexit worries finds EA’s latest market report

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Strengthening recovery for global environmental consulting market

Infrastructure related demand helps secure 3% increase in 2016, despite contraction in North American market experienced by EA's Global 23 players. Growth set to accelerate in 2017

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Market Insight: trends in UK contaminated land consulting (part I)

It has been a long and slow recovery for firms involved in site assessment and remediation design post recession, as they now face a shortage of skilled practitioners. EA looks at the current state of play and how services are evolving

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Global mega trends in environmental consulting 2017

Senior figures in the sector share their experiences and expectations of the key market forces shaping international demand for EC services

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Market Insight: UK infrastructure & environment

In the third and final part of this special series of features looking at environmental business drivers and disruptors, we look at why the infrastructure and housing regeneration markets have consultants so optimistic

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Market Insight: Energy and emissions catch 22

Where UK environmental consultancies are viewing opportunities for their services set against often seemingly divergent energy and emissions reduction policies, added to developments and threats on the international scene

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Market Insight: Brexit and the changing policy landscape

UK EC industry outlook 2017/18: risks, reaction and current consensus on Brexit and key environmental policy changes expected over the coming months

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Infrastructure influential in driving environmental consulting

EA’s latest client sector report details the scale and importance of infrastructure & development in driving the recent surge in demand for expert environmental advice in the UK

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Brexit: Environment industry business risks (part II)  

The second part of our special report exploring the environmental business case concerns and policy implications of the EU referendum as the countdown begins to next week’s vote, including results from EA's 2016 market trends survey on Brexit

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Brexit: Environment industry business risks (part I)

A special report summarising the business case concerns and environmental policy implications of Britain leaving the EU national referendum vote draws ever closer

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Consortium appointed in Lower Thames Crossing role

Arcadis, CH2M & Cowi JV see off competition to win technical and environmental support contract for £5bn infrastructure project linking Essex and Kent

Wide variation in performance of UK consultancy plcs

The share price performance of major London-listed consultancies varied significantly during the first half of 2010, a reminder that even amongst the sector’s largest, multidisciplinary players there is a great deal of difference between business models, strategy and execution