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Environment Analyst Global collects data from environmental and sustainability consultancies worldwide and compiles a unique dataset showing market dynamics in the sector. Our reports provide specialist data and intelligence on the leading players worldwide plus insight into market drivers and opportunities in all regions and service areas.

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Note: we also offer detailed research into the UK environmental consulting market through Environment Analyst UK via a separate subscription.

US Environmental & Sustainability (E&S) Consulting Market Assessment 2021/22

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Environment Analyst’s first, standalone assessment of the US environmental & sustainability (E&S) consulting market offers a unique window into market dynamics, and includes: an executive summary; industry rankings tables, company benchmark data and KPIs (including year-on-year E&S revenue growth, average contract value, revenue per head and staffing changes); market revenue breakdowns by service areas and client sectors, and by top ten states for the latest FY20/21 year; and market growth forecasts to FY25/26. It also presents our analysis of how the latest government policy and regulation, and developments in the corporate and financial world, are shaping demand for specialist E&S consulting services.

Global Environmental & Sustainability Consulting Strategies & Market Assessment – Overview & Data Pack 2021/22

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Featuring our latest data and analysis, our flagship report is a culmination of our ongoing research and engagement with the leading global E&S consulting players for over a decade. It provides an detailed assessment of the E&S consulting market, to help you understand the value, dynamics and segmentation of the global environmental & sustainability consultancy sector, with market data for 2020/21 (and historically) - by company (based on the ‘Global 30’ market leaders), geographic region, E&S consulting service area and client sector - as well as growth projections for 2022 to 2025. Read our summary article here.

Top 100 Environmental & Sustainability Consultancy Firms 2022

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Environment Analyst’s Top 100 Environmental & Sustainability (E&S) Consultancy Firms 2022 report includes critical information on the ranking of the Top 100 largest E&S consultancies, by global E&S consulting revenue.

This unique, comprehensive dataset, was compiled through rigorous research of, and engagement with, the leading firms, and provides critical, independent market intelligence to help business owners, directors and investors with their planning and investment decisions.

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Future of Environmental & Sustainability Consultancy Survey (Global Edition)

Future of Environmental & Sustainability Consultancy Survey (global edition)

Our membership survey report provides timely industry data for budget-setting for the year ahead and beyond. Despite some significant headwinds - particularly around talent and resourcing, not to mention ongoing pandemic pressures - the outlook appears extremely positive for the environmental and sustainability advisory sector. Read our executive summary here.

ESG strategies: Consultancies in the race to net zero

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This report explores the multifaceted drivers and challenges for consultancies in relation to target setting and working towards their climate goals, and details best practice learnings and decarbonisation innovations from the last couple of years as ESG pledges and disclosures have ramped up. We reveal which firms are leading — and lagging — in their net zero approaches.

Insights

Strategic engagement and systems thinking are key to staying competitive

Strategic engagement and systems thinking are key to staying competitive

Environment Analyst summarises the outcomes from our US Business Leaders’ Forum, which explored shifting expectations around ESG, the importance of embedding sustainability throughout infrastructure projects and the need to engage at strategic level to stay competitive.

Consultancies up the ante on net zero and ESG goals

Consultancies up the ante on net zero and ESG goals

Six months after the publication of Environment Analyst’s groundbreaking ‘ESG Strategies: Consultancies in the Race to Net Zero’ report, we have re-evaluated how the top players are advancing their leadership role in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Closing credibility and capability gaps in ESG

Closing credibility and capability gaps in ESG

The rapid acceleration of the ESG, in combination with the corporate sustainability agenda and game-changing regulatory developments, is creating unprecedented demand for talent. Business leaders from the specialist advisory, training and recruitment world take a deep dive into the strategies for building world-class expertise and workforce capacity in the ESG & sustainability space.

Consultancies seek solutions to hybrid work balancing act

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We presents the outcomes of Environment Analyst's Business Leaders’ Forum, where participants based in Europe and North America discussed how the ‘new normal’ approach to hybrid work is affecting everything from business structure to corporate culture.  The closed session allowed participants to discuss the ramifications of remote work for company strategy, retaining talent and client interaction.

Strategies for engagement in the battle for talent

Attracting & Retaining Talent

We presents a summary of our North American Business Leaders’ Forum, which discussed the impact of Covid on employee turnover, recruitment challenges and the competition for talent. The Forum featured opening remarks from Diane Woodall, Vice President, People & Organization at Wood, Lisa Kay, Chief Operating Officer at NV5 and Priya Jain, Chief Growth Officer at Atlas.

Perspectives on standards and sustainability reporting

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Environment Analyst presents a summary of our Sustainability Delivery Group roundtable, which looked into the latest developments in corporate sustainability reporting. The event featured a presentation from Matt Rusk, head of the North America regional hub for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), who introduced the new ‘universal’ standard from GRI and touched on developments influencing the current and future sustainability reporting landscape. 

Integrity at stake: Voluntary carbon offsets on the journey to net zero

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The voluntary carbon market is booming. Environment Analyst explores the pitfalls, the potential and optimum practices for buying emissions offsets as part of net zero planning – with insights from experts converging on transparency, discipline and quality as key priorities.

Social Value: bringing sustainability to the people

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Social value is emerging as a golden thread underpinning ESG and sustainability. It is redefining projects and transforming return on investment calculations. Importantly, it is enabling the delivery of truly sustainable outcomes to those who need it most. Here, we explain the evolution of social value, and explore the business opportunities for consultants.

Investors require ‘proof over promises’ on ESG

Investors require ‘proof over promises’ on ESG

Environment Analyst presents a summary of our latest Sustainability Delivery Group (SDG) roundtable, which discussed investor priorities on ESG analysis and systemic action on climate change. The roundtable also featured a presentation from  Rev. Kirsten Snow Spalding, Senior Program Director with Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk & Sustainability.

Changing landscape accelerates market for ESG solutions

Changing landscape accelerates market for ESG solutions

Environment Analyst explores how the renewed focus on environmental and social progress for business and investors - expedited through the global pandemic - is translating into demand for ESG advisory, technology and data services. We also speculate how client demand and service provision may evolve in response to COP26 and other emerging drivers.

Investor Perspectives: Growing Momentum for ESG Analysis and Systemic Action on Climate Change

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We present the findings and recommendations from this Business Leaders' Forum, where Kirsten Spalding, Senior Program Director, Ceres Investor Network, shared her thoughts on the growing momentum for ESG analysis and systemic action on climate change. The forum also discussed how investor demands of corporate leaders are getting clearer, and how collaborative actions between investors and companies, policy makers and regulators are having real economy impacts. Here, we present the findings and recommendations from the Forum.

Environment Analyst's Global Business Summit 2021: Green finance & ESG moves mainstream

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A major focus of the Environment Analyst Global Business Summit 2021 was the need to transition towards a global sustainable operating model, which is multi-layered and intricate. Challenges of this size and magnitude require solutions that are backed by innovative and effective funding strategies. And lots of them.

Environment Analyst Business Summit 2021: Roundtable Insight Briefing

Business Summit 2021 - Roundtable Insight

We’ve collated the key takeaways and discussion outcomes from the Environment Analyst Business Summits roundtable meetings, which were moderated by guest experts in the environment and sustainability services sector from around the globe.

Environment Analyst Global Business Summit 2021: Opportunities & challenges fuelled by ESG

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Following Environment Analyst’s Global Business Summit 2021 (8-17 June), we highlight some of the key opportunities and challenges that are likely to shape demand for environmental and sustainability (E&S) consulting and advisory services worldwide over the next few years based on the summit presentations and discussions.

Outcomes of North American Business Leaders’ Forum 2021

North American Business Leaders’ Forum 2021

Executives from 16 environmental consulting and engineering firms active in the US and Canada participated in an Environment Analyst roundtable on May 5th organised by our Sustainability Delivery Group. We discussed the new space for ESG-focused sustainability advisory services now opening up in North America having gained momentum in Europe over the past few years.

Energy, equity and expertise: three linchpins of an evolving US market

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In the run-up to Environment Analyst's Global Business Summit 2021, we spoke with top environmental executives from five major companies with a US presence to glean their insights into post-pandemic prospects for the industry.

Management consultants build momentum in climate and sustainability

Management consultants build momentum in climate and sustainability

Environment Analyst explores the recent moves and initiatives by the world's leading business strategy and transformation consultants to raise their game in the sustainability space.

Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector

Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector

Environment Analyst attended IP Week, the annual convention of oil & gas business leaders, consultants and industry commentators to gauge the progress being made on the industry’s pathway to delivering net-zero carbon emissions and how plans and pledges are being turned into action.

Competitor Profiles

Advisian/Worley

AECOM

Cardno

ERM (Environmental Resources Management)

GHD

HDR

ICF

Inogen Alliance

Jacobs

Montrose Environmental

Mott MacDonald

NV5

Ramboll

Royal Haskoning

RPS

SMEC

SNC Lavalin-Group

Sweco

TAUW

Tetra Tech

Wood

WSP