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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.

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.

Global Environmental Consulting Strategies & Market Assessment 2020/21

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This report is a culmination of our ongoing research and continuous engagement with the leading players for over a decade. It provides a unique assessment and dataset to help you understand the value, dynamics and segmentation of the global environmental consultancy sector, with market data for 2019 and estimates for 2020 (and historically) - by company, region, by service area and by client sector - as well as growth forecasts for 2021-2024.

Global Competitor Analysis 2020/21

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Complete set of 25 profiles due this year, including: Advisian/Worley, AECOM, Antea Group, Arcadis, Cardno, Environmental Resources Management (ERM), GHD, Golder, HDR, ICF, Inogen Alliance, Jacobs, Mott MacDonald, Ramboll, Royal HaskoningDHV, RPS Group, SLR Consulting, SMEC/Surbana Jurong, SNC-Lavalin Group, Stantec, Sweco, Tauw, Tetra Tech Inc, Wood and WSP.

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey II: Global Edition

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey II: Global Edition

The results from our second COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey have now been published and point to a dramatic uplift in expectations in the wake of the global pandemic in terms of business performance compared to our first survey in June. 

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey: Global edition

CV-19 Industry Impacts Survey 2020 - Global Edition

Analysis of the results of our COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey, completed by practitioners and business leaders operating within the Global environmental services sector.


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.

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

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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.

The SDGs — mission impossible or sustainability game-changer?

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Environment Analyst's latest briefing explores the challenges and benefits of using the SDGs to underpin sustainability strategy and reporting — a growing trend within business and financial sectors.

Funding the build-back: where investments will be greenest

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Post-COVID financial recovery packages vary widely in their commitments to build back green. Here we compare offerings from the major economies and the opportunities they present for the sector. Vanessa Spedding reports.

Aftershocks and Opportunities Shaping the Industry in Australasia

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Business leaders from regional powerhouses - Beca, GHD and Surbana Jurong - offered insights on the state of play in the wake of the global pandemic and how they are strategizing for the new norms of consultancy.

Difficult decisions ahead for environmental business leaders

Difficult decisions ahead for environmental business leaders

Environment Analyst’s Ross Griffiths provides a roundup of some of the challenges, concerns and strategy options occupying the minds of environmental consulting business leaders during this crisis. Some have been anonymised to provide them the freedom to talk openly.

European consulting leaders respond to CV-19 and re-opening challenges

European Consulting Leaders Respond to COVID insight 2020

The latest of our special briefings based on AEC Advisors’ CEO Forums and COVID-19 industry impact survey statistics is focused on what’s happening in the European environmental consulting and wider professional services industry amidst the crisis. 

Strategic planning for the crisis and post-crisis era

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The third of our special reports based on AEC Advisors’ CEO Forum series addressing COVID-19 impacts and mitigation strategies provides views based on the bosses of Environmental Partners, Kleinfelder, Stantec and WSP.

Adapting strategy and planning for the ‘other side’

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Environment Analyst gained exclusive access to an extraordinary virtual gathering of consulting and professional services firm CEOs to learn how firms are adapting to the new norms and rapidly-evolving business outlook during the pandemic and what is expected to come in the aftermath.

Leadership at a Time of Crisis

Leadership in a Time of Crisis 2020

Consulting business leaders share their key lessons learned for coping in crisis mode, focusing on business continuity and resilience, employee management, and effective communications strategies, as well as the financial implications.

Improving the value proposition of environmental consultancy

The first Environment Analyst Business Leaders’ Forum meeting of 2020 saw animated discussion around three interrelated themes of digital disruption, value proposition and the future environmental consultant.

Exploring Pathways to Net Zero for the Oil & Gas Sector

Oil and Gas Insight Report 2020

Environment Analyst reports from IP Week, the annual convention of oil & gas sector business leaders, consultants and stakeholders to learn how an industry that is so entwined with the cause of the climate crisis is responding by finding lower carbon pathways and solutions.

Surviving the Make or Break Moments

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Environment Analyst offers key takeaways from the 30th Annual EFCG CEO Conference, where business advisors and sector leaders met to share their experiences of market ups and downs and strategies to address the most pressing industry challenges.

Competitor Profiles



Antea Group



Environmental Resources Management (ERM)





Inogen Alliance


Mott MacDonald


Royal HaskoningDHV


SLR Consulting

SMEC/Surbana Jurong

SNC-Lavalin Group




Tetra Tech