Jacobs creates 600 new energy transition jobs in UK and Ireland Locked

Consultancy giant seeks staff from infrastructure, science, aerospace, transportation, water, IT and manufacturing backgrounds

Europe, Global, UK

An investor view on how to successfully deliver global sustainable transformation    Locked

Remy de Tonnac, partner with  ETF Partners, considers the pivotal role of green finance in limiting global warming and ensuring a sustainable future for people and planet.

Global

AECOM recalibrates climate targets in line with net zero standard Locked

Consulting major’s net zero target pushed back to 2040, responding to stringent emissions reduction targets and NZ definition introduced by SBTi standard, as it moves to the “next phase” of ESG strategy. 

Global, North America, UK

GHD: Leveraging tech innovation for sustainable transformation

Brett Roberts, GHD Digital’s global market leader – digital environment, offers a preview of his presentation at the upcoming Environment Analyst Global Business Summit this August in Denver.

Global, North America

Collaboration delivers masterclasses for industrial decarbonisation Locked

Series will introduce principles that manufacturing companies can use to scale up their decarbonisation efforts.

Europe, Global

ERM inputs on emissions accounting standard for private equity Locked

Approach enables private equity players to aggregate emissions at fund level for investors and stakeholders.

Global, UK

EA Global Business Summit 2022: Q&A with Tom Lewis, WSP USA

Environment Analyst caught up with from Tom Lewis, climate, resilience & sustainability executive lead at WSP USA, ahead of his contribution to our global summit in August.

Global, North America

Green building consortium promotes circularity programme Locked

Major global consultancies support initiative to ensure circularity and efficiency in building and construction sectors.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

UK cities included in EU ‘climate trailblazer’ programme Locked

Chosen cities will be expected to address mobility, energy efficiency and green urban planning and to utilise synergies with other EU programmes. 

Europe, Global, UK

CSO hires accelerate, bolstering ESG scores Locked

A global survey by PwC found that companies appointed about as many CSOs in 2020-21 as in the prior eight years combined.

Global, North America

Stantec to plan Queensland’s net zero transport strategy Locked

Contract is one of the first for Stantec’s new south-east Queensland building services division, following Cardno acquisition

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global

Oil & gas compensation claims threaten energy transition, study warns Locked

Report argues that compensation clauses should be removed from trade treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty abandoned

Global, North America

Blackstone announces majority investment in Geosyntec Locked

Deal will strengthen Geosyntec’s ability to grow through further strategic acquisitions and the recruiting of top talent

Global, North America

Accenture snaps up German sustainability specialist  Locked

Transaction further strengthens Accenture’s sustainability capabilities becoming the third specialist acquired by the firm in the space this year

Europe, Global

EC report confronts impediments to nature-based solutions Locked

Research addresses knowledge gaps limiting the potential of nature-based solutions and enterprises.

Europe, Global

Sphera adds to automated lifecycle carbon assessment offering Locked

Company claims digitally-delivered real-time data is key to reducing products’ carbon footprints and meeting regulatory requirements.

Global, North America

AECOM H1 revenue dips but profitability is up Locked

Consulting giant reports drop in revenue for the first half, but highlights strong cash flow, healthy backlog and growth potential from ESG and infrastructure megatrends.

Global, North America

Science-based targets momentum swells to represent $38tn of global economy Locked

SBTi chief exec talks Environment Analyst through salient points of its latest progress report — indicating “exponential growth” in companies committed to climate targets in line with science and key challenges for the next phase, underlining “the important role of consultants”.

Global, UK

EPA announces $254m to tackle brownfield pollution Locked

Some 265 communities will receive funds to help with clean-up and site assessments, including on clean energy projects.

Global, North America

SNC-Lavalin incorporates ESG into credit facilities Locked

Sustainability-linked loan facilities will result in savings if emissions and staff diversity targets are met.

Global, North America

Expert Opinion: Hard-to-abate industries, net zero and the role of investors  Locked

Patrick Sheehan, managing partner with ETF (Environmental Technology Fund) Partners, considers how public policy intervention and private sector investment can combine to push heavy emitters towards low-carbon innovation and sustainable transformation.  

Europe, Global

ESG data market could exceed $1.3bn in 2022 Locked

Sustainable fund appetite is helping drive annual growth of 28% in the ESG data market.

Global, UK

GHD reflects on ‘solid’ financials, geographic expansion Locked

Revenue dips from last year's peak in "challenging climate", but firm flags solid growth trajectory

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global, North America

Climate, advisory & data solutions lift Jacobs Locked

Q2 results show growth across all lines of business, highlighting strategic areas of focus

Global, North America, UK

Consultancies seek solutions to hybrid work balancing act  Locked

Environment Analyst presents a summary of our latest 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.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Draft EU standards released for sustainability reporting directive Locked

Europe, Global

Insight: Closing credibility and capability gaps in ESG Locked

Exploring how market and regulatory forces around ESG & sustainability are creating unprecedented demand for talent, and how service providers are responding strategically. Experts from specialist advisory, training and recruitment firms offer tips for building world-class ESG capabilities.

Global

TRC pledges to reach value chain net zero by 2040 Locked

Another major force in US environmental consulting accelerates decarbonisation plans

Global, North America

Aussie consultancy acquires acoustics specialist Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

Asia-Pacific net zero company commitments lag at 8% Locked

But despite low corporate commitment levels, climate is now a C-suite issue across the region.

Asia Pacific, Global