Asian companies fail to prioritise biological diversity Locked

Study shows that while climate change may be on companies’ radar, declining biodiversity has not yet become a key concern.

Asia Pacific, Global

Global warming could reach ‘tipping point’, warns UN Locked

Carbon reduction pledges for 2030 need to be increased seven-fold to limit global warming to 1.5°C, report says

Global, North America

EU unlocks €32m to drive carbon neutrality in selected cities Locked

Two-year programme will fund large-scale pilot solutions across areas such as mobility, energy systems and built environment.

Europe, Global

Ricardo surfs on sustainability and global megatrends Locked

Profits and order book of UK-based engineering and sustainability consultancy surge as the world pursues net zero

Europe, Global, UK

Global consulting market: all change at the top as climate & ESG drivers dominate Locked

EA’s latest industry data and research report reveals emergence of the sector's own ‘big four’ as environmental & sustainability consulting market sees record M&A activity and solid post-COVID recovery through accelerating green transition opportunities. 

Global

McKinsey and Microsoft link technologies to accelerate decarbonisation Locked

Integrated platform will provide regular feedback to check progress of clients’ decarbonisation plans in real time.

Global, North America

EPA’s brownfields program promotes social justice Locked

Program allows the agency to support historically overburdened states, tribes, and communities 

Global, North America

Cultivo attracts top-tier board members as it starts to scale Locked

US fintech’s plan for ‘upstream’ portfolios of high quality natural capital aims to address supply issues and biodiversity crisis.

Global, North America

Large scale carbon capture hits the ground in Wyoming Locked

Deployment of carbon capture in line with global greenhouse gas reduction targets is now ‘technically possible’, according to the International Energy Agency.

Global, North America

EPA plans to put PFAS and PFOA under Superfund Locked

If finalised, the designation would require releases of PFOA and PFOS that meet or exceed the maximum levels to be reported to relevant authorities.

Global, North America

M&A: ESG and tech expertise continue to draw investment Locked

Latest US M&A roundup shows ongoing high levels of activity, with growing interest in E&S and digital know-how from private equity and global professional services firms.

Global, North America

Montrose focuses on generating long-term value from ESG Locked

Montrose Environmental Group has released its second annual environmental, social and governance report, outlining plans to deliver long-term value through its ESG strategy.

Global, North America

Integration, collaboration and smart data to define new era of consulting Locked

With the future of E&S consultancy a central theme at EA’s Global Business Summit, experts identified the key elements that will take the sector into a new paradigm.

Europe, North America

Expert Opinion: ESG information management takes to the cloud Locked

Data management for ESG can be burden or opportunity. Using Data-as-a-Service can offer a route to ensuring adaptability, quality and fitness for purpose, explains Martijn Groot, VP of marketing and strategy of global data services firm Alveo.

Global, North America

AECOM appoints ex-Deloitte exec to board Locked

Kristy Pipes is appointed to global infrastructure and environmental consulting firm’s board of directors, underlining growing cross-fertilisation trend within professional services industry.

Global, North America

Investor demand drives US entrée for sustainability specialist, Evora Locked

UK-based Evora Global opens its doors in New York with a remit to help fund managers keep investment flowing amid rising concerns about ESG regulation and sustainability.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

South Pole joins with Regrow to ramp up regenerative agriculture Locked

Climate solutions provider South Pole and agricultural technology company Regrow Ag are joining forces to scale the worldwide adoption of regenerative agriculture.

Europe, Global

Position Green acquires ESG advisory firm Klinkby Enge Locked

Acquisition consolidates Position Green's place in the northern European ESG consulting space.

Denmark, Europe, Global

Biden administration outlines plans for agency climate training Locked

The White House has issued instructions to its agencies on how to achieve the US government’s climate change ambitions, including through the development of sustainability training and engagement programmes for departmental officials.

Global, North America, United States

Ukraine war prompts EU investment to accelerate clean energy Locked

Investment is designed to scale up renewable energy, accelerate the use of sustainable transport and cut business and household energy usage

Europe, Global

California ‘first regulator’ to test for microplastics Locked

Microplastics have been found in creatures and environments worldwide, including in human placentas. The state now requires tests for its drinking water.

Global, North America

Waking up to the full potential of digital Locked

At Environment Analyst’s Global Business Summit in Denver, we caught up with GHD Digital's Brett Roberts, the firm's global environment market leader for digital enablement and transformation, on the unexplored potential of digital for the E&S consulting industry.

Global, North America

Oil industry: “We don't want to be the bad guys” Locked

Study examines tension within oil companies between need to participate in climate change mitigation, and requirement to perform financially.

Global, UK

G7 companies way off the mark for Paris climate goals Locked

CDP report finds that publicly disclosed ghg targets are only ambitious enough to align with a 2.7°C decarbonisation pathway.

Global, UK

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.

Europe, Global, UK

Climate information market improves risk prediction Locked

UK academics develop ‘prediction-market’ technology for forecasting climate risk, promising enhanced assessments for large-scale infrastructure and other types of investment.

Global, UK

SBTi to proceed with incorporation and forming technical council Locked

Science Based Targets initiative enters new, independent phase of development, overseen by multi-disciplinary independent authority.

Global, UK

SLR adds Australasian firm in latest acquisition Locked

Combination of SLR and 4Sight teams brings major sustainability focus to Kiwi market.

Asia Pacific, Global, New Zealand, UK

Net zero Australia could produce a ‘million new jobs’ Locked

Interim findings of national study point to clean energy exports and a growing expert workforce in northern Australia as components of the net zero vision.

Asia Pacific, Australia

South Pole and Siemens partner on net zero advisory service Locked

Agreement comes at at time of soaring energy prices and push for transparency on decarbonisation.

Europe, Global, Switzerland