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. 


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

Top 100 environmental & sustainability consultancy firms unveiled Locked

Environment Analyst’s Top 100 report identifies the largest E&S consultancies operating globally in 2020/21.

Europe, Global, North America

Arcadis and RPS report strong half year results Locked

Resilience business area delivers bulk of Arcadis revenue; RPS (which has just accepted a buyout bid from WPS) sees positive trends in urbanisation and natural resources — and a growing headcount.

Europe, Global, Netherlands, UK

M&A roundup features Canada and California Locked

The latest M&A announcements see specialist consulting firms in California and Canada snapped up in international deals including by Arcadis.

Canada, Global, Netherlands, North America, United States

Pledge to Net Zero surpasses 150 signatories Locked

Pledge gains 57 new signatories including: Arcadis, Waterman Group, Royal Meteorological Society and Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management

Europe, Global, UK

M&A roundup (inc. Arcadis, Jacobs, Terracon, TRC, and more) Locked

Latest crop of environmental industry acquisitions for latter half of February

Global, North America

Winners announced for billion-dollar US munitions site clean-up Locked

Environmental remediation services will take place at both conventional and chemical warfare munition sites around the world

Global, North America

Quality and transparency are key to offsets success Locked

An insight report from Environment Analyst examines the risks and opportunities of engaging with the voluntary carbon market, as well as its growth potential as demand is once again booming


Arcadis commits to science-based net zero Locked

Plan includes offsetting, switch to renewable energy for global operations and reducing business travel

Europe, Global

Energy transition key to net zero, finds Arcadis  Locked

The study was carried out using E3ME, a computer-based macroeconomic simulation model and data from 10 countries

Europe, Global

EcoVadis upgrades Arcadis’ sustainability rating to gold Locked

Places global consulting firm in top 2% of industry

Europe, Global

Insight: New era of US opportunity as finance and ambition line up

Policy and market forces are converging to catalyse a potentially explosive new era for environmental businesses in the US market, concludes the latest report from Environment Analyst

Global, North America

UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19 Locked

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

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Q&A: Rise of the forever chemicals Locked

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

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis appoints CSO Locked

Consultancy major sources first chief sustainability officer externally from client-side

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis feels pandemic pinch in FY20 Locked

Group slowdown in Asia, the Middle East and Europe offset by growth in the North America, Australia and Germany; environmental services business outperforms wider group

Europe, Global, UK

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

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, North America, UK

Arcadis to undertake wildfire recovery work Locked

Global, North America

Arcadis puts sustainable solutions at heart of strategy Locked

Euronext-listed player’s strategic reboot focuses on growth opportunities associated with key megatrends including climate change and digitalisation, as well as it’s ‘industry-leading ESG rankings’

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Consultants’ Q3 results hint of an upturn with a long way still to go Locked

Following the first six to eight months of pandemic-induced lockdowns and economic instability, the picture for some leading environmental consulting players features the tentative beginnings of an upturn.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Jacobs joins Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group

The 55,000-strong global consulting and technology group Jacobs has become the eighth member of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Global business coalition calls for action on nature Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis hails resilience of business on flat first half Locked

Solid North American business helps offset declines in other markets, as new CFO joins Netherlands-headquartered natural and built environment firm

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis sees limited impact from COVID-19 in Q1 Locked

2020 targets for 27,000-strong consultant now 'unlikely to be met’

Europe, Global, UK

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

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

Global, North America

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?

Europe, Global, UK

HSE consultancies pivot to tackle coronavirus

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis CFO steps down Locked

Europe, Global

Arcadis acquires Dutch sustainability consultancy Over Morgen Locked