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Pressure mounts for systematic water-related risk assessment

Companies should be doing more to assess water-related supply chain risks and engage with suppliers to manage them, says global disclosure organisation CDP.

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Sweco and Arcadis report robust growth in revenues and profits

European-headquartered consulting majors sustain healthy growth rates buoyed by environment, energy and water sectors, holding sustainability in focus for acquisitions and strategy.

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Arcadis releases ambitious new three-year strategy

Reducing scopes 1 and 2 emissions by 70% in the next three years and ensuring more than 40% of its workforce are women are among its targets.

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Arcadis wins place on National Grid framework

New consulting framework will advise National Grid on decarbonising the UK energy supply and on its technology and cyber security priorities.

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From compliance to value creation: preparing for ESG disclosure rules

Company leaders need to look beyond sustainability reporting mandates to capture new opportunities for business resilience and transformation. Michelle Bachir of Arcadis shares her insights.

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Insight: Why PFAS rulemaking is a game-changer for US consultants

Following the new EPA law on enforceable maximum contaminant levels for PFAS, Environment Analyst takes the pulse of the US environmental & sustainability consulting sector and asks: is it ready to step up its PFAS support?

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Arcadis posts solid FY22 performance following ‘pivotal’ revamp

Twelve months into organisational restructure, the nearly 36,000-strong global consultancy major reports strong growth across the business. An important milestone in the company's net zero strategy was also marked.

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BMT joins EA’s Sustainability Delivery Group

International design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy BMT becomes the twelfth member of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group, as our new ESG-focused working group also debuts.

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Education, digitalisation and integration: all key to ESG

Full engagement of clients and staff from project outset is one of several core requirements for capitalising on this pivotal moment for ESG, said panellists at Environment Analyst's US market outlook webinar.

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US market analysis highlights immense opportunities for consultants

Our first standalone assessment of the US market finds a thriving industry post-pandemic thanks to the evolving regulatory framework and rise of ESG, albeit one that is undergoing significant structural change.

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Global corporates call for mandatory nature disclosures 

Consultancies Arcadis, ERM and SNC-Lavalin stand with over 330 multinationals saying they are ‘doing their part’ but tougher rules are needed to go further and faster.

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M&A latest (featuring Arcadis, Integral Consulting, TRC) 

A round-up of the latest acquisitions impacting the environmental consulting space

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Arcadis to acquire DPS Group

Arcadis brings Irish engineering group into the fold

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Arcadis sells SE Asian businesses to GISI

Deal doubles GISI’s presence in South East Asia, as Arcadis executes ‘footprint reduction’ with sale of Singapore and Hong Kong operations

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Further expansion for Arcadis

Netherlands-based global design, engineering and environmental consultancy Arcadis has announced its agreement to acquire all of the shares of German consulting and engineering company Giftge Consult GmbH.


From PFAS to the circular economy: summit roundtables tackle the big issues

Group discussions at Environment Analyst’s US business summit explored M&A trends, PFAS provisions and the importance of company values for attracting new hires.

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

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. 

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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.

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Top 100 environmental & sustainability consultancy firms unveiled

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


Arcadis and RPS report strong half year results

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.

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M&A roundup features Canada and California

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

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Pledge to Net Zero surpasses 150 signatories

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

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

Latest crop of environmental industry acquisitions for latter half of February

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

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

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Quality and transparency are key to offsets success

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

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Arcadis commits to science-based net zero

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

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Energy transition key to net zero, finds Arcadis 

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

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EcoVadis upgrades Arcadis’ sustainability rating to gold

Places global consulting firm in top 2% of industry

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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

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UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19

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