COP26: NbS agreement needed to temper climate pessimism Locked

Agreement on nature-based solutions is most desire outcome from COP26 meeting, finds survey

Europe, Global

What the low carbon economy transition means to ERM Locked

How the evolving needs of ERM’s key clients - particularly around the energy transition and decarbonisation - are informing the billion-dollar revenue global sustainability consultancy’s growth strategy and how its recent clutch of acquisitions are helping to meet those needs

Europe, Global, UK

Strategic sustainability now top indicator of leadership Locked

ERM-backed survey reveals changes to corporate sustainability focus through pandemic

Global

Additional low-carbon tech advisory buy for ERM Locked

Global sustainability consultancy ERM has announced the acquisition of Element Energy, a specialist consultancy headquartered in Cambridge, UK

Europe, Global, UK

ERM reports on sustainability progress, buys renewables consultancy Locked

Latest acquisition by London-headquartered consultancy underlines focus on energy transition opportunities

Europe, Global, UK

ERM emissions data benchmarks US O&G firms Locked

A new online service compares US oil and gas companies on their emissions of greenhouse gases

Global, North America

‘Long road ahead’ for private equity on climate Locked

Research based on interviews with 27 leading private equity partners - which between them have more than $3.2tn under management - has revealed that the private equity sector has a long way to go before it has fully integrated both systemic risks and investment opportunities associated with climate change.

Global

ERM acquires low-carbon consultancy E4tech Locked

London-headquartered consultant adds further capabilities around energy transition

Europe, Global, UK

Soaring demand and cultural compatibility: M&A today Locked

A sellers’ market and soaring demand characterise the acquisition landscape in the consulting engineering space, but buyers are no less determined to ensure cultural compatibility between M&A matches

Global, North America, UK

Exploring the ESG imperative for mining firms Locked

How publicly-traded mining firms - and those looking to list - might best prepare for increased scrutiny from ESG ratings agencies and other stakeholders was the subject of a webinar hosted by ERM in Singapore. EA reports

Asia Pacific, Global

ERM supports JPMorgan Chase on green investment strategy Locked

The bank’s Carbon Compass tool, developed with consultancy ERM, supplies greenhouse gas weighing across its loan portfolio

Global

ERM reveals role in pioneering US offshore wind project Locked

The global sustainability consultancy was key to the US’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm being approved for construction

Global, North America

KKR to buy majority share in ERM from OMERS and AIMCo Locked

New York investment house KKR secures majority share in ERM, valuing the global environmental consultancy at $2.7bn

Europe, Global, UK

Consultancies make fresh sustainability commitments Locked

Four of the leading global environmental consulting firms have in recent days committed to new or more ambitious climate and sustainability targets for their own operations

Global, North America, UK

ERM acquires Sustainalize to enhance ESG offering Locked

The acquisition of the Dutch-based firm will expand ERM’s sustainability consulting services in the Europe

Europe, Global

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

ERM acquires HSE firm First Option Locked

Latest M&A deal for London-based global EHS and sustainability consultancy increases presence in film and media industry

Europe, Global, UK

Management consultants boost ESG credentials Locked

Accenture is the latest professional services firm to invest in an ESG data platform, having announced a deal with Arabesque S-Ray. Environment Analyst provides a round-up of the latest moves and motivations of the Big 3 and their ilk in this space

Global

Insight Briefing: Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector Locked

An update on the energy industry's progress towards decarbonisation as it faces the toughest of operating environments and renewed urgency of action post-COVID

Europe, Global, UK

Sustainability experts decry woeful progress towards SDGs Locked

The majority of sustainability professionals surveyed for a new report say that progress towards each of the 17 SDGs in the five and a half years since their adoption has been poor.

Global

ERM to provide certified training in EcoVadis ratings system Locked

Europe, Global

EV sales surging in spite of COVID-19 Locked

Fleet electrification driven by sustainability policies is leading a worldwide switch from petrol and diesel to electric vehicles (EVs), finds report by ERM company MJBA

Global, North America

ERM acquires safety consultancy, joins Open Footprint Forum Locked

Europe, Global, North America, UK

ERM acquires renewable energy consultancy Arcus Locked

Purchase strengthens ERM’s renewable energy advisory capabilities in Europe and Africa as global investment in clean energy increases

Europe, Global, UK

Early momentum carries ERM to respectable year end Locked

Impacted by the global pandemic and national lockdowns, headwinds in Q4 pull down an otherwise solid performance for acquisitive London-headquartered environmental consultancy in its latest fiscal year

Europe, Global, UK

ERM investor OMERS reported to be considering exit Locked

Canadian firm OMERS Private Equity is said to be weighing up future options for the global environmental consultancy ERM, in which it holds a major stake, including a potential sale which could value the London-headquartered firm at $2.5bn.

Europe, Global, 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

Will SDGs be a sustainability game changer? Locked

Growing interest in using the UN SDGs as a framework for sustainable investing and corporate ESG performance is evidenced from a plethora of initiatives and services. The latest Insight Briefing from EA investigates

Global

ERM survey finds ESG gives firms the edge Locked

A survey of over 50 leading private equity firms undertaken by London-headquartered global environmental consultancy ERM, suggests companies that have embraced ESG are enjoying a clear advantage in terms of value creation.

Europe, Global, UK

Global business coalition calls for action on nature Locked

Europe, Global, UK