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Partnership extends ERM’s satellite imagery facility Locked

Agreement will enhance firm’s capabilities in climate risk analysis, greenhouse gas monitoring, impact assessment for capital projects and other purposes.

Global, UK

ERM joins businesses warning of social unrest Locked

Senior business leaders have warned that widening inequalities, worsened by COVID, the Ukraine war and inflation, now threaten civil unrest.

Europe, Global

Offshore wind soars but concerns mount on insurance losses Locked

The global energy crisis has led to a demand for larger offshore wind turbines. But rising insurance costs from mechanical breakdowns may jeopardise the sector, warns underwriter.

Europe, Global

Tech/consultancy partnerships boost ESG data and reporting services Locked

Environmental & sustainability consultancies Anthesis, EcoAct and ERM have announced partnerships with tech firms to improve their ESG offer, while IBM says it is collaborating with the NYSE to enhance corporate ESG reporting.

Global, UK

AI brings hope and hype to environmental & sustainability sector

Generative AI has transformational potential for the industry, but firms will need to get serious on investment, business strategy and risk mitigation in order to reap the benefits.

Europe, Global, UK

Sphera works with ERM to digitise Argentinian O&G data Locked

Move follows ERM’s acquisition of Latin American finance and ESG consultancy NINT, in March 2023.

Global, North America

CDP is top of the ESG raters, finds ERM Locked

Research reveals that companies have low levels of trust in the accuracy of ESG ratings — but will spend up to $0.5bn per year on ratings-related costs.

Global, UK

ERM celebrates 'exceptional year' and expands in LatAm Locked

Global consultancy reports 29% growth in trading profit and affirms commitment to international expansion with latest acquisition, a Brazilian ESG advisory firm.

Europe, Global, Latin America & Caribbean, UK

ERM adopts sustainability tool from Salesforce Locked

Global consulting firm’s expertise on decarbonisation, target setting and reporting to be backed by Salesforce’s Net Zero Cloud software.

Europe, Global

ERM expands its US base Locked

Global sustainability consultant's acquisition of 50-strong Coho brings market insight, strategy development and change management expertise.

Global, North America

Sustainability trends report and GRI standard for metals & mining Locked

GRI drafts a reporting standard for the mining industry, while ERM’s Sustainability Institute considers the ESG requirements and challenges facing the sector.

Europe, Global, UK

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.

Europe, Global, UK

ERM commits to biodiversity at COP15 Locked

Consultancy declares company-wide commitment to protecting biodiversity and publishes TNFD reporting guidance.

Global, North America, UK

M&A round-up (inc. ERM, RSK, S&P, WSP) Locked

Flurry of industry M&A to end the year

Europe, Global, UK

ERM forms Asia-Pacific carbon management partnership Locked

Sustainability firm teams up with Asia Pacific partners to promote smart carbon measurement and management technology in the region.

Asia Pacific, Global

ERM publishes frameworks for corporate climate reporting Locked

Publications aimed at senior execs bring new approaches to climate scenario analysis and decarbonisation planning respectively.

Global, UK

Global corporates call for mandatory nature disclosures  Locked

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.

Global, UK

ERM acquires sustainability communications agency Shelton Locked

New acquisition will boost ERM’s capabilities in crafting clients’ sustainability stories.

North America, UK

ERM report guides C-suite on natural climate solutions Locked

Report urges firms to tackle value chains first, before turning to voluntary carbon markets.


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. 


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

Sustainability Consulting Awards winners announced Locked

Winners include Jacobs for transforming its internal net zero and sustainability performance; WSP’s game-changing acquisition of Golder; and RIO ESG’s role in developing an innovative AI-enabled ESG ratings platform

Global, North America, UK

Top 100 environmental & sustainability consultancy firms unveiled

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

Europe, Global, North America

Global Business Summit: ERM’s CEO on digital transformation, ESG and key megatrends

We spoke to ERM’s global chief executive officer Tom Reichert to get some early insights ahead of his Industry Keynote Address at our Global Business Summit next week.

Global, North America

WSP to acquire RPS, expanding E&S consultancy presence globally & in UK Locked

WSP’s agreement to purchase RPS will further Canadian-based firm’s ambition to become the premier global environmental & sustainability consultancy, with 23,000 experts worldwide.

Canada, Europe, North America, UK

MarineSpace acquisition ramps up ERM's renewables business Locked

ERM eyes expansion across global marine consultancy services.

Europe, Global, UK

Consultancies up the ante on NZ and ESG goals  Locked

Six months after the publication of Environment Analyst’s acclaimed ‘Consultancies in the race to net zero’ report – and in celebration of UK Net Zero Week – we explore how the top players are looking to advance their leadership role in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Global, UK

Unilever and WWF top annual ERM sustainability poll Locked

Social sustainability has decreased in perceived urgency compared with last year; experts suggest the war in Ukraine has diverted attention from the sustainability agenda.

Europe, Global

ERM strives to go further on sustainability Locked

Global consultancy articulates how it is ‘accelerating impact’ in latest sustainability report.

Europe, Global, UK

Industry report calls for climate disclosure harmony Locked

Study from ERM's Sustainability Institute and software firm Persefoni highlights "substantial convergence" among new climate disclosure frameworks.

Global, North America, UK