Jacobs in acquisition mode to accelerate shift to high value solutions Locked

With two sizable strategic investments announced in the last seven days - including a majority stake the UK’s PA Consulting - Jacobs is ramping up its tech-enabled solutions. FY20 financials point to resilient performance as CEO introduces ‘Focus 2023’ initiative

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

Sharpened focus generates favourable H1 for Jacobs Locked

Transformed portfolio 'demonstrates strong financial flexibility' in face of COVID shock, US firm reassures on solid first half

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs reveals climate plan to ‘set us apart’ Locked

The US-based consulting and technology group unveiled its climate action plan on 22 April, Earth Day, with Jacobs setting out how it will soon be able to boast a net-zero carbon impact with 100% renewable energy use.

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs execs take pay cut to help fund COVID-19 aid Locked

The US-based consulting and technology group has said its senior executives and board of directors have agreed to take a 10% reduction in salary or compensation.

Global, North America, UK

Ambisense contracted for LTC preliminary works Locked

UK

EIC pushes for ‘environmental net gain’ Locked

White paper calls for development projects to deliver broader and more holistic 'environmental net gain', building on the biodiversity net gain principal.

UK

Wood to sell industrial services business as part of rationalisation plan Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Jacobs commits to UK with 2,400 proposed new hires Locked

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Sustainability and tech-enabled execution at heart of rejuvenated Jacobs Locked

Reshaped and slim-lined Jacobs unveils company rebrand ‘showcasing technology-enabled solutions' on the back of strong FY19 top line and bottom line

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Jacobs invests in social value specialist Simetrica Locked

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Jacobs’ Hanford Plateau remediation contract extended Locked

Global, North America

Agency announces delivery partners for £80m client support framework Locked

The Environment Agency has appointed consultants to help deliver its capital investment programme for flood defence assets. AECOM, Arcadis and Mott MacDonald among winning bidders.

UK

Top US enviro firms surge to growth, reports ENR Locked

Annual sector survey points to healthy growth in demand, both at home and internationally

Global, North America, United States

Jacobs to acquire nuclear business of Wood Locked

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Insight report: Ecological services in full bloom Locked

Having doubled in size since 2010, ecological consulting and wildlife management services represent a growing success story for the UK environmental sector. EA explores the driving forces and how mandatory BNG, the rising natural capital agenda and tech innovation will impact.

UK

Jacobs signs Seequent data visualisation agreement Locked

Asia Pacific, Global, North America

Jacobs posts ‘strong’ Q2 after completing sale of ECR Locked

As US major quietly drops 'environment' from title of its ATN business

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Dounreay announces £400m decommissioning framework winners Locked

AECOM, Wood, Jacobs, Atkins (part of SNC Lavalin) and WYG among suppliers awarded Dounreay decommissioning framework position

Europe, UK

Environment Agency selects partners for £1.5bn flood & coastal risk framework Locked

Arup, Atkins (SNC-Lavalin), Jacobs and JBA all triumphant in NGSA bid, although one unsuccessful bidder shares concerns on the viability of Agency’s new procurement model

Europe, UK

Jacobs sets ‘bold growth targets’ in strategic update Locked

Investor day presentation illuminates ECR divestment rationale and shape of global infrastructure and tech-focused business going forward

Europe, Global, UK

Ofwat concerned with draft business plans from water firms Locked

Affinity, Hafren, Southern and Thames Water placed under significant scrutiny after business plans fall ‘well short’ of requirements.

Europe, UK

Homes England’s £100m framework winners revealed Locked

Europe, UK

Jacobs to support Highways England’s regional delivery framework Locked

Europe, UK

Jacobs commits to gender equality Locked

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CH2M boosts Jacobs’ results Locked

Mega-merger takes US firm's top line to another level, pushing Jacobs up global EC rankings as federal government income streams grow

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Why Jacobs-WorleyParsons deal signals change for global sector Locked

EA gets the lowdown on the somewhat remarkable aspects of the latest mega deal to impact the consulting & engineering space from Josh Lahre of AEC Advisors

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WorleyParsons to buy Jacobs’ energy, chemicals and resources division Locked

WorleyParsons is set to acquire Jacobs’ energy, chemicals and resources (ECR) segment in a US$3.3bn deal that will see Jacobs take an 11% stake in the expanded WorleyParsons

Global

Jacobs UK sees contracting turnover despite infra and sustainability services growth Locked

Europe, UK

Jacobs H1 results point to ‘strong fiscal 2018’ Locked

Europe, Global, UK