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Environmental & sustainability consulting shifts gear in era of transformation

EA report finds accelerating market growth, supported by vibrant M&A scene and ratcheting green finance streams. The ‘Great Reshuffle’ has brought climate and sustainability factors to the forefront of client projects and investment programmes, as well as internal competitor strategies.

Global, UK

Unlocking the energy transition: top execs push against barriers Locked

A major, pre-COP28 global corporate attitude survey undertaken by AECOM dives deep into the factors motivating and blocking action on the energy transition at senior executive level.

Global, North America, UK

Federal contracts for Great Lakes clean-up and orphaned oil and gas wells Locked

AECOM, EA, Black & Veatch and Street Legal Industries bag contracts supported by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and Superfund.

Global, North America

AECOM details ESG project screening approach Locked

Infrastructure engineering and environmental consulting giant introduces ESG risk screening framework for all projects, with sustainability front and centre of business strategy and client engagement efforts.

Global, North America

Addressing the scope three challenge

Scope 3 represents industry’s single greatest opportunity to make a significant reduction in our greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions. AECOM's Robert Spencer and Ryan Burrows share their expertise on how to address the scope 3 challenge.

Global, UK

Business Leaders' Forum: Bringing ESG up to speed Locked

Environmental & sustainability consultancy executives discussed the challenges of integrating ESG and developing the requisite skills within their own and their clients' organizations in the context of increasingly polarized views of ESG stateside.

Global, North America

ESG experts set out steps to sustainable transformation

Leading environmental & sustainability consultants present case studies and recommendations to assist organisations in navigating the complex world of ESG and sustainability integration.

Global, UK

EU businesses back Nature Restoration Law Locked

Detractors claim new law threatens livelihoods of farmers and fishers, but supporters say it will be essential to the viability of European soils.

Europe, Global

AECOM secures key US water protection role Locked

Five-year contract includes creating incident-specific emergency response plans and updating design standards.

Global, North America

AECOM surfs on sustainable growth Locked

US-based major signs climate charter as strong results reflect US and world investment in green growth.

Global, North America

Global Business Summit 2023: Why systems thinking is key to ESG success

Environment Analyst spoke with Justin Mosquera, global ESG business lead at AECOM, to gain some early insights ahead of his roundtable session at our Global Business Summit in Chicago this June.

Global, North America

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

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?

Global, North America

Key appointment for AECOM’s water and energy business Locked

New division was created from AECOM’s environment, ground engineering and water division last September.

Europe, Global, UK

Pacific US naval facilities win for AECOM Locked

Contract covers PFAS, vapour intrusion, water quality, sediments and munition and radiological assessment.

Asia Pacific, Global

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

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.

Global, North America, United States

Digital and sustainability keep AECOM on steady course Locked

Consulting giant’s FY22 results show growth in operating margins and net service revenue, despite slight drop in group gross revenues.

Global, UK, United States

AECOM almost halves scope 1 & 2 emissions Locked

Consulting major takes first steps on journey to meet new SBTi-approved net zero targets, prioritising decarbonisation over offsets.

Global, North America

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

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.

Global, North America

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. 


AECOM appoints ex-Deloitte exec to board Locked

Kristy Pipes is appointed to global infrastructure and environmental consulting firm’s board of directors, underlining growing cross-fertilisation trend within professional services industry.

Global, North America

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

The energy transition: a growing and dynamic market Locked

Building the right team, practising what you preach and acknowledging the stages in the energy transition are essential to maximising the opportunity, according to speakers at Environment Analyst’s recent UK business summit.

Europe, UK

ESG and net zero define new era for UK E&S consulting Locked

Environment Analyst’s latest UK E&S Market Assessment report documents a resurgence in demand for E&S consulting services as a result of ESG and net zero imperatives, combined with the post-pandemic recovery.

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

Pace of change and scale of transformation will define industry, says AECOM Environment chief exec

Frank Sweet, head of the global environment business line at AECOM, outlines what he sees as the most exciting opportunities and pressing concerns for the industry, in a teaser ahead of our Global Summit.   

Global, North America

CFOs can drive top-down approach to embedding ESG  Locked

CFOs are increasingly aware of ESG’s importance in defending market share and preparing for disclosure demands, particularly so in the consulting & engineering industry

Global, North America

AECOM recalibrates climate targets in line with net zero standard Locked

Consulting major’s net zero target pushed back to 2040, responding to stringent emissions reduction targets and NZ definition introduced by SBTi standard, as it moves to the “next phase” of ESG strategy. 

Global, North America, UK