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PE’s pivotal role in the environmental & sustainability consulting boom Locked

An examination of why E&S consultancy is attracting growing interest from private equity investors and how financial partnership models can be transformative.

Global, North America

Anthesis acquires Progressive consultancy  Locked

Niche growth and innovation specialist is the latest purchase for private equity-backed firm.

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis secures additional minority investor Locked

Tikehau Capital takes stake in London-based sustainability advisory and solutions specialist in line with its portfolio decarbonisation strategy, to help realise Anthesis’ global growth ambitions.

Europe, Global, UK

Latest deal expands Anthesis’ presence in Latin America — and its digital portfolio Locked

Acquisition of ConTREEbute sustainability and offsetting consultancy in Columbia adds 70 staff in two offices and new clients across the region.

Asia Pacific, Global, Latin America & Caribbean, UK

Latest M&A gives Anthesis a foothold in Oz Locked

Merger with Ndevr Environmental will provide five offices in Australia for UK-headquartered consultancy — and its first presence in the country.

Asia Pacific, Global, UK

Anthesis reaps rewards from Middle East investment

Change is happening quickly in the Middle East — a seemingly unlikely hotspot for a sustainability boom — as Simon Pickup, managing director at Anthesis Middle East, explains to Will Hatchett.

Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Global, UK

Anthesis sells majority stake to Carlyle Locked

Investment from global private equity giant is intended to expand Anthesis’ ESG and sustainability offering, widen its international footprint and strengthen Carlyle’s ESG strategy.

Europe, Global, UK

Latest Anthesis acquisition brings focus to the G in ESG Locked

Merger with ESG advisory firm adds regulatory, ethics and anti-corruption expertise and offices in London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, New York, Singapore and Zurich.

Europe, Global, UK

Net zero guidance tailored to private equity investors Locked

Framework customised to suit specific investment characteristics expected to be “game-changing” in decarbonising portfolio companies.

Europe, Global, UK

Industry experts author books on sustainable business Locked

In two newly published books, leaders from the environmental and social consultancy world share their insights into business models and project management for sustainable enterprise.

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

Research by Anthesis points to plastic pollution solutions Locked

Upgrading regulations and infrastructure in developing countries is necessary to reduce mismanaged plastic leaking into oceans from developing countries, says report.

Asia Pacific, Global, UK

Anthesis launches digital climate tool Locked

Functions of ‘RouteZero’ include climate risk analysis, supply chain auditing, product footprinting, market analysis and carbon offsetting


Analysis: unpacking the outcomes of COP27 Locked

This year's climate conference in Egypt produced five key takeaways for environmental and sustainability consulting firms to consider, suggests Jonathan Ballantine – with additional commentary from Anthesis.

Europe, Global

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. 


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

Anthesis acquires UK energy engineering consultants Locked

Purchase is third deal in six months for the London-headquartered global sustainability specialist, growing its team to more than 1,000 experts.

Europe, Global, UK

Push for digital sustainable product passports  Locked

Digital product passports, claim researchers, could help deliver action on climate change action and more sustainable, circular economies

Europe, Global

Spotlight on Anthesis: driving the circular economy Locked

Sophisticated data capture and other innovative technologies are enabling more circular economies. Self-styled ‘sustainability activator’ Anthesis is helping to promote them. Technical director Simone Aplin and principal consultant Mark Sayers, explain how.

Europe, Global, UK

Stockholm+50 meeting urges business action now Locked

Palpable frustration followed acknowledgement that in 50 years only a tenth of the hundreds of sustainable development targets agreed between countries have seen significant progress.

Europe, Global, Sweden, UK

Consultancies leading by example in the journey to net zero Locked

An Environment Analyst panel explored progress being made by environmental & sustainability advisers in both facilitating and leading in a just transition - featuring business leaders from AECOM, Anthesis, ERM and WSP 

Global, UK

Anticipate and adapt: dynamic positioning in an evolving market Locked

‘Sustainability activator’ Anthesis has enjoyed another boom year and — mirroring the marketplace into which it has blossomed — is still evolving quickly. Founder and CEO Stuart McLachlan revealed the thinking behind the doing in a Q&A with Environment Analyst.

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis acquires Canadian and Dutch firms Locked

Early M&A activity sees boutique Canadian agri-food outfit and Dutch net zero specialist added to British firm’s growing family

Canada, Europe, Global, Netherlands, North America, UK

Anthesis authors climate friendly investment guidance  Locked

Aimed at the private equity sector and backed by a broad-based group of experts, the guidance was produced at no charge

Global, UK

Anthesis appoints chief transformation officer Locked

The 650-strong sustainability consultancy appoints ex-Accenture executive Richa Jha

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis helps Tesco to decarbonise supply chain Locked

Sustainability consultancy supports retailer in launch of an innovative supply chain green finance programme

Europe, Global, UK

CEO question time: Stuart McLachlan, Anthesis Locked

Chief exec of global sustainability specialist discusses the importance of values and validation; why PE can accelerate the Anthesian mission; and how the wider sector can use this pandemic to drive meaningful change

Global, UK

Anthesis bags new investment and B Corp status Locked

Anthesis gains B Corp accreditation and secures multi-million pound investment from Palatine Private Equity

Europe, UK

Anthesis readies for virus and Brexit challenges Locked

UK-based sustainability specialist in good stead to ride market ups and downs from strong FY19

Europe, Global, UK