The accelerating influence of ESG in global investment decisions Locked

Follow the science, follow the data, and help your clients and indeed their investors navigate an often complex and sometimes convoluted ESG journey. This was the overriding message from a lively session focused on ESG opportunities at this year’s virtual EA Global Business Summit

Europe, Global, North America

Insight: New era of US opportunity as finance and ambition line up

Policy and market forces are converging to catalyse a potentially explosive new era for environmental businesses in the US market, concludes the latest report from Environment Analyst

Global, North America

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

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

M&A round-up (inc. NV5, Stantec, Tetra Tech, WSP/Golder) Locked

Its been a busy fortnight on the acquisition front

Global, North America

WSP ‘pleased with performance’ in challenging FY20 Locked

COVID impacts lead group to organic revenue contraction of 3.6%, as environment line benefits from substantial M&A investment and accelerated sustainability drivers

Global, North America, UK

M&A roundup (inc. WSP/EarthCon, RES/AES, Aeros Environmental) Locked

The latest crop of acquisitions impacting the North American environmental services sector

Global, North America

WSP claims environmental leadership with Golder purchase Locked

Canadian-headquartered rivals to create ‘global market leader in strategic environmental consulting’ through $1.14bn mega merger. WSP group CEO and senior leadership discuss unique features of ‘milestone’ deal and ramifications for the industry

Canada, Global, North America, UK, US states

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

Consultants’ Q3 results hint of an upturn with a long way still to go Locked

Following the first six to eight months of pandemic-induced lockdowns and economic instability, the picture for some leading environmental consulting players features the tentative beginnings of an upturn.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

WSP to advise on UK's first major carbon capture project Locked

Carbon capture will soon be a reality in the UK and consultancy WSP is to play a key role in the development of the infrastructure

Europe, Global, UK

WSP strengthens carbon pledge across UK Locked

Environmental and engineering professional services consultancy strengthens commitment to reduce carbon across UK activities

Europe, Global, UK

WSP plots steady route amid low-digit contraction in H1 Locked

Global consultancy WSP headquartered in Montreal, Canada, has posted its half year results for the six months ending 27 June 2020.

Global, North America

Strong 2019 could fast-track US environmental sector recovery Locked

ENR’s annual industry survey shows environmental firms were in strong health ahead of pandemic, a crucial anchor in these turbulent times

Global, North America

WSP to advise UK government on CCUS strategy Locked

Europe, Global, UK

WSP issues sustainability report for 2019 Locked

The Canadian-headquartered global multidisciplinary consultancy has published its latest global sustainability report.

Global, North America, UK

WSP links climate services to Canada’s LEEFF support Locked

Global, North America

WSP and Bright Blue push progessive ideas to meet UK net zero Locked

Global consultant and independent think tank publish essay series outlining ‘radical new ideas’ for how the UK can deliver on its net zero commitment by 2050

Europe, Global, UK

Insight Briefing: Strategic planning for the crisis and post-crisis era Locked

The third of our special reports based on AEC Advisors’ CEO Forum series, addressing COVID-19 impacts and mitigation strategies, provides views based on the bosses of Environmental Partners, Kleinfelder, Stantec and WSP. Liz Trew reports

Global, North America, UK

WSP reports successful 2019, turning to challenges of 2020 Locked

Environment line achieves 8% organic growth, double that of the multidiscipline group in FY19, as focus turns to employee health & safety and business continuity in the face of coronavirus. EA catches up with global environment & resources director, André-Martin Bouchard

Europe, Global, North America

Consultancies grapple with COVID-19 site-based work restrictions Locked

LUC suspends all field work, whilst other firms review on an individual basis if onsite work is deemed ‘essential’ given government restrictions to stem coronavirus transmission

UK

WSP’s borrowing costs linked to sustainability performance Locked

Global, North America

Arup, Surbana Jurong & WSP join Singaporean Engineers & Architects Declare Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

WSP and Altus to form ‘leading geomatics provider' Locked

Could spin out from WSP signal tightening ship/fund raising in preparation for much bigger industry merger play?

Global, North America

WSP/AECOM deal rumours unconfirmed Locked

Global, North America

WSP sees in New Year with US acquisitions Locked

Publicly-quoted Canadian player adds LT Environmental to portfolio and completes on Ecology & Environment Inc, as it ascends global EC market rankings

Global, North America

WSP director reviews sustainability trends for 2019-20 Locked

UK

WSP acquires Australian stakeholder engagement firm Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

UK environmental services sector launches 'pledge to net zero' Locked

AECOM and WSP take the lead with industry trade bodies to encourage sector to practise what it preaches.

Europe, Global, UK

Senior appointments: Advisian, Wood, WSP Locked

Global, North America