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

Brexit not so bleak for environmental consultants Locked

Environmental consultants may be less affected by Brexit transition than other business sectors. Will Hatchett, explains why

Europe, Global, UK

RPS doubles down on strategic priorities Locked

CEO talks up preservation of value, resources and capabilities as markets open post-COVID, with London-listed environmental and professional services firm slipping into loss during first half

Europe, Global, UK

RPS and Xodus team with Japan’s E&E Solutions to target offshore wind sector Locked

The UK-headquartered consultancy RPS has announced a strategic alliance with leading Japanese environmental service provider to support its strategy for growth in the Asia-Pacific offshore wind sector. Xodus Group has announced a similar partnership

Asia Pacific, Global

EA Business Summit 2020: Could global benchmarking activate a race to net zero? Locked

A range of views on strategies for leading the climate change, ESG and net zero agendas, presented at the final panel session of this year’s EA Business Summit, converged on the need for standardised targets and benchmarking

Europe, Global

RPS to lead EIA for Scottish offshore wind farms Locked

UK-headquartered consultancy RPS has been appointed by SSE Renewables to lead the offshore environmental impact assessment (EIA) and shadow habitat regulation appraisal (HRA) for the Forth of Firth offshore wind farms at Berwick Bank and Marr Bank off the coast of Scotland.

Europe, Global, UK

RPS strengthens New Zealand team Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

RPS reports double-digit fee dip in April, May Locked

RPS has issued an update on COVID-19 and its impact on the business in advance of its trading update for the first six months of this year due on 21 July.

Europe, Global, UK

RPS expands US offshore wind support services Locked

UK-headquartered consultancy RPS is expanding in the US offshore wind sector, having appointed Richard Zeroka as director of permitting to lead its environment team based in Boston, Massachusetts to spearhead its push into this space.

Global, North America, UK

Delivering environmental assessments from a distance Locked

UK-headquartered consultancy RPS is among those who have put systems in place for delivering remote environmental assessments and audits for their clients in response to the restrictions on travel and social contact because of COVID-19.

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Can virus perspective help us achieve net-zero carbon?

Tanya Lloyd-Jones, RPS technical director for sustainability based in the UK, reflects on what the coronavirus pandemic has taught us, and the new perspective that may pave the way to net-zero carbon

Europe, Global, UK

RPS updates on trading and measures in light of crisis Locked

Senior leadership team and board to take 20% pay cut; public sector exposure mitigates impacts

Europe, Global, UK

Oil & gas price collapse threatens supply chain Locked

The price of crude oil could plunge to record lows in coming weeks due to a combination of oversupply and falling demand. The ramifications for environmental consultants exposed to the energy and natural resources sector are huge.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

RPS defers pay increases and cancels dividends on COVID-19 Locked

Europe, Global, UK

RPS sets sights on Asian offshore wind sector through S Korea Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

Oil price set to slump below $20 per barrel Locked

North America, United States

RPS wins United Utilities analytical services contract Locked

Global professional services firm RPS has won a five-year contract from United Utilities to test water quality in groundwater, estuaries and coastal waters

UK

RPS reflects on a difficult as expected FY19 Locked

Headwinds from RPS’s Australian segment and UK water industry detract from a positive year for its energy and consulting (UK & Ireland) businesses. Longstanding CFO Gary Young to step down.

Global, UK

RPS supports Australia’s first offshore wind farm Locked

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global

Strong demand in N America fuels environmental consulting market

Infrastructure & development opportunities create healthy demand for EC services, according to latest global sector report from Environment Analyst. AECOM, Jacobs and Tetra Tech retain position as top three EC providers worldwide as other challengers ascend rankings

Global, North America

RPS helps get green light for Darwen energy recovery facility Locked

UK

RPS adds Reservoir Imaging Ltd to energy offering Locked

UK consultancy's latest M&A deal indicates high value ascribed to specialist software and innovative technology providers

Europe, Global, UK

RPS H1: managing volatility; creating a platform for growth Locked

Strategic rebrand investment and mixed divisional trading leaves British publicly-quoted player ‘undervalued’ according to London broker. Environment Analyst gets the lowdown from group CEO

Europe, Global, UK

Investor demands, operational economics and plastics backlash pile pressure on energy majors Locked

European oil & gas firms under pressure from investor demands on climate change and low-carbon transition

Europe, Global, UK

RPS share price reacts to warning on softer Australian market conditions Locked

UK professional services group and the country's number-one environmental consultancy RPS saw its share price dip by more than 40% this week after issuing a trading update which warns of “stagnation” in its Australia Asia Pacific (AAP) business

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, UK

Leadership in environmental consultancy - extinction or rebellion?

There is an urgent need for leadership in E&S consultancy to help organisations address the climate emergency. But is the sector ready to lead from the front, asked John Chubb of RPS in his opening keynote at the EA Business Summit 2019

Global, UK

CEO question time: John Chubb, RPS

A few weeks away from the Environment Analyst Business Summit 2019 we get a taster of the major issues to be explored through Q&A with our keynote speaker and co-chair

Europe, Global, UK

Thames Water reveals £200m leakage detection contract winners Locked

Europe, UK

Turnaround on track for RPS Locked

Stable 2018 performance for 5,600-strong British-based firm as staffing issues impact growth in established markets. CEO John Douglas gives EA his take

Europe, UK

RPS acquires Australian advisory firm Corview Locked

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global