Digital News

McKinsey and Microsoft link technologies to accelerate decarbonisation Locked

Integrated platform will provide regular feedback to check progress of clients’ decarbonisation plans in real time.

Global, North America

Expert Opinion: ESG information management takes to the cloud Locked

Data management for ESG can be burden or opportunity. Using Data-as-a-Service can offer a route to ensuring adaptability, quality and fitness for purpose, explains Martijn Groot, VP of marketing and strategy of global data services firm Alveo.

Global, North America

Integration, collaboration and smart data to define new era of consulting Locked

With the future of E&S consultancy a central theme at EA’s Global Business Summit, experts identified the key elements that will take the sector into a new paradigm.

Europe, North America

Waking up to the full potential of digital Locked

At Environment Analyst’s Global Business Summit in Denver, we caught up with GHD Digital's Brett Roberts, the firm's global environment market leader for digital enablement and transformation, on the unexplored potential of digital for the E&S consulting industry.

Global, North America

Climate information market improves risk prediction Locked

UK academics develop ‘prediction-market’ technology for forecasting climate risk, promising enhanced assessments for large-scale infrastructure and other types of investment.

Global, UK

Sweco sets up standalone digital twin business Locked

Sustainability and digitalisation trends inspired the new company, which will initially have 15 employees.

Europe, Global, Sweden

Expert Opinion: The role of 5G in driving sustainable technology Locked

Chen Arbel, VP of innovation & strategy for data security products at global tech group Thales, considers how 5G can help reduce carbon emissions given the trust and security challenges that must be overcome to ensure widespread adoption.

Global, UK

Global Business Summit: ERM’s CEO on digital transformation, ESG and key megatrends

We spoke to ERM’s global chief executive officer Tom Reichert to get some early insights ahead of his Industry Keynote Address at our Global Business Summit next week.

Global, North America

Five fundamentals of the climate tech boom Locked

Decarbonising the global economy in order to limit warming to 1.5°C will require the scaling up of renewable technologies on an epic level and at an estimated cost of $1.5tn per year. But, who is going to fund this? (Hint: not governments.) And what is the role of consultants?

Global, North America

US to invest $2.6bn in CCS development Locked

Demonstration projects will address permitting and financing for integrated carbon capture and storage technologies as focus shifts to carbon infrastructure and transportation.

Global, North America, United States

EU backs clean-tech innovators with €1.8bn Locked

Projects funded cover large-scale developments in carbon capture, green hydrogen, synthetic fuels and innovative battery technology.

Europe, Global

How the data-driven consultancy will transform business: Javier A. Baldor, BST Global

Javier A. Baldor, CEO at BST Global, offers his thoughts on the 'data-driven consultancy of the future' ahead of his participation in EA’s Global Business Summit next month.

Global, North America

GTEC: WSP E&E showcases expertise, technology and innovation Locked

Insider insight from WSP Earth & Environment’s global knowledge-sharing conference, featuring 180 technical presentations with topics ranging from natural capital to mining innovation to digital EIA, with DEI a common theme throughout.

Global, North America

Antea Group teams with Benchmark Digital to streamline scope 3 disclosure Locked

Benchmark’s digital ESG software will provide data collection and management in support of value chain analysis.

Global, North America

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

GaiaLens tool simultaneously screens financial and ESG metrics Locked

UK-based analytics platform aims to address backlash against confusing ESG ratings through customised screen tools

Global, UK

State of Tennessee adopts Stantec’s flood predictor Locked

The technology will allow officials to prepare for floods, predicting which areas of the state will be at highest risk.

Global, North America

Microsoft and Accenture collaborate on ESG solutions Locked

Partnership of Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade will deploy data management, AI and the cloud to help businesses advance ESG goals.

Global, North America

Subak launches ‘Google of climate data’ portal Locked

Global tech accelerator makes climate data more reliable and accessible

Europe, Global, UK

Data tools crucial to reducing construction waste, says Sweco Locked

Consultancy puts price tag on cost of demolishing buildings, arguing circularity could keep European buildings alive and adapted

Europe, Global

GHD: Leveraging tech innovation for sustainable transformation

Brett Roberts, GHD Digital’s global market leader – digital environment, offers a preview of his presentation at the upcoming Environment Analyst Global Business Summit this August in Denver.

Global, North America

Sphera adds to automated lifecycle carbon assessment offering Locked

Company claims digitally-delivered real-time data is key to reducing products’ carbon footprints and meeting regulatory requirements.

Global, North America

Sustainability spend prioritised by corporate IT leaders Locked

Survey of European firms shows IT-related sustainability investment to spike in next few years

Europe, Global, UK

Sphera’s carbon solutions integrated into Blackstone’s decarbonisation programme Locked

Investment fund manager reveals how acquired ESG specialist will help decarbonise its extensive global portfolio and align with sustainability objectives

Global, North America

AI specialist quantifies impact of reputation on business performance  Locked

Decision augmentation company Signal AI sees growing demand for corporate reputation mapping and measurement technology

Global

Expert Opinion: How 'citizen science' and smart data are revolutionising approaches to climate change    Locked

CEO of France-based PlanetWatch explains the premise of the company which is focused on leveraging advanced technologies – such as blockchain – and the direct engagement of the population to improve environmental monitoring and public health worldwide

Europe, Global

SNC-Lavalin launches data-driven method for low carbon buildings Locked

Engineering and environmental services group has announced its ‘Decarbonomics’ approach to helping clients achieve net zero-rated buildings

Global, North America, UK

RepRisk publishes ESG data methodology Locked

No black boxes here: RepRisk secret sauce made public including definitions, processes, algorithms, code

Europe, Global, UK

S&P Global acquires ESG data specialist Locked

International ratings agency and financial institution adds US climate risk analytics firm, The Climate Service, to portfolio

Global, North America, United States

IBM snaps up environmental data firm Envizi Locked

IBM has acquired Sydney-based provider of AI-driven environmental analytics software Envizi, expanding its APAC team by around 70 staff

Asia Pacific, Global