Ørsted and ARK Nature to pioneer marine rewilding Locked

Project is believed to be the first large-scale trial of rewilding in the marine environment.

Denmark, Europe, Global, Netherlands

Carbon accounting guidance for supply chains Locked

Gold Standard designed the guidance to help create a new generation of ghg reporting systems for certified commodities.

Europe, Global

Real estate giant CBRE acquires French ESG specialist Locked

Transaction will increase US-headquartered Fortune 500 company’s presence in France and the rest of Europe.

Europe, Global, North America

BLF wrestles with ESG opportunities and definitions Locked

Environment Analyst's recent Business Leaders’ Forum (BLF) discussed growth in the ESG advisory market, the importance of definitions, and the intersection between management and tech consultancy services.

Europe, Global, UK

Unilever and WWF top annual ERM sustainability poll Locked

Social sustainability has decreased in perceived urgency compared with last year; experts suggest the war in Ukraine has diverted attention from the sustainability agenda.

Europe, Global

SLR acquires ClearLead Consulting Locked

Latest addition in SLR’s ambitious expansion plan will strengthen climate, net zero and strategic environmental consulting service offerings.

Europe, Global, UK

WSP reports more than 50% “clean” revenue for 2021 Locked

Firm's 2021 sustainability report shows ghg emissions reductions to be ‘on track’ – but only a ‘slight’ increase in women filling management positions results in missed social target.

Global, North America, UK

Wood COO to step into CEO position Locked

Retiring CEO will remain with the company until September to oversee the transition.

Europe, Global, UK

ERM strives to go further on sustainability Locked

Global consultancy articulates how it is ‘accelerating impact’ in latest sustainability report.

Europe, Global, UK

Time for ESG to stand up and be counted Locked

What is ESG’s role in delivering an equitable transition, given apparently conflicting pressures from the war in Ukraine and rising cost of living? Nick Cottam’s opinion piece features insights shared at the recent Environment Analyst UK Business Summit.

Europe, UK

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

Charterhouse agrees sale of SLR to Ares Management Locked

Ares is known for allocating £1bn of debt financing to UK environmental consulting major RSK Group last year, in the largest ever private credit-backed, sustainability-linked financing deal.

Europe, Global, UK

Carbon analytics company Ecolibrium moves to London Locked

Move builds on firm's success in the Asia Pacific region, where its decarbonisation technology is being used by more than 150 companies.

Europe, Global, UK

Ramboll makes bold carbon pledge for new buildings Locked

Denmark, Europe, Global

GRI facilitates more integrated SDG reporting Locked

The world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standard now features revised guidance to help companies link sustainable development goals with GRI Standards.

Europe, Global, UK

Industry report calls for climate disclosure harmony Locked

Study from ERM's Sustainability Institute and software firm Persefoni highlights "substantial convergence" among new climate disclosure frameworks.

Global, North America, 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

EU funding for climate, food security and 'just transition' Locked

Budget for 2023 includes €2.3bn for environment and climate action, and a boost for the Just Transition Fund.

Europe, Global

Global turbulence sends SDG agenda into reverse for second year running Locked

Global financing plan urgently needed to get sustainable development back on track, in the face of a disrupted global economy, war in Ukraine and the aftermath of COVID-19, says report.

Europe, Global, UK

APEM Group acquires GoBe Consultants Locked

Firm's third acquisition in less than a year supports further expansion into Scotland and south west England.

Europe, Global, UK

Financial and social benefits of global coal phase out ‘would outweigh’ cost Locked

Total benefits from ‘the great carbon arbitrage’ would be equivalent to about 1.2% of global GDP per year until the end of the century, report claims

Europe, Global, UK

Missing ESG goals increases operational and financial risks Locked

But a high level of 'ESG maturity' results in cost reductions and increased customer acquisition rates, study finds.

Global, UK

Tech firms harness data to enhance offset market credibility Locked

Integrity is becoming increasingly crucial as a wave of new corporate buyers access voluntary carbon markets.

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: COP15 delays are costing the Earth Locked

Ecosystems consultants from Ramboll UK call for urgency in delivering a global biodiversity framework to help reverse nature loss, after delays continue to impact the international conference.

Europe, Global, UK

First Movers Coalition to hasten heavy industry decarbonisation Locked

Private sector sends powerful market signal to commercialise innovative ‘zero-carbon tech’ with fifty companies including BCG and Microsoft in purchasing partnership 

Europe, Global, UK

Subak launches ‘Google of climate data’ portal Locked

Global tech accelerator makes climate data more reliable and accessible

Europe, Global, UK

WSP acquires Wood Environment & Infrastructure to secure sector leadership Locked

WSP fulfils ambition to lead the global environmental consulting industry with purchase of Wood’s built environment business for just shy of $2bn, a year after completing Golder megamerger

Europe, Global, North America, 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

Jacobs creates 600 new energy transition jobs in UK and Ireland Locked

Consultancy giant seeks staff from infrastructure, science, aerospace, transportation, water, IT and manufacturing backgrounds

Europe, Global, UK

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