Membership survey points to 9% industry contraction in 2020 Locked

A survey of EA’s global membership community shines light on the changes and challenges brought about by the pandemic and its economic shockwaves on the working lives of environmental consultants, as well as their firms’ near-term prospects

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

Communicate and engage: building resilience through converging crises Locked

Brutal honesty, transparent communications and active engagement of employees as stakeholders stood out as strong themes during the global industry panel discussion at Environment Analyst's 2020 Business Summit

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, North America

Aboriginal site destruction sharpens focus on corporate accountability Locked

Recent actions by mining firms in Australia underscore the importance of the ‘social licence to operate’ as well as stakeholder engagement imperatives. EA looks at the regulatory, advisory and risk management practice changes which may come

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global

European consulting leaders respond to CV-19 and re-opening challenges Locked

AEC Advisors launched its CEO Forum series in Europe, with a little help from Environment Analyst and BST Global. Top bosses from Egis, ERM, Ramboll and Witteveen+Bos offer their take on how the crisis is impacting their business, people, clients and strategy

Europe, Global

S&P Global advances climate and ESG focus Locked

The international credit ratings agency is actively building its ESG portfolio; EA hears from the sustainable finance team on how COVID-19 is impacting the ESG space and the EU’s carbon emissions reduction goals

Europe, Global

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

PFAS – a global contamination issue Locked

Environment Analyst’s virtual seminar on PFAS shed light on the subject from an international perspective bringing together experts from the science and laboratory communities, geotechnical engineering and remediation from the UK, Australia and the United States.  Will Hatchett reports.

Europe, Global, UK

Insight Briefing: Adapting strategy and planning for the ‘other side’ Locked

EA gains exclusive access to an extraordinary virtual gathering of consulting and professional service firm CEOs to learn how their businesses are adapting to the new norms and rapidly-evolving outlook, and what is expected to come in the aftermath of COVID-19

Global, North America

Expert Opinion: What COVID-19 can teach us about risk and uncertainty

An infectious disease outbreak was a far greater risk than people thought. Joris Winters of Arcadis asks if a stronger focus on uncertainty could have made us more prepared?

Europe, Global, UK

Coronavirus will drive ESG investing ‘skywards’ Locked

Sustainable, responsible and impactful - or ESG - investing is expected to skyrocket in line with stakeholder value-driven business in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and its economic impacts

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, North America, UK

Improving the value proposition of environmental consultancy Locked

The first Environment Analyst Business Leaders’ Forum meeting of 2020 saw animated discussion around three interrelated themes of digital disruption, value proposition and the future environmental consultant

Europe, Global, UK

Insight Briefing: Leadership at a time of crisis

Environment Analyst presents a special briefing exploring leadership strategies for consulting firms during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic

Global, North America

Insight Report: Exploring pathways to net zero for the oil & gas sector Locked

The climate crisis was centre stage at IP Week 2020, where senior O&G industry leaders, advisers and stakeholders gathered to share the latest critical thinking and actions to address the net-zero revolution

Global, UK

2020 vision on decade of climate action and sustainability purpose Locked

The end of the last decade has been widely acclaimed as a critical turning point for the climate and environmental agenda. Environment Analyst discusses with E&S consulting leaders what we can look forward to on entering the 2020s, a decade that will be unquestionably defined by our actions towards decarbonisation

Global, UK

UK environmental consultancy gathers momentum with Brexit worries sidelined

Brexit fails to dampen sector thanks to a resurgent public sector spending and continued infrastructure activity. And there’s change at the top as WSP, Jacobs, RSK, AECOM and Mott MacDonald lead the pack, while APEM, Delta-Simons and Sweco enter EA’s Top 30 for the first time.

Europe, Global, UK

EFCG conference insight: surviving the make or break moments Locked

Environment Analyst offers key takeaways from the 30th Annual EFCG CEO Conference, where business advisors and sector leaders met to share their experiences of market ups and downs and strategies to address the most pressing industry challenges

Global, North America

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

CEO summit highlights industry imperatives from diversity to digitalisation Locked

Environment Analyst explores key themes debated at AEC Advisors’ recent CEO Summit in New York: KPIs for success, M&A strategy, diversity & inclusion, digitalisation and stakeholder value vs shareholder value

Global, North America

Global EC market sees strongest uptick in staffing in five years Locked

EA survey highlights positive indicators for the state of environmental consultancy - including improved growth for large players and strong uplift in N American prospects; digital transformation cited as main business driver going forward

Global

China & SE Asia: Environmental opportunities and challenges of epic proportions Locked

EA explores the dichotomy of huge opportunities versus complex environmental challenges across the SE Asian region in our latest Insight Report

Asia Pacific, Global

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

Digital transformation drives M&A in consulting Locked

Engineering consulting M&A to focus on technologies that can 'enhance services and improve efficiencies for clients' as disruption of traditional consulting boundaries continues, says Equiteq

Europe, Global, UK

Cardno: gender agenda

CEO Ian Ball tells EA about driving diversity & inclusion within Cardno's domestic Australian and US businesses and more broadly in the global consulting sector

Asia Pacific, Global, North America

Global megatrends in environmental consulting 2019

As we enter a new era of environmental activism set against rapid societal change, what does this mean for the role of environmental consultant? Our special Insight Report explores key factors critical to shaping the global sector's future trajectory

Global, UK

Sustainability consulting - key players confident of mid-term prospects

Jonathan Ballantine looks at how sustainability consulting providers are innovating and adapting their services to evolving buyer demands as climate risk and ESG rise up the investment agenda

Global, UK

Driving the digital agenda in environmental consultancy

Business leaders from international consulting firms discuss the opportunities and risks as they and their clients continue to respond to the digital revolution

Global, UK

Trade-offs becoming a sustainability risk

As economic and social models shift to incorporate sustainability, is the environmental pillar struggling under the weight of trade-offs and internal squabbling?, asks EA’s Ross Griffiths

Chile, Costa Rica, Europe, Global, Latin America & Caribbean, UK

Mining sector ups the ante on sustainability Locked

Insight Report: how the resurgent global mining and metals industry is aligning itself to the UN SDGs - with external collaborations and new technologies playing a significant part

Global, UK

Global environmental consulting market surges Locked

Sector marks best performance this decade boosted by accelerated demand in Asia-Pacific and North America

Global, UK