EU launches green COVID-19 recovery package Locked

European Commission unveils €750bn support package plan to ensure Europe builds back better and greener

Europe, Global

Norconsult delivers double-digit growth as new CEO confirmed Locked

Europe, Global

‘Unviable’ coal plant project in Poland a stranded asset Locked

Europe, Global

B&V operational restructure allows environmental focus Locked

B&V’s Matt Clegg discusses the firm’s refocus on environmental services, its digital differential and how the firm is weathering COVID-19

Europe, Global, UK

ERM CEO backs ‘greeniums’ in COVID-19 recovery Locked

Consultancy chief exec co-authors paper arguing for discounts on borrowing and higher carbon price to enable low-carbon energy projects in bid to ‘build back better’

Europe, Global, UK

EFCG warns on ‘overoptimistic’ industry projections

North American consulting industry survey points to five per cent growth downswing in 2020 on pandemic impact; only four in ten firms have fully-fledged plan for recession

Europe, North America

New date in November 2021 proposed for COP26 Locked

Europe, Global, UK

AFRY becomes partner in climate action playbook Locked

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

Sweco confirms furloughed staff numbers across Europe in Q1 statement Locked

Ten percent of Swedish firm’s UK contingent on furlough; Q1 financials strong enough for dividend payments

Europe, Global, UK

Renewables investment defiant despite great lockdown Locked

ESG-based investment has future-proofed renewables for the future, even with negative oil prices and COVID-19

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Why lockdown is liminal space for Anthesis Locked

CEO Stuart McLachlan tells Environment Analyst why he believes the COVID crisis provides an unexpected opportunity to not only 'build back better' but to usher in a completely new phase of sustainability purpose

Europe, Global, UK

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

Under2 Coalition pushes for enhanced climate action post-COVID Locked

The group, representing more than 220 state and local government bodies across the globe, is calling for a resilient and environmentally sustainable response to the pandemic from decision makers at all levels

Global, North America, UK

Global management consulting industry expects 18% drop Locked

Europe, Global

Most European firms fall short on climate reporting Locked

A review of the non-financial disclosure habits of Europe’s 50 largest publicly-traded companies - representing a combined market capitalisation of $4.3tr - has found that three-quarters of the firms are not adequately reporting climate and environmental information.

Europe, Global, UK

UK must build a green recovery, urge business leaders Locked

Prioritise sustainability and ecological restoration in plans to deliver an economic recovery, urges UK plc

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis gets behind biotech innovator Remediiate Locked

Partnership with ‘game-changing’ potential to halve world’s GHG emissions as the new pairing boldly claims

Europe, Global, UK

AECOM launches environmental data and engagement platform Locked

AECOM has added a new global platform to its suite of digital solutions, this latest designed to “streamline environmental documentation and stakeholder engagement throughout the environmental assessment process”.

Global, North America, UK

EPA announces $65.6m brownfield grants Locked

According to the EPA, every $100,000 spent on assessments and clean-up has leveraged 8.5 jobs, and property values of homes near revitalised brownfields sites increased between 5% and 15%.

Global, North America, UK

Sharpened focus generates favourable H1 for Jacobs Locked

Transformed portfolio 'demonstrates strong financial flexibility' in face of COVID shock, US firm reassures on solid first half

Global, North America, UK

AECOM H1: ‘poised to thrive’ on stronger balance sheet Locked

Divestment leaves US-headquartered global infrastructure and environment player streamlined and financially fortified to fight the COVID effect, with economic impacts of pandemic expected to bottom out in Q3

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

Crisis heightens urgency of energy transition, says ERM Locked

White paper from environmental & sustainability specialist sets out steps required for systemic transformation based on survey of senior execs in global oil majors

Europe, Global, UK

Webinar Insight: How to navigate a decade of transformation

Europe, Global, UK

NIRAS acquires Danish waste consulting specialist Locked

Europe, Global

Stantec issues 2019 sustainability report Locked

Global, North America, 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

Green recovery packages best for economy and climate Locked

A survey of more than 700 COVID-19 economic recovery packages undertaken by an international team of economists has revealed that policies with a long-term, climate-friendly focus often result in superior economic as well as climate impacts.

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