Trump’s lost decade on climate action Locked

Trump effect delays world’s net-zero date by a decade, researchers claim

Global, North America

Golder expands in south-eastern US states Locked

Canadian-headquartered consultancy Golder has expanded its services in the south-eastern states of the US to support local and global client needs in the area.

Global, North America

US states defend Endangered Species Act lawsuit Locked

North America, United States

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

WSP links climate services to Canada’s LEEFF support Locked

Global, North America

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

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

Many US consultancies plan return to office within a month

AEC Advisors’ latest survey of the American architecture, engineering and consulting community suggests that the average (median) company expects to begin reopening offices in four weeks’ time

Global, North America

Canada links COVID relief to climate reporting Locked

Global, North America

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”.

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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%.

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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

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Industry survey points to 9% downswing in 2020

But positive 5% rebound in organic revenue growth expected in 2021

Global, North America

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

GHD finds silver linings in COVID-19 storm

EA catches up with Kurt Beil, a year into his job as northern hemisphere environment lead. He tells us about the huge challenges, and also significant opportunities, in navigating the new norms brought about by the coronavirus

Global, North America

Committee approves $20bn water infrastructure package Locked

A $20bn water infrastructure package has been approved by the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW).

Global, North America

COVID-19 as a catalyst for M&A

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the business of environmental and engineering consulting, “causing buyers and sellers to reassess M&A timing and strategies”, states strategic advisor to the industry 2020 Environmental Group.

Global, North America

Stantec issues 2019 sustainability report Locked

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Tetra Tech lifts H1 revenue and prepares for COVID impact Locked

Solid balance sheet and strong public sector portfolio - at home and internationally - put US player in good stead for pandemic disruption and recovery, says CEO

Global, North America

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

‘COVID-19 recovery must link to sustainability’ says ERM chief exec Locked

CEO of ERM Keryn James makes the case that the global pandemic response is intrinsically linked to the sustainability, ESG and climate agenda

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Tetra Tech wins $90m contract with US Air Force Locked

Global, North America

Jacobs reveals climate plan to ‘set us apart’ Locked

The US-based consulting and technology group unveiled its climate action plan on 22 April, Earth Day, with Jacobs setting out how it will soon be able to boast a net-zero carbon impact with 100% renewable energy use.

Global, North America, UK

US Supreme Court halts Superfund site lawsuits Locked

The court rules against individual claims seeking a more extensive clean-up of a haz-waste site than the federal government had ordered.

Global, North America, UK

Tetra Tech improves sustainability performance Locked

Global, North America

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

WSP updates on business continuity; withdraws financial outlook Locked

Canadian listed player issues update on activities and measures it has taken in light of global pandemic

Global, North America

AECOM launches virtual public consultation platform Locked

North America, UK, United States

IMF labels economic dip the '2020 great lockdown' Locked

IMF issues world economic outlook figures indicating much deeper contraction than height of GFC

Global, North America, UK

US senators criticise EPA’s air pollution stance in light of health crisis Locked

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