ERM reveals key to long-term resilience Locked

Environmental consulting firm CEO outlines why sustainability leaders in the corporate world are performing better through the global pandemic

Europe, Global, UK

No ‘silver bullet’ for PFAS Locked

The PFAS remediation market is potentially huge. But the science, regulation and technology in this area still have a long way to go. Will Hatchett reports

North America, United States

Arcadis hails resilience of business on flat first half Locked

Solid North American business helps offset declines in other markets, as new CFO joins Netherlands-headquartered natural and built environment firm

Europe, Global, UK

Cowi satisfied with H1 progress; eyes ‘booming’ UK market Locked

Denmark-headquartered engineering, environmental and economics consultancy Cowi has reported a “significantly improved bottom line” for the first half of 2020 to 30 June.

Europe, Global, UK

RSK expands European operation with Austrian purchase Locked

Acquisition juggernaut rolls on as UK environmental firm bolsters European presence with ninth purchase of the year

Europe, Global, UK

Ramboll H1 positive in difficult times Locked

Danish firm sets example in improving profitability while maintaining revenues and staffing levels through pandemic

Europe, Global, UK

RPS doubles down on strategic priorities Locked

CEO talks up preservation of value, resources and capabilities as markets open post-COVID, with London-listed environmental and professional services firm slipping into loss during first half

Europe, Global, UK

Public investments provide impetus for US environmental industry Locked

Federal energy, water and infrastructure projects will underpin environmental services sector’s post-pandemic recovery, suggests EBI’s industry outlook, with sustainability consulting revenue less certain

Global, North America, US states

Wood experiences double-digit contraction in H1 Locked

Renewables work set to double this year

Europe, Global, UK

RSK scoops up WRc in ongoing acquisition campaign Locked

British environmental and engineering services firm RSK has acquired the Water Research Centre Ltd (WRc) along with its subsidiary Cognica.

Europe, Global, UK

Exponential breakthroughs: an audience with the 'godfather of sustainability' Locked

Sustainability pioneer John Elkington inspired an energised debate on the shift to a regenerative economy at the latest meeting of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: EU ploughs ahead with Green Deal Locked

Senior economist at S&P Global Ratings Marion Amiot assesses how COVID-19 will impact the EU’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Europe, UK

Climate change and adapting to the new normal of sustainable design Locked

Environment Analyst reports on an expert panel debate hosted by EFCG looking at how firms in the built environment - as well their clients and projects - are adapting to the challenges of climate change and sustainable design

Global, North America

Sweco rides storm to deliver solid H1 Locked

Rapid adaptation has been key for Swedish group through the first half of 2020 with utilization remaining high, although impacts have been felt in construction related areas of the business

Europe, Global, UK

WEF sets out blueprint for nature-led recovery Locked

Transitioning to a nature-positive future that is more resilient to shocks such as COVID can unlock over $10 trillion of business opportunities, according to WEF's latest report

Europe, Global, UK

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

New association launches ESG practitioner accreditation Locked

The International Association for Sustainable Economy, based in London, will provide accreditation and training for ESG professionals

Europe, Global, UK

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

WSP to advise UK government on CCUS strategy Locked

Europe, Global, UK

GHD strengthens contaminated land capability Locked

Australian-headquartered GHD has made three appointments to strengthen its contamination, assessment and remediation (CAR) service line and grow its environmental consultancy services in the UK and wider EMEA region.

Europe, Global, UK

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

Anthesis partners sustainable transport provider UBCO Locked

UK-headquartered sustainability solutions specialist Anthesis has formed a partnership with New Zealand-based utility electric vehicle (UEV) provider UBCO with the aim of helping to expand sustainable transport globally.

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, UK

RPS to lead EIA for Scottish offshore wind farms Locked

UK-headquartered consultancy RPS has been appointed by SSE Renewables to lead the offshore environmental impact assessment (EIA) and shadow habitat regulation appraisal (HRA) for the Forth of Firth offshore wind farms at Berwick Bank and Marr Bank off the coast of Scotland.

Europe, Global, UK

ERM upholds sustainability standards Locked

Global consultancy ERM has published its 2020 sustainability report and annual review of its philanthropic arm, the ERM Foundation.

Europe, Global, UK

Arup cuts 350 UK jobs Locked

London-headquartered engineering, design and environmental consultancy Arup has announced a redundancy programme impacting 350 UK employees - equivalent to around 5% of its domestic headcount - due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Europe, Global, UK

Finance sector urged to set biodiversity targets Locked

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Sweco launches sustainability and social mobility plan Locked

Swedish-headquartered environmental, engineering and architecture consultancy reveals sustainability and social mobility plan as part of business strategy to 2023

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis and Signol join forces to drive sustainability through behavioural science Locked

UK-headquartered sustainability solutions specialist Anthesis will partner behavioural insights engine to promote the environmental and commercial benefits of Signol’s behavioural change technology.

Europe, Global, UK

S&P Global calls for standard non-financial disclosure framework Locked

The international credit ratings agency has published its response to the European Commission’s consultation on Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

Europe, Global, UK

Wood H1 update: profits down but diversification on course Locked

Cost reduction efforts and encouraging levels of renewable energy and chemicals sector activities though 2020 gives group confidence for second half in spite of decline in orders

Europe, Global, UK