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Environment Analyst has published a variety of whitepapers, offering insight on how environmental consultancies are responding and adapting to current challenges and opportunities.

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Consulting firms upbeat on infrastructure
& ESG, hiring & inflation are pinch points 

Architecture, engineering consulting and construction
services (AEC) firms expect strong profits this year and
next, according to advisory firm Environmental Financial
Consulting Group (EFCG)’s latest industry overview. But an
ongoing war for talent, rising inflation and fractured supply
chains are serious concerns for the sector. 

Published: October 2022

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CFOs can drive top-down approach to
embedding ESG 

CFOs have a key role to play in making the business case
for ESG, driving employee engagement and making sure a
company’s strategy has sufficient resources behind it,
according to a recent EFCG CFO Conference panel discussion,
featuring financial leaders from the US and global a/e/c
(architecture/engineering & environmental consulting/
construction services) industry.

Published: May 2022

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Sustainability: an imperative driving the
next generation of consulting leaders

At a conference hosted by the New York-based
Environmental Financial Consulting Group (EFCG),
over 100 attendees heard how rapid global economic
and societal changes continue to create – and indeed
accelerate – new threats and opportunities for architecture,
engineering, consulting, and construction services (a/e/c) firms.
At the same time, the next generation of leaders are figuring
out how to take their careers to the next stage and address
the critical issues facing their firms. 

Published: March 2022

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Pandemic sharpens focus on diversity
and workforce priorities

It’s been ‘the year of HR’ given the major health
and societal forces for change impacting the
workforce. But how are consulting & engineering
firms responding strategically to these shifts?
EFCG’s HR Leadership Conference 2021 offers
unique insights

Published: August 2021

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Maximising ROI in sustainability

EFCG’s CFO conference included a session
exploring the financial benefits that sustainability
and ESG strategies can realise for consulting and
engineering firms and their projects and clients.
Environment Analyst reports.

Published: May 2021

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Bringing on the next generation of leaders

Succession planning is a perennial issue for most
consultancies, but what qualities and strengths
make an individual aspiring to be a business leader
of the future stand out in order to make it to the very
top? Environment Analyst provides a round-up from
EFCG’s Rising Leaders Conference 2021, addressing key
leadership development themes

Published: March 2021

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EFCG Conference: Technology leadership in a
post-pandemic world

Environment Analyst provides a round-up of EFCG’s
recent virtual conference and industry survey focused
on what it takes to lead technological innovation in the
architecture, engineering and environmental consulting,
and construction (a/e/c) services space and how the global
pandemic is honing digital strategies

Published: February 2021

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Managing business challenges and anticipating
shifts in a post-COVID world

EFCG’s annual leadership conference this year addressed
key fundamental shifts for the industry as it transforms for
the post-COVID world of virtual working and future of the office,
digital solutions, social justice and equality, sustainability and
enhanced risk management… and more...

Published: December 2020

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Adapting to the new normal of climate change
impacts in sustainable design

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

Published: August 2020

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Q&A with Dr Hisham Mahmoud, CEO, Golder

Ahead of this year’s Business Summit, Environment Analyst
put a few questions to one of our industry response panelists,
Golder’s Global President & CEO Dr Hisham Mahmoud.

Published: June 2020

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Extinction or rebellion - Leadership in
Environmental Consultancy

In his keynote speech to the 90+ CEOs, MDs and other
senior figures in the environmental consulting and the wider
environmental industry sector at the 2019 Environment Analyst
Business Summit, RPS chief executive officer (UK & Ireland), 
John Chubb, explored the megatrends impacting the sector
and how environmental consultants should be leading the
climate and sustainability agenda.

Published: June 2020

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Rethink workforce strategy to win on productivity,
urges EFCG

Strategic, financial, and M&A advisor to architecture,
engineering, and construction firms, EFCG, offers perspectives on
the challenges of talent and resources management at this time
of crisis.

Sample coming soon...

Published: June 2020

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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.

Published: May 2020

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Why lockdown is liminal space for Anthesis

Anthesis 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.

Published: May 2020

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