Pegasus Group nears double-digit growth in 2018/19 Locked

UK

‘Value proposition’ dominates Business Leaders’ Forum Locked

Europe, UK

JBA Bentley supports £40m Great Yarmouth flood defence scheme Locked

UK

George Eustice is new environment secretary Locked

The appointment generally well received by the farming community, but less well by environmentalists.

UK

HS2 go-ahead: proponents and detractors argue it out Locked

The go-ahead for High Speed 2 (HS2) on Tuesday reminds of the John Lydgate saying: “You can’t please all of the people, all of the time.” Here we look at the pros and cons.

England, UK

Many firms unprepared for carbon reporting changes, warns Ecometrica Locked

Many of the 8,000 businesses facing SECR compliance this year remain ill-prepared, warns Ecometrica

UK

Senior appointments roundup (EY, IEMA, Mott MacDonald) Locked

UK

RSK acquires soils and riverine specialist Salix Locked

Acquisitive British environmental firm makes first M&A play of the year with 30-strong Salix.

UK

EIC pushes for ‘environmental net gain’ Locked

White paper calls for development projects to deliver broader and more holistic 'environmental net gain', building on the biodiversity net gain principal.

UK

Wood to sell industrial services business as part of rationalisation plan Locked

Europe, 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

Interesting times for Scottish brownfield industry Locked

Brexit uncertainty, a new planning framework and housing targets, the world looking in at COP in Glasgow, a boom in wind and solar, with plenty of old fossil fuel based sites to be cleaned up mean exciting times for the Scottish brownfield industry. Ian Grant reports.

Europe, Global, Scotland

New features in Environment Bill Locked

A report every two years which will work alongside a requirement for current and future Ministers to make a statement to Parliament identifying environmental impacts of all new environmental primary legislation.

UK

Boris Johnson calls for national net zero pledges at COP26 Locked

UK prime minister sets scene for UN climate summit in Glasgow this November, but environmental groups say the UK itself needs a credible plan to achieve net zero

Europe, Global, UK

BWB Consulting joins ‘pledge to net zero’ Locked

UK

Compensation key to future of UK offshore wind Locked

A white paper from marine environment specialist ABPmer troubleshoots problems faced by the offshore wind industry in complying with EU Birds & Habitats Directive.

UK

Coalition calls on Boris Johnson to act on SDGs Locked

UK

Climate change ‘at heart of’ RTPI strategy Locked

The chair says underpinning the whole plan is an urgent need to address the climate crisis with planners “at the vanguard” addressing it.

UK

Water directive ‘fit for purpose’ concludes EU Locked

Report says it has been successful in terms of a governance framework, however no substantial progress in water bodies’ overall status has been made between the first and the second river basin management cycles.

Europe, Global, UK

Carbon Trust to support Sainsbury's on £1bn net zero pledge Locked

UK

Temple launches digital platform for Heathrow community engagement Locked

UK

SLR doubles US team through Milone & MacBroom buy Locked

British player continues North American growth story

Global, North America, UK

UK land use emissions could be cut by two thirds Locked

Large increase in tree planting, low carbon farming and restoration of of peatlands are some of the measures recommended by the Committee on Climate Change.

UK

Network Rail names firms for £400m design services framework Locked

Capita P&I, RSK, Temple, Waterman and Wood to supply consents and environmental support services

UK

Atkins calls for 'net zero champion' or department in government Locked

Atkins' report also calls for energy sea change to achieve net zero target

UK

PwC collaborates on report: scaling 4IR to meet SDGs Locked

Europe, Global, UK

The social value imperative, according to Atkins Locked

Environment Analyst speaks to Atkins’ new environment practice director for UK and Europe, Vicky Hutchinson, just six weeks into her tenure about her vision for the business and plans to develop the team’s social value offering

Europe, Global, UK

UK green economy grows five percent Locked

ONS figures confirm 5% growth in £47bn low carbon and renewable energy economy in 2018, but it's not fast enough for some industry commentators

Europe, Global, UK

Faster planning promised in white paper reforms Locked

A statutory new homes ombudsman, restriction of ‘land banking’ and a larger Housing Infrastructure Fund are on the menu for the next Parliamentary session, which will bring a planning white paper.

UK

Arup records 'robust performance' in FY18/19 Locked

Europe, Global, UK