RPS strengthens New Zealand team Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

Trinity acquires Vision Environment Australia Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

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

‘Six months to avert climate crisis’, warns IEA Locked

Global, North America

Companies Vs Climate Change pivots to sustainability consulting Locked

Global, North America

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

EA Business Summit 2020: Q&A with Dr Hisham Mahmoud, CEO, Golder Locked

Ahead of this year's Business Summit, EA put a few questions to one of our industry response panelists, Golder’s Global President & CEO Dr Hisham Mahmoud. He previews some of the topics to be covered in the 'Global Environmental Market Outlook, Drivers & Disruptors' session

Global, North America

Expert Opinon: Can soils and forests help salvage net-zero emissions efforts? Locked

Though currently falling, ghg emissions are expected to bounce back as economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Beth Burks, ESG associate director, S&P Global Ratings, explores whether achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 is still possible, and how forests and soils can help

Europe, Global, UK

US EPA provides $6.9m in brownfield loans Locked

The 25 communities selected are from nine regions and include Maine, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Indiana, Oklahoma, St.Louis and Humboldt.

Global, North America, United States

Australia launches National Remediation Framework Locked

Asia Pacific, Global

Ramboll reports 2019 sustainability performance Locked

Danish-headquartered consultancy Ramboll has published its annual report for 2019, outlining its sustainability performance and adding further detail on its financial results published in April

Europe, Global, UK

Golder provides environmental support for Canadian power line project Locked

Global, North America

WSP issues sustainability report for 2019 Locked

The Canadian-headquartered global multidisciplinary consultancy has published its latest global sustainability report.

Global, North America, UK

AECOM announces new CEO and president Locked

Global, North America, UK

CV-19 fast-tracks cultural and strategic shifts for Worley Locked

Chief exec outlines strategy for Aussie energy services company’s transformation which is being expedited through the COVID crisis, as further job cuts also announced

Asia Pacific, Global, UK

RPS reports double-digit fee dip in April, May Locked

RPS has issued an update on COVID-19 and its impact on the business in advance of its trading update for the first six months of this year due on 21 July.

Europe, Global, UK

KPMG Australia urges firms to report climate risks Locked

A new study by KPMG’s Australian assurance and risk unit outlines the regulatory requirements businesses need to follow when reporting climate change risks and opportunities.

Asia Pacific, Global

Aboriginal site destruction sharpens focus on corporate accountability Locked

Recent actions by mining firms in Australia underscore the importance of the ‘social licence to operate’ as well as stakeholder engagement imperatives. EA looks at the regulatory, advisory and risk management practice changes which may come

Asia Pacific, Australia, Global

Fifty UK environmental firms ‘Pledge to net zero’ Locked

Environment industry sector initiative to demonstrate leadership on climate action attracts 49 signatories in first six months. Founders explain to EA that COVID year disruption is not deterring firms from taking the pledge in spite of the added challenges, with both Jacobs and Mott MacDonald the latest recruits

Europe, Global, UK

Cardno divests structural engineering business, CFO resigns Locked

The Australian infrastructure, environmental and social development group has announced the divestment of its structural engineering business and that Cardno’s chief financial officer of five years Peter Barker has resigned.

Asia Pacific, Global

Three in five consulting firms expect to reduce office footprint Locked

This was one of the headline findings of AEC Advisors’ latest industry leader COVID impacts survey. The median firm also expects half of employees to continue to work from home in some capacity.

Global, North America

UK set to be the global hub of O&G decom Locked

UK oil & gas service providers have golden opportunity to become global pioneers in offshore decommissioning, but they have to survive the COVID recession first

Europe, Global, UK

House Democrats table $500bn transport infrastructure bill Locked

House Democrats have unveiled a $500bn transport infrastructure bill to repair road and rail networks and prioritise low-carbon transport.

Global, North America

Siberian diesel spill sparks major clean-up operation Locked

Russia’s worst environmental incident in over three decades prompts huge remediation operation; and more questions over Arctic resource exploitation

Asia Pacific, Global, Russia, Russia & CIS

RPS expands US offshore wind support services Locked

UK-headquartered consultancy RPS is expanding in the US offshore wind sector, having appointed Richard Zeroka as director of permitting to lead its environment team based in Boston, Massachusetts to spearhead its push into this space.

Global, North America, UK

European consulting leaders respond to CV-19 and re-opening challenges Locked

AEC Advisors launched its CEO Forum series in Europe, with a little help from Environment Analyst and BST Global. Top bosses from Egis, ERM, Ramboll and Witteveen+Bos offer their take on how the crisis is impacting their business, people, clients and strategy

Europe, Global

PwC says climate and biodiversity focus central to crisis recovery Locked

The recovery will take time and fundamentally reshape industry and society, but building back better can help curb the threats of climate change and nature loss, according to analysis from the management consultant.

Europe, Global, UK

Wood pledges 40% ghg emissions cut by 2030 Locked

Wood, the Aberdeen-headquartered, global engineering, consultancy and professional services group, has pledged a science-based target to lower its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 40% over the next ten years.

Europe, Global, UK