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

Expert Opinion: 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

Difficult decisions ahead for environmental business leaders Locked

As lockdown lifts and the economic consequences of this pandemic become clearer, environmental consultancy business leaders will face some difficult decisions over the next few months

UK

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

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

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

Expert Opinion: What have we learned during lockdown? Locked

With the global population in the grip of COVID-19, Neil Humphrey - chief operating officer of the environmental and engineering consultancy Waterman in the UK - sheds light on how we can use this time to make bold changes in the face of the climate crisis

UK

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

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

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

RSK launches renewables support business Locked

RSK launches CAN Renewables to target wind and solar infrastructure opportunities

Europe, Global, UK

Mott MacDonald makes limited progress on gender pay gap Locked

High retention rates stifle the company’s progress to reduce its gender pay gap

Europe, Global, UK

B&V operational restructure allows environmental focus Locked

B&V’s Matt Clegg discusses the firm’s refocus on environmental services, its digital differential and how the firm is weathering COVID-19

Europe, Global, UK

ERM CEO backs ‘greeniums’ in COVID-19 recovery Locked

Consultancy chief exec co-authors paper arguing for discounts on borrowing and higher carbon price to enable low-carbon energy projects in bid to ‘build back better’

Europe, Global, UK

New date in November 2021 proposed for COP26 Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Sweco confirms furloughed staff numbers across Europe in Q1 statement Locked

Ten percent of Swedish firm’s UK contingent on furlough; Q1 financials strong enough for dividend payments

Europe, Global, UK

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

Why lockdown is liminal space for Anthesis Locked

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

Europe, Global, UK

WSP and Bright Blue push progessive ideas to meet UK net zero Locked

Global consultant and independent think tank publish essay series outlining ‘radical new ideas’ for how the UK can deliver on its net zero commitment by 2050

Europe, Global, 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

Most European firms fall short on climate reporting Locked

A review of the non-financial disclosure habits of Europe’s 50 largest publicly-traded companies - representing a combined market capitalisation of $4.3tr - has found that three-quarters of the firms are not adequately reporting climate and environmental information.

Europe, Global, UK

UK must build a green recovery, urge business leaders Locked

Prioritise sustainability and ecological restoration in plans to deliver an economic recovery, urges UK plc

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis gets behind biotech innovator Remediiate Locked

Partnership with ‘game-changing’ potential to halve world’s GHG emissions as the new pairing boldly claims

Europe, Global, UK