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Environment Analyst UK collects data from environmental and sustainability consultancies and compiles a unique dataset showing market dynamics in the sector. Our reports provide specialist data and intelligence on the leading players in the UK plus insight into market drivers and opportunities in all client sectors and service areas.

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ESG strategies: Consultancies in the race to net zero

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This report explores the multifaceted drivers and challenges for consultancies in relation to target setting and working towards their climate goals, and details best practice learnings and decarbonisation innovations from the last couple of years as ESG pledges and disclosures have ramped up. We reveal which firms are leading — and lagging — in their net zero approaches.

Market Assessment of the UK Environmental Consulting Sector 2020/21

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This report is a culmination of our ongoing research and continuous engagement with the leading UK players for over a decade. It provides a unique assessment and dataset to help you understand the value, dynamics and segmentation of the UK environmental consultancy sector, with market data for 2019/20 (and historically) - by company, service area and client sector - as well as growth expectations for 2020 and forecasts.

UK Competitor Analysis 2020/21

UK CA report 2020

Featuring all the latest financial information, acquisition activity, segmental breakdowns and performance metrics for the Top 30 leading environmental consultancy players. 

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey II: UK & Ireland Edition

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey II: UK Edition

Environment Analyst’s CV-19 Industry Impacts and Outlook Survey report points to improving market conditions, business confidence and outlook. The results provide timely business intelligence to help strategic planning and budget-setting for the New Year

COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey: UK & Ireland edition

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Analysis of the results of our COVID-19 Industry Impacts & Outlook Survey, completed by practitioners and business leaders operating within the UK environmental services sector.


Integrity at stake: Voluntary carbon offsets on the journey to net zero

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The voluntary carbon market is booming. Environment Analyst explores the pitfalls, the potential and optimum practices for buying emissions offsets as part of net zero planning – with insights from experts converging on transparency, discipline and quality as key priorities.

Social Value: bringing sustainability to the people

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Social value is emerging as a golden thread underpinning ESG and sustainability. It is redefining projects and transforming return on investment calculations. Importantly, it is enabling the delivery of truly sustainable outcomes to those who need it most. Here, we explain the evolution of social value, and explore UK and global business opportunities for consultants.

Investors require ‘proof over promises’ on ESG

Investors require ‘proof over promises’ on ESG

Environment Analyst presents a summary of our latest Sustainability Delivery Group (SDG) roundtable, which discussed investor priorities on ESG analysis and systemic action on climate change. The roundtable also featured a presentation from  Rev. Kirsten Snow Spalding, Senior Program Director with Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk & Sustainability.

Changing landscape accelerates market for ESG solutions

Changing landscape accelerates market for ESG solutions

Environment Analyst explores how the renewed focus on environmental and social progress for business and investors - expedited through the global pandemic - is translating into demand for ESG advisory, technology and data services. We also speculate how client demand and service provision may evolve in response to COP26 and other emerging drivers.

Green skills crisis: retaining and attracting a modern workforce

Green skills crisis: retaining and attracting a modern workforce

Environment Analyst presents a summary of our Business Leaders' Forum, which saw senior executives from leading environmental consulting firms, as well as policy experts, early career professionals, industry participants and strategic advisors, discuss the major issues and drivers impacting the growing skills shortage.

Environment Analyst Business Summit 2021: Roundtable Insight Briefing

Business Summit 2021 - Roundtable Insight

We’ve collated the key takeaways and discussion outcomes from the Environment Analyst Business Summits roundtable meetings, which were moderated by guest experts in the environment and sustainability services sector from around the globe.

Environment Analyst UK Business Summit 2021: Procuring for sustainable value

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Senior executives from leading professional services firms, as well as policy experts and industry participants took part in Environment Analyst's 2021 UK Business Summit to discuss the major issues and drivers impacting the green recovery.

Management consultants build momentum in climate and sustainability

Management consultants build momentum in climate and sustainability

Environment Analyst explores the recent moves and initiatives by the world's leading business strategy and transformation consultants to raise their game in the sustainability space

Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector

Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector

Environment Analyst attended IP Week, the annual convention of oil & gas business leaders, consultants and industry commentators to gauge the progress being made on the industry’s pathway to delivering net-zero carbon emissions and how plans and pledges are being turned into action.

UK offshore wind and global export opportunities

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We explore the opportunities available for environmental consultants to leverage their skills and expertise in the rapidly-developing offshore wind sector

The SDGs — mission impossible or sustainability game-changer?

The SDGs - mission impossible

Environment Analyst's latest briefing explores the challenges and benefits of using the SDGs to underpin sustainability strategy and reporting — a growing trend within business and financial sectors.

Funding the build-back: where investments will be greenest

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Post-COVID financial recovery packages vary widely in their commitments to build back green. Here we compare offerings from the major economies and the opportunities they present for the sector. Vanessa Spedding reports.

Small is beautiful: SMEs in “sweet spot” for COVID-19 adjustments

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Environment Analyst interviewed senior business leaders from small-to-medium environmental consultancies based in the UK to discover their responses and insights in light of COVID-19. We report here on how they have navigated challenges relating to staff, project delivery, and future planning; and their take on the pandemic’s likely impact on ESG and the sustainability agenda.

Difficult decisions ahead for environmental business leaders

Difficult decisions ahead for environmental business leaders

Environment Analyst’s Ross Griffiths provides a roundup of some of the challenges, concerns and strategy options occupying the minds of environmental consulting business leaders during this crisis. Some have been anonymised to provide them the freedom to talk openly.

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

European Consulting Leaders Respond to COVID insight 2020

The latest of our special briefings based on AEC Advisors’ CEO Forums and COVID-19 industry impact survey statistics is focused on what’s happening in the European environmental consulting and wider professional services industry amidst the crisis. 

Strategic planning for the crisis and post-crisis era

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The third of our special reports based on AEC Advisors’ CEO Forum series addressing COVID-19 impacts and mitigation strategies provides views based on the bosses of Environmental Partners, Kleinfelder, Stantec and WSP.

Adapting strategy and planning for the ‘other side’

AEC Adapting Strategies and Planning Insight 2020

Environment Analyst gained exclusive access to an extraordinary virtual gathering of consulting and professional services firm CEOs to learn how firms are adapting to the new norms and rapidly-evolving business outlook during the pandemic and what is expected to come in the aftermath.

Leadership at a Time of Crisis

Leadership in a Time of Crisis 2020

Consulting business leaders share their key lessons learned for coping in crisis mode, focusing on business continuity and resilience, employee management, and effective communications strategies, as well as the financial implications.

Improving the value proposition of environmental consultancy

The first Environment Analyst Business Leaders’ Forum meeting of 2020 saw animated discussion around three interrelated themes of digital disruption, value proposition and the future environmental consultant.

Exploring Pathways to Net Zero for the Oil & Gas Sector

Oil and Gas Insight Report 2020

Environment Analyst reports from IP Week, the annual convention of oil & gas sector business leaders, consultants and stakeholders to learn how an industry that is so entwined with the cause of the climate crisis is responding by finding lower carbon pathways and solutions.

Competitor Profiles






Black & Veatch

Bureau Veritas

Capita Property & Infrastructure

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science


Environmental Resources Management (ERM)



JBA Consulting

Mott MacDonald


Ricardo Energy & Environment

Royal HaskoningDHV


RSK Group

SLR Consulting

SNC-Lavalin Group



Temple Group Management

Tetra Tech Europe

Wardell Armstrong

Waterman Infrastructure & Environment (CTI)