Earlier this month Environment Analyst’s Brownfield Intelligence Network event, Brownfield Land Scotland 2021, covered a diverse set of subjects ranging from changes to the planning system and regulation post-Brexit, to ground gas risk assessments and remediating PFAS. Below is our summary.
Contamination fears were raised this week with groups joining forces against a development in Brighton, also leading to houses being rejected in Basingstoke, and rigorous conditions put on homes in Sterling.
US-based Jacobs acquired 50% of the UK social value consultancy Simetrica in 2019. Eighteen months on and social value is becoming a crucial enabler in helping clients deliver a sustainable and inclusive recovery to CV-19
Ground Gas 2021 features the latest guidance on mine gas risk assessment, CL:AIRE’s Gas Protection Verification Accreditation Scheme and CIRIA’s guidance on retrofitting hazardous ground gas protection measures
Build back better has become a mantra for post-COVID recovery and the world is setting out to do just that with the help of green bonds. Nick Cottam reports on the proliferation of products, initiatives and standards in this surging field of green and sustainability-linked finance
With corporate priorities increasingly shifting toward long-term value creation for all stakeholders, Michael Wilkins, senior research fellow at the S&P Global Ratings sustainable finance unit, explores three key challenges businesses must consider when implementing a stakeholder capitalism model
Environment Analyst catches up with leaders of KPMG IMPACT to learn how the Big 4 firm’s sustainability initiative is galvanising its member companies, employees, and clients across the world to do the right thing
Boston Consulting Group sees climate as a top-three priority at executive level and a core capability for the 21,000-strong company. Environment Analyst speaks with BCG’s climate and energy transition lead, Bas Sudmeijer