Early engagement and collaboration key to sustainable regeneration Locked

Environment Analyst's Brownfield and Regeneration Network hosted a recent summit to discuss sustainability and net zero goals through brownfield regeneration and redevelopment.

UK

Quality and transparency are key to offsets success Locked

An insight report from Environment Analyst examines the risks and opportunities of engaging with the voluntary carbon market, as well as its growth potential as demand is once again booming

UK

Jacobs FY21 marks ongoing transformation to create ‘a company like no other’ Locked

US-based major reports ESG-related revenue of $5bn of $14bn group total, citing ‘critical inflection point’ in company’s strategic development

Global, North America, UK

Atkins recommends solutions to engineering diversity challenge Locked

Atkins urges sector to deepen understanding of the challenges faced by underrepresented groups within engineering, to help unleash their potential

Europe, Global, UK

Environment Agency chief warns banks to divest from coal and oil Locked

Banks must seize opportunities of climate crisis and invest for the future of us all

UK

Brownfield Review: Manchester | Cardiff | Matlock | Bolton | Sheffield Locked

A fortnight of big development announcements, as Manchester plans for 15,000 homes; Section 106 and affordable housing issues in Cardiff, a 20-year scheme stops in Matlock, and a pension scheme backs brownfield development in Sheffield

UK

CCRI publishes resilience to severe climate impacts report Locked

Colossal and rapid mobilisation of investment capital needed to protect global economy from intensifying climate risks

Global, UK

Nuclear produces less carbon than wind, report claims Locked

Report claims nuclear power is the lowest carbon electricity source if all stages of the project lifecycle are considered

UK

RSK acquires electrical specialist Centara Locked

RSK completes 20th acquisition of 2021 in quest to become the UK’s number one environmental services firm

UK

Bill for sewage breaches not yet known Locked

The water industry is facing an unknown liability for major asset upgrades, following a government u-turn on sewage overflows

UK

Report charts progress of digital impact assessment Locked

Rapid adoption of UAVs, cloud storage and AI and the representation of reports in virtual reality are transforming impact assessment

UK

HS2 eastern leg axed in major policy reversal Locked

Heralded by government as the biggest ever investment in Britain’s rail network, the revised plan has met with fierce criticism

UK

Adventurous low carbon area dependent on water treatment relocation Locked

Building heights, housing densities and office floorspace have all been reduced, with biodiversity doubled and open space tripled following consultation on low carbon area development plans in Cambridge

UK

Brownfield Land Fund set to unlock 2,600 homes in Liverpool Locked

Eight private sector and six local authority schemes are being backed across six areas.

UK

Policy changes urgently needed to boost brownfield housing Locked

Developers “gorging” on greenfield sites, asserts CPRE in latest state of brownfield report

UK

Climate and environment boom pushes Tetra Tech into new territory Locked

Pasadena-headquartered firm announces record results driven by demand for environment, water and energy services

Global, North America, UK

COP26: RSK event hears call for supply chain audits on biodiversity  Locked

As companies investigate their scope 3 carbon emissions, they also have the opportunity to investigate the biodiversity impacts of their value chains. Yet only 12% of FTSE100 companies report any supply chain audit on biodiversity

Europe, Global, UK

Unpacking the outcomes of COP26 Locked

Our five key takeaways from the post-Paris Agreement milestone meeting in Glasgow, what they will mean for business, and why we should remain optimistic about this 'real economy COP'

Europe, Global

ERM’s SustainAbility Institute explores ESG opportunities in finance Locked

How to connect ESG, capital markets and CFOs

Global, UK

Anthesis authors climate friendly investment guidance  Locked

Aimed at the private equity sector and backed by a broad-based group of experts, the guidance was produced at no charge

Global, UK

ESG emphasised in AECOM’s continued recovery Locked

US infrastructure consulting giant - and global environmental consulting market leader - announces launch of Digital AECOM arm on release of FY21 results, which point to growing importance of ESG strategy  

Global, North America, UK

Wood assesses options for built environment segment Locked

Global energy and infrastructure services firm announces a strategic review of built environment part of consulting & engineering business

Europe, Global, North America

Arup disengages from oil & gas Locked

Move is significant because up to third of Arup’s current energy business is from hydrocarbon-related projects. Design & engineering firm also commits to assessing carbon lifecycle for all building projects

Europe, Global, UK

RSK expansion continues apace with four more purchases Locked

Carbon Zero Consulting, Envireau Water, Enviroflow and Streetwise join the RSK Group

UK

ONS to prioritise climate change Locked

Office for National Statistics is to make new data analysing links between the environment, society and the economy available

UK

Guide to international climate change law released Locked

Free guide is searchable by country and region and will be regularly updated

Global, UK

Hydrogen: immense challenges, immense potential Locked

ING Bank suggests global hydrogen production may grow six fold in the next 30 years.

UK

Landmark moment as Environment Act becomes law Locked

England’s first Environment Act since 1995, and key post-Brexit milestone for environmental policy, offers huge potential to the UK’s environmental and sustainability community

UK

Brownfield Review: Land Securities | Gigfactories | Regal London and Vistry Partnerships Locked

Land Securities purchase of U+I has surprised the market, as Savills warns that regions need more warehouse space for gigafactories

UK

Biodiversity net gain could shake up the remediation market Locked

Biodiversity net gain and natural capital assessments may deliver an alternative use for species-rich brownfield sites

UK