Mott MacDonald’s UK social value technical director, Caron Dunlop, charts social value’s rise to prominence and why contractors are scrambling to embed its principles within procurement and project design
Sector hits all-time high of £1.9bn in 2019 before pandemic forces decline last year; Jacobs confirmed new market leader, then RSK, WSP, AECOM and RPS; demand for climate change & energy services surges as net zero and climate resilience efforts ramp up
Objections to the UK’s National Policy Statements on climate change grounds are unlikely to succeed, argues a legal expert. Objectors are now turning to the NSIP regime and DCOs as the 'theatre of war'
Two UK-based international engineering consultancies - Mott MacDonald and Cundall - claim to be the first in their class to have achieved carbon neutrality globally, both having been independently certified by the Carbon Trust to international standard PAS 2060 in September.
The 16,000-strong global consultancy started 2020 with a solid financial position, crucial to help bear the ‘cashflow recession’ as pandemic impacts escalate. Environment Analyst hears from global environment lead Lucy Morton