EA’s latest industry data and research report reveals emergence of the sector's own ‘big four’ as environmental & sustainability consulting market sees record M&A activity and solid post-COVID recovery.
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
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'
London-headquartered engineering, design and environmental consultancy Arup has announced a redundancy programme impacting 350 UK employees - equivalent to around 5% of its domestic headcount - due to the impacts of COVID-19.