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Consultants say net zero is ‘vital to economic growth’ Locked

Responses to the government’s Skidmore review insist that only decarbonising energy generation, construction and infrastructure will stimulate the economy.

UK

More jeopardy for Lower Thames Crossing Locked

Could National Highways’ largest ever engineering project fall foul of budget pressures and environmental concerns?

UK

Global corporates call for mandatory nature disclosures  Locked

Consultancies Arcadis, ERM and SNC-Lavalin stand with over 330 multinationals saying they are ‘doing their part’ but tougher rules are needed to go further and faster.

Global, UK

Arcadis to acquire DPS Group Locked

Arcadis brings Irish engineering group into the fold

Europe, Ireland, UK

Global consulting market: all change at the top as climate & ESG drivers dominate Locked

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. 

Global

Purpose is key motivator for early career E&S consulting professionals

Environmental & sustainability early career professionals have their say on sector entry routes, job satisfaction, retention and the skills crisis in Environment Analyst’s latest survey.

Europe, Global, UK

Top 100 environmental & sustainability consultancy firms unveiled

Environment Analyst’s Top 100 report identifies the largest E&S consultancies operating globally in 2020/21.

Europe, Global, North America

Arcadis and RPS report strong half year results Locked

Resilience business area delivers bulk of Arcadis revenue; RPS (which has just accepted a buyout bid from WPS) sees positive trends in urbanisation and natural resources — and a growing headcount.

Europe, Global, Netherlands, UK

Glasgow best for quality of life; Oslo ‘most sustainable’ Locked

London, Glasgow and Edinburgh feature among the top 20 most sustainable cities in the 2022 Sustainable Cities Index from Arcadis.

UK

Pledge to Net Zero surpasses 150 signatories Locked

Pledge gains 57 new signatories including: Arcadis, Waterman Group, Royal Meteorological Society and Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management

Europe, Global, UK

FT survey awards gold stars for E&S consultants Locked

Environment Analysts' Top 100 firms appear prominently in FT’s fifth annual rating of the UK’s leading management consultants and environmental & sustainability (E&S) advisers

Global, 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

2021 Brownfield Awards: BAE Systems win three awards Locked

Dargavel Village, the regeneration of the former Bishopton armaments factory, won Best Ecological Enhancement award, Best Urban Regeneration/ Brownfield Scheme and Judges' Choice award

UK

Arcadis commits to science-based net zero Locked

Plan includes offsetting, switch to renewable energy for global operations and reducing business travel

Europe, Global

Mott MacDonald joins Northern Powerhouse Partnership Locked

Firm joins partnership to advance the aims and ambition of the Northern Powerhouse

UK

Consultants help drive homes boost Locked

Some of largest environmental consultancies in the UK are to advise Homes England on delivering new homes, including AECOM, Arcadis and WSP

UK

UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19

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

Europe, Global, UK

Roads contracts last piece of LTC jigsaw Locked

In the final major contracts to be awarded, tenders worth £1.9bn have been announced for the Lower Thames Crossing’s approach roads

UK

Expert Q&A: Rise of the forever chemicals Locked

Awareness of PFAS contamination continues to increase across the world. Jake Hurst, PFAS lead for Arcadis in the UK, describes the role that his company is playing in tackling it, in the US, Europe and elsewhere

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis appoints CSO Locked

Consultancy major sources first chief sustainability officer externally from client-side

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis feels pandemic pinch in FY20 Locked

Group slowdown in Asia, the Middle East and Europe offset by growth in the North America, Australia and Germany; environmental services business outperforms wider group

Europe, Global, UK

Consultancy trio to support Bristol transformation Locked

Arup, Arcadis and Mott MacDonald appointed to assist Bristol in delivering its ambitious One City Plan

UK

Could ‘Dark Waters’ PFAS litigation set precedent? Locked

A $4bn funding pot has been created by three chemical companies which have caused damaging PFAS pollution in the US. But legal battles are set to continue in North America and elsewhere, as Will Hachett reports

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, North America, UK

Consultants win place on Scape framework Locked

Six groups of consultants have been chosen by procurement group Scape for its latest professional services framework, worth a combined £1bn

UK

Arcadis puts sustainable solutions at heart of strategy Locked

Euronext-listed player’s strategic reboot focuses on growth opportunities associated with key megatrends including climate change and digitalisation, as well as it’s ‘industry-leading ESG rankings’

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Consultants’ Q3 results hint of an upturn with a long way still to go Locked

Following the first six to eight months of pandemic-induced lockdowns and economic instability, the picture for some leading environmental consulting players features the tentative beginnings of an upturn.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Jacobs joins Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group Locked

The 55,000-strong global consulting and technology group Jacobs has become the eighth member of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group.

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Lower Thames Crossing DCO application submitted Locked

LTC Cascade joint venture helps Highways England submit DCO application for the UK’s largest road project in a generation

UK

Global business coalition calls for action on nature Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Arcadis hails resilience of business on flat first half Locked

Solid North American business helps offset declines in other markets, as new CFO joins Netherlands-headquartered natural and built environment firm

Europe, Global, UK