Additional low-carbon tech advisory buy for ERM Locked

Global sustainability consultancy ERM has announced the acquisition of Element Energy, a specialist consultancy headquartered in Cambridge, UK

Europe, Global, UK

Corfe announced as Waterman’s national ecology lead Locked

Experienced professional brings extensive experience of major projects and EIA to her new role

UK

ERM reports on sustainability progress, buys renewables consultancy Locked

Latest acquisition by London-headquartered consultancy underlines focus on energy transition opportunities

Europe, Global, UK

ERM acquires low-carbon consultancy E4tech Locked

London-headquartered consultant adds further capabilities around energy transition

Europe, Global, UK

‘Long road ahead’ for private equity on climate Locked

Research based on interviews with 27 leading private equity partners - which between them have more than $3.2tn under management - has revealed that the private equity sector has a long way to go before it has fully integrated both systemic risks and investment opportunities associated with climate change.

Global

Soaring demand and cultural compatibility: M&A today Locked

A sellers’ market and soaring demand characterise the acquisition landscape in the consulting engineering space, but buyers are no less determined to ensure cultural compatibility between M&A matches

Global, North America, UK

KKR to buy majority share in ERM from OMERS and AIMCo Locked

New York investment house KKR secures majority share in ERM, valuing the global environmental consultancy at $2.7bn

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Consultancies make fresh sustainability commitments Locked

Four of the leading global environmental consulting firms have in recent days committed to new or more ambitious climate and sustainability targets for their own operations

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UK environmental consulting resilient despite Brexit & CV-19 Locked

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

ERM acquires HSE firm First Option Locked

Latest M&A deal for London-based global EHS and sustainability consultancy increases presence in film and media industry

Europe, Global, UK

Insight Briefing: Management consultants boost ESG credentials Locked

Accenture is the latest professional services firm to invest in an ESG data platform, having announced a deal with Arabesque S-Ray. Environment Analyst provides a round-up of the latest moves and motivations of the Big 3 and their ilk in this space

UK

Insight Briefing: Plotting pathways to net zero in the oil & gas sector Locked

An update on the energy industry's progress towards decarbonisation as it faces the toughest of operating environments and renewed urgency of action post-COVID

Europe, Global, UK

ERM acquires safety consultancy, joins Open Footprint Forum Locked

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ERM acquires renewable energy consultancy Arcus Locked

Purchase strengthens ERM’s renewable energy advisory capabilities in Europe and Africa as global investment in clean energy increases

Europe, Global, UK

Early momentum carries ERM to respectable year end Locked

Impacted by the global pandemic and national lockdowns, headwinds in Q4 pull down an otherwise solid performance for acquisitive London-headquartered environmental consultancy in its latest fiscal year

Europe, Global, UK

ERM investor OMERS reported to be considering exit Locked

Canadian firm OMERS Private Equity is said to be weighing up future options for the global environmental consultancy ERM, in which it holds a major stake, including a potential sale which could value the London-headquartered firm at $2.5bn.

Europe, Global, 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

Will SDGs be a sustainability game changer? Locked

Growing interest in using the UN SDGs as a framework for for sustainable investing and corporate ESG performance is evidenced from a plethora of initiatives and services. The latest Insight Briefing from EA investigates

UK

ERM survey finds ESG gives firms the edge Locked

A survey of over 50 leading private equity firms undertaken by London-headquartered global environmental consultancy ERM, suggests companies that have embraced ESG are enjoying a clear advantage in terms of value creation.

Europe, Global, UK

Global business coalition calls for action on nature Locked

Europe, Global, UK

ERM reveals key to long-term resilience Locked

Environmental consulting firm CEO outlines why sustainability leaders in the corporate world are performing better through the global pandemic

Europe, Global, UK

ERM upholds sustainability standards Locked

Global consultancy ERM has published its 2020 sustainability report and annual review of its philanthropic arm, the ERM Foundation.

Europe, Global, UK

European consulting leaders respond to CV-19 and re-opening challenges Locked

AEC Advisors launched its CEO Forum series in Europe, with a little help from Environment Analyst and BST Global. Top bosses from Egis, ERM, Ramboll and Witteveen+Bos offer their take on how the crisis is impacting their business, people, clients and strategy

Europe, Global

ERM CEO backs ‘greeniums’ in COVID-19 recovery Locked

Consultancy chief exec co-authors paper arguing for discounts on borrowing and higher carbon price to enable low-carbon energy projects in bid to ‘build back better’

Europe, Global, UK

Crisis heightens urgency of energy transition, says ERM Locked

White paper from environmental & sustainability specialist sets out steps required for systemic transformation based on survey of senior execs in global oil majors

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‘COVID-19 recovery must link to sustainability’ says ERM chief exec Locked

CEO of ERM Keryn James makes the case that the global pandemic response is intrinsically linked to the sustainability, ESG and climate agenda

Europe, Global, North America

Senior hires for Atmos Consulting and ERM Locked

Additions to the environmental impact assessment team and climate change and low carbon economy transition unit, respectively

Europe, Global, UK

ERM acquires natural resources sustainability specialist Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Anthesis, ERM & PwC among partners leading Capitals Coalition Locked

Announced at the WEF meeting at Davos, the global collaboration will focus on transforming the way decisions are made based on the value of nature, people and society, in order to accelerate sustainability

Europe, Global

ERM’s SustainAbility wins EU market intelligence contract Locked

Europe, Global