The turbulent turn of world events has reinforced the urgency for the planet to move away from fossil fuel dependence. Transition was the subject of the day at this year’s International Energy Week, which featured expert commentators from BP, ERM, EY, Schlumberger, Shell and more
An Environment Analyst panel explored progress being made by environmental & sustainability advisers in both facilitating and leading in a just transition - featuring business leaders from AECOM, Anthesis, ERM and WSP
How the evolving needs of ERM’s key clients - particularly around the energy transition and decarbonisation - are informing the billion-dollar revenue global sustainability consultancy’s growth strategy and how its recent clutch of acquisitions are helping to meet those needs
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.
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
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
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
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.