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.
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
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.
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
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