Time for ESG to stand up and be counted Locked

What is ESG’s role in delivering an equitable transition, given apparently conflicting pressures from the war in Ukraine and rising cost of living? Nick Cottam’s opinion piece features insights shared at the recent Environment Analyst UK Business Summit.

Europe, UK

Jacobs creates 600 new energy transition jobs in UK and Ireland Locked

Consultancy giant seeks staff from infrastructure, science, aerospace, transportation, water, IT and manufacturing backgrounds

Europe, Global, UK

Jacobs offers free mental health check-in tool Locked

Global consultancy Jacobs has developed a web-based check-in tool, designed to offer users an in-depth view of their mental health and to refer them to relevant help services

Global, UK

Jacobs creates virtual jobs fair Locked

Innovative virtual water, environment and energy recruitment fair created to attract next generation of talent

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: How 'Project Speed' will change the DCO regime Locked

The year ahead for development consent orders (DCO): what is likely and what needs to happen to accelerate Project Speed

UK

Consultants appointed to Construction Professional Services Framework Locked

Nine consultants secure environmental roles under £1.7bn, four-year agreement from the Crown Commercial Service

UK

HS2 eastern leg axed in major policy reversal Locked

Heralded by government as the biggest ever investment in Britain’s rail network, the revised plan has met with fierce criticism

UK

Jacobs establishes women-led ‘office of global climate response & ESG’ Locked

The US-headquartered global consulting giant has created an ‘office of global climate response and ESG,’ which it says is designed to provide strategic emphasis on the delivery of the company's climate and sustainability commitments.

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs launches digital EIA tool Locked

Jacobs submits its first fully digital environmental impact assessment scoping report to the UK Planning Inspectorate

UK

Jacobs offers back-to-work opportunities Locked

Scheme will attract consultants, architects and engineers at a time with candidates from diverse backgrounds

UK

Jacobs secures £32.5m phase-out contract from EDF Locked

Jacobs awarded a £32.5m contract extension to support the phase out of the UK’s advanced gas-cooled reactors

UK

Expert Opinion: Environmental consultants to gain from waste revolution Locked

The largest changes to waste and recycling services in a generation are being introduced across the UK. Dr Adam Read, director of external affairs at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK and president of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), unpicks the implications for the environmental industry

UK

'Outcomes before processes' key to project design Locked

Inclusive design moves up the agenda as the world aims to build back better. Nick Cottam reports on Jacobs' latest expert talk hosted by Environment Analyst's Sustainability Delivery Group

UK

Jacobs accelerates sustainable business plan Locked

Renewed focus aims to expedite market opportunities and attract and retain top talent

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs offers climate course to global workforce Locked

Global engineering, technology and environmental consulting major Jacobs is offering a climate change course to its entire c55,000-strong workforce as part of efforts to embed green skills for responding to the climate crisis

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs reports ‘accelerating ESG opportunities across all business lines’ Locked

55,000-strong US professional services firm reports on "strong" first half of fiscal year and looks forward to robust FY22 driven by infrastructure modernisation and digital and sustainability-driven disruption

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs to manage legacy rail assets Locked

Dallas-headquartered consulting and technology group to manage Highways England’s 3,000 legacy rail assets

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

HS2 reveals Colne Valley chalk grassland rewilding Locked

HS2 – with support from Jacobs and LDA Design – plans to use excavated chalk and soil to to create new habitats next to HS2’s Colne Valley viaduct and Chilterns tunnels

UK

Jacobs and the social value imperative Locked

US-based Jacobs acquired 50% of the UK social value consultancy Simetrica in 2019. Eighteen months on and social value is becoming a crucial enabler in helping clients deliver a sustainable and inclusive recovery to CV-19

Europe, Global, UK

Heathrow ruling redraws carbon battleground Locked

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'

UK

Tempered optimism to National Infrastructure Strategy Locked

The chancellor has announced a National Infrastructure Bank, the speeding up of infrastructure planning and a radical reform of environmental assessment

UK

Jacobs in acquisition mode to accelerate shift to high value solutions Locked

With two sizable strategic investments announced in the last seven days - including a majority stake the UK’s PA Consulting - Jacobs is ramping up its tech-enabled solutions. FY20 financials point to resilient performance as CEO introduces ‘Focus 2023’ initiative

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Green Industrial Revolution brings opportunity for consultants Locked

The prime minister has given us a picture of a low-carbon economy. It favours manufacturing, the north and the evolution of legacy industries

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

Hitachi abandons UK nuclear new-build plans Locked

Only one developer now remains in the UK nuclear new-build market after Hitachi exit, leaving the supply chain to scrap for contracts from two remaining sites. Energy whitepaper needed more than ever.

UK

Key nuclear decom role goes to Jacobs Locked

US-headquartered firm selected to manage the UK’s low-level radioactive waste, whose volume is steadily rising

UK

Sharpened focus generates favourable H1 for Jacobs Locked

Transformed portfolio 'demonstrates strong financial flexibility' in face of COVID shock, US firm reassures on solid first half

Global, North America, UK