Six months after the publication of Environment Analyst’s acclaimed ‘Consultancies in the race to net zero’ report – and in celebration of UK Net Zero Week – we explore how the top players are looking to advance their leadership role in the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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