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

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

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

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

Jacobs reveals climate plan to ‘set us apart’ Locked

The US-based consulting and technology group unveiled its climate action plan on 22 April, Earth Day, with Jacobs setting out how it will soon be able to boast a net-zero carbon impact with 100% renewable energy use.

Global, North America, UK

Jacobs execs take pay cut to help fund COVID-19 aid Locked

The US-based consulting and technology group has said its senior executives and board of directors have agreed to take a 10% reduction in salary or compensation.

Global, North America, UK

EIC pushes for ‘environmental net gain’ Locked

White paper calls for development projects to deliver broader and more holistic 'environmental net gain', building on the biodiversity net gain principal.

UK

Wood to sell industrial services business as part of rationalisation plan Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Jacobs commits to UK with 2,400 proposed new hires Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Jacobs invests in social value specialist Simetrica Locked

Europe, Global, UK

Jacobs to acquire nuclear business of Wood Locked

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Jacobs posts ‘strong’ Q2 after completing sale of ECR Locked

As US major quietly drops 'environment' from title of its ATN business

Europe, Global, North America

Dounreay announces £400m decommissioning framework winners Locked

AECOM, Wood, Jacobs, Atkins (part of SNC Lavalin) and WYG among suppliers awarded Dounreay decommissioning framework position

Europe, UK

Environment Agency selects partners for £1.5bn flood & coastal risk framework Locked

Arup, Atkins (SNC-Lavalin), Jacobs and JBA all triumphant in NGSA bid, although one unsuccessful bidder shares concerns on the viability of Agency’s new procurement model

Europe, UK

Jacobs sets ‘bold growth targets’ in strategic update Locked

Investor day presentation illuminates ECR divestment rationale and shape of global infrastructure and tech-focused business going forward

Europe, Global, UK

Ofwat concerned with draft business plans from water firms Locked

Affinity, Hafren, Southern and Thames Water placed under significant scrutiny after business plans fall ‘well short’ of requirements.

Europe, UK

Homes England’s £100m framework winners revealed Locked

Europe, UK