Consultancies including AECOM, ERM and Jacobs sever Russian ties Locked

Consultancy majors and their clients – notably including several western energy companies – are closing down business links to Russia, in response to the invasion of Ukraine

Europe, Global, Russia & CIS

Ukraine crisis to accelerate energy transition Locked

Experts from AECOM and Mott MacDonald discuss how the world’s leading economies are weaning themselves off gas and developing alternatives at scale. They explore the pressing energy issues of the coming two decades. 

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Consultancies leading by example in the journey to net zero Locked

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 

Global, UK

How do you solve a problem like the UK planning system? Locked

Ian Grant reports on the latest debate on how the UK can reform its “dysfunctional” planning system in a way which benefits communities


AECOM wins Humber Zero CCS role Locked

Global infrastructure consultancy AECOM to coordinate national schemes for advanced carbon capture and storage (CCS) and energy efficiency in homes and businesses


Consultancies in the race to net zero

An Environment Analyst research report finds the majority of the world’s top environmental and sustainability consulting firms are now working towards science-based climate commitments — with some having set and already achieved accelerated carbon reduction goals — whilst others lag behind in their progress

Global, UK

AECOM to sell oil & gas maintenance business Locked

AECOM advances strategic focus on its professional services business with sale of oil & gas maintenance and turnaround services business


Report charts progress of digital impact assessment Locked

Rapid adoption of UAVs, cloud storage and AI and the representation of reports in virtual reality are transforming impact assessment


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


ESG emphasised in AECOM’s continued recovery Locked

US infrastructure consulting giant - and global environmental consulting market leader - announces launch of Digital AECOM arm on release of FY21 results, which point to growing importance of ESG strategy  

Global, North America, UK

All net zero roads lead to Glasgow Locked

The COP26 climate change conference has provided a focus to boost to net zero campaigns all over the world

Europe, Global

2021 Brownfield Awards: BAE Systems win three awards Locked

Dargavel Village, the regeneration of the former Bishopton armaments factory, won Best Ecological Enhancement award, Best Urban Regeneration/ Brownfield Scheme and Judges' Choice award


AECOM to monitor Greater Manchester air quality Locked

Large-scale contract supports city-region’s Clean Air Plan


Greater Manchester’s sustainable travel initiative launched Locked

AECOM supports Greater Manchester in efforts to boost sustainable business travel across the region


Business leaders debate sustainability within the brownfield sector Locked

Senior representatives from ten environmental & engineering consultants, remediation contractors and developers discussed the role of the brownfield & regeneration sector in delivering sustainability


Consultants help drive homes boost Locked

Some of largest environmental consultancies in the UK are to advise Homes England on delivering new homes, including AECOM, Arcadis and WSP


AECOM H1: margins maintained but backlog hit by CV-19 Locked

Global, North America, UK

Consultancies make fresh sustainability commitments Locked

Four of the leading global environmental consulting firms have in recent days committed to new or more ambitious climate and sustainability targets for their own operations

Global, North America, 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


Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group welcomes AECOM Locked

Global, UK

Green bonds fuel green recovery Locked

Build back better has become a mantra for post-COVID recovery and the world is setting out to do just that with the help of green bonds. Nick Cottam reports on the proliferation of products, initiatives and standards in this surging field of green and sustainability-linked finance

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, UK

Protestors bid to block Stonehenge tunnel Locked

A campaign group will claim in court that permission for the A303 Stonehenge scheme was granted illegally


Consultants win place on Scape framework Locked

Six groups of consultants have been chosen by procurement group Scape for its latest professional services framework, worth a combined £1bn


AECOM completes divestment of civil construction unit Locked

Move increases group focus on key infrastructure, environment and water markets

Global, North America, 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


AECOM chases the high-margin holy grail Locked

Environment Analyst reviews AECOM’s latest Think and Act Globally strategy and financial results ending September 2020

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


AECOM’s launches digital EIA for Sizewell C Locked

Sizewell C’s 40,000 page environmental statement goes digital. Is this the new normal for large infrastructure projects?


AECOM starts Lower Thames Crossing ground investigations Locked