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Digital and sustainability keep AECOM on steady course Locked

Consulting giant’s FY22 results show growth in operating margins and net service revenue, despite slight drop in group gross revenues.

Global, UK, United States

More jeopardy for Lower Thames Crossing Locked

Could National Highways’ largest ever engineering project fall foul of budget pressures and environmental concerns?

UK

Consultancies: a pro-growth, pro-planet coalition Locked

Analysis: The economy has been battered, the policy environment is conflicted. Environment Analyst talked to senior figures from Atkins, AECOM and Mott MacDonald about trading in confusing times.

UK

Global consulting market: all change at the top as climate & ESG drivers dominate Locked

EA’s latest industry data and research report reveals emergence of the sector's own ‘big four’ as environmental & sustainability consulting market sees record M&A activity and solid post-COVID recovery. 

Global

Purpose is key motivator for early career E&S consulting professionals

Environmental & sustainability early career professionals have their say on sector entry routes, job satisfaction, retention and the skills crisis in Environment Analyst’s latest survey.

Europe, Global, UK

Sustainability Consulting Awards winners announced Locked

Winners include Jacobs for transforming its internal net zero and sustainability performance; WSP’s game-changing acquisition of Golder; and RIO ESG’s role in developing an innovative AI-enabled ESG ratings platform

Global, North America, UK

Top 100 environmental & sustainability consultancy firms unveiled

Environment Analyst’s Top 100 report identifies the largest E&S consultancies operating globally in 2020/21.

Europe, Global, North America

Green light for Sizewell C Locked

Application included the most complex and ambitious digital environmental impact assessment ever undertaken in the UK, led by AECOM

UK

The energy transition: a growing and dynamic market Locked

Building the right team, practising what you preach and acknowledging the stages in the energy transition are essential to maximising the opportunity, according to speakers at Environment Analyst’s recent UK business summit.

Europe, UK

Consultancies up the ante on NZ and ESG goals Locked

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.

UK

ESG and net zero define new era for UK E&S consulting Locked

Environment Analyst’s latest UK E&S Market Assessment report documents a resurgence in demand for E&S consulting services as a result of ESG and net zero imperatives, combined with the post-pandemic recovery.

Europe, Global, UK

AECOM recalibrates climate targets in line with net zero standard Locked

Consulting major’s net zero target pushed back to 2040, responding to stringent emissions reduction targets and NZ definition introduced by SBTi standard, as it moves to the “next phase” of ESG strategy. 

Global, North America, UK

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

UK

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

UK

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

UK

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

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

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

UK

AECOM to monitor Greater Manchester air quality Locked

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

UK

Greater Manchester’s sustainable travel initiative launched Locked

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

UK

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

UK

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

UK

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