Insight Report: SMEs in ‘sweet spot’ for CV-19 adjustments Locked

Environment Analyst has published a special briefing looking at how small-to-medium environmental consultancies have responded to the COVID-19 crisis and how their future prospects have been affected

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Exponential breakthroughs: an audience with the 'godfather of sustainability' Locked

Sustainability pioneer John Elkington inspired an energised debate on the shift to a regenerative economy at the latest meeting of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: EU ploughs ahead with Green Deal Locked

Senior economist at S&P Global Ratings Marion Amiot assesses how COVID-19 will impact the EU’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Europe, UK

Expert Opinion: Why our society and economy need nature-based solutions Locked

Principal ecologist at Atkins, Kate Vincent makes the case for using nature-based solutions to drag us out of this climate mess

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Tool tackles embodied carbon in construction design Locked

Embodied carbon is growing in profile. A new free online tool now makes it easier to measure

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WEF sets out blueprint for nature-led recovery Locked

Transitioning to a nature-positive future that is more resilient to shocks such as COVID can unlock over $10 trillion of business opportunities, according to WEF's latest report

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New association launches ESG practitioner accreditation Locked

The International Association for Sustainable Economy, based in London, will provide accreditation and training for ESG professionals

Europe, Global, UK

EA Business Summit 2020: Could global benchmarking activate a race to net zero? Locked

A range of views on strategies for leading the climate change, ESG and net zero agendas, presented at the final panel session of this year’s EA Business Summit, converged on the need for standardised targets and benchmarking

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WSP to advise UK government on CCUS strategy Locked

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Leading contractors form UK Contractors Declare Locked

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ERM upholds sustainability standards Locked

Global consultancy ERM has published its 2020 sustainability report and annual review of its philanthropic arm, the ERM Foundation.

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Finance sector urged to set biodiversity targets Locked

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Culture change needed to ‘build back better’ Locked

Expert warns attendees at Environment Analyst’s 2020 Business Summit that the UK’s environmental protection systems have been ‘hollowed out’

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UK falling short of Paris Agreement Locked

UK must walk the talk on climate action to be seen as a climate progressive nation

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Expert Opinion: What is a green recovery without biodiversity? Locked

Three consultants from Danish-headquartered firm Ramboll explain why biodiversity must form part of the post-COVID recovery package

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Sweco launches sustainability and social mobility plan Locked

Swedish-headquartered environmental, engineering and architecture consultancy reveals sustainability and social mobility plan as part of business strategy to 2023

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Anthesis and Signol join forces to drive sustainability through behavioural science Locked

UK-headquartered sustainability solutions specialist Anthesis will partner behavioural insights engine to promote the environmental and commercial benefits of Signol’s behavioural change technology.

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S&P Global calls for standard non-financial disclosure framework Locked

The international credit ratings agency has published its response to the European Commission’s consultation on Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Can soils and forests help salvage net-zero emissions efforts? Locked

Though currently falling, ghg emissions are expected to bounce back as economies recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Beth Burks, ESG associate director, S&P Global Ratings, explores whether achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 is still possible, and how forests and soils can help

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AECOM launches digital natural capital accounting platform Locked

AECOM has developed a natural capital accounting platform which can be applied across different types of landholdings

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ISO publishes environmental report assurance standard Locked

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Ramboll reports 2019 sustainability performance Locked

Danish-headquartered consultancy Ramboll has published its annual report for 2019, outlining its sustainability performance and adding further detail on its financial results published in April

Europe, Global, UK

WSP issues sustainability report for 2019 Locked

The Canadian-headquartered global multidisciplinary consultancy has published its latest global sustainability report.

Global, North America, UK

Fifty UK environmental firms ‘Pledge to net zero’ Locked

Environment industry sector initiative to demonstrate leadership on climate action attracts 49 signatories in first six months. Founders explain to EA that COVID year disruption is not deterring firms from taking the pledge in spite of the added challenges, with both Jacobs and Mott MacDonald the latest recruits

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Southern Water secures £825m in green funding Locked

Southern Water secures £825m in sustainable bonds in one of the largest public market financing initiatives issued for the water sector.

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SocEnv declares environmental professional of the year Locked

Directors from WSP and Fyrefly Global Sustainability share 2020 environmental professional of the year award

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PwC says climate and biodiversity focus central to crisis recovery Locked

The recovery will take time and fundamentally reshape industry and society, but building back better can help curb the threats of climate change and nature loss, according to analysis from the management consultant.

Europe, Global, UK

Wood pledges 40% ghg emissions cut by 2030 Locked

Wood, the Aberdeen-headquartered, global engineering, consultancy and professional services group, has pledged a science-based target to lower its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 40% over the next ten years.

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UK plc calls for a green recovery Locked

Investing in low carbon technology will lead to a healthy and resilient economy post-COVID-19 say business leaders

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Anticipation is key to surviving disasters Locked

NIC calls on the UK to better prepare for events such as terrorist attacks, pandemics, digital disruption and climate change

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