Expert Opinion: Are greenwashing fears overstated? Locked

Greenwashing fear among investors is at an all time high. S&P’s Lori Shapiro explores how prevalent it is and how we can safeguard against it

Global, UK

EcoAct helps global food firm on net zero journey Locked

Client and climate consultant together explore the drivers, challenges and complexities of translating Compass Group’s net zero ambitions into supply chain action

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: What it will take to win the war on climate Locked

We need a war-like effort to combat climate change, but misinformation about public money may lead to environmental devastation. Jason Chamberlain, partner at the international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, underscores the critical role of government spending in mobilising against the ‘ticking climate clock’

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: The net zero definition debate Locked

Carbon experts from Ramboll discuss the net zero definition debate, public procurement rules and why offsets are not a silver bullet

UK

IPCC report provides stark warning Locked

The IPCC’s sixth assessment report should be mandatory reading to us all. But it's not for the faint hearted

Global, UK

RPS appoints global director of ESG and sustainability Locked

Matt Farnsworth appointed to manage and direct RPS's internal ESG performance

Europe, Global, UK

Oil company borrowing costs to rise Locked

A growing cohort of investors are unable to support O&G activities because of ESG portfolio restrictions. The ramifications could be huge.

Global, UK

SLR joins net zero initiatives Locked

SLR commits to SBTi's Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the UN's Climate Neutral Now pledge

Global, UK

Pandemic sharpens focus on diversity and workforce priorities Locked

It's been ‘the year of HR’ given the major health and societal forces for change impacting the workforce. But how are consulting & engineering firms responding strategically to these shifts? EFCG’s HR Leadership Conference 2021 offers unique insights 

Global, North America

Report guides companies in ethical use of nature-based credits Locked

WEF and WBCSD offer guidance on natural climate solutions

Global

Clampdown on greenwashing through voluntary carbon initiative Locked

Global initiative to focus on integrity around climate targets and actions, including nature-based solutions

Global, UK

BCG venture to invest in high-impact climate enterprise  Locked

Management consultant aims to accelerate climate action through innovation and impact investing

Global, UK

Strategic sustainability now top indicator of leadership Locked

ERM-backed survey reveals changes to corporate sustainability focus through pandemic

Global

Expert to lead on sustainability for Royal HaskoningDHV Locked

UK-based Matthew Hunt holds a PhD in climate change and ecology and has been with the consultancy since 2007

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Climate change litigation will continue to grow Locked

White & Case partner, Mark Clarke, and associate, Gwen Wackwitz, discuss the recent trends in climate change litigation, and the associated risks for businesses worldwide

Global, UK

UK’s natural capital valued at £921bn Locked

The ONS has calculated the value of the UK’s natural capital highlighting the increasing value of renewable, timber and mineral assets; and the ongoing decline of fossil fuels

UK

Greater Manchester’s sustainable travel initiative launched Locked

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

UK

Theresa May to chair Aldersgate Group Locked

High-profile appointment comes ahead of COP26 in November

UK

'Outcomes before processes' key to project design Locked

Inclusive design moves up the agenda as the world aims to build back better. Nick Cottam reports on Jacobs' latest expert talk hosted by Environment Analyst's Sustainability Delivery Group

UK

Jacobs accelerates sustainable business plan Locked

Renewed focus aims to expedite market opportunities and attract and retain top talent

Global, North America, UK

Chatham House calls for investment boost to circular economy Locked

London-based think tank evaluates circular transition

Global, UK

Green rebuild and dynamic M&A to transform environmental sector  Locked

Innovative financing methods and a burgeoning demand for expertise are triggering rapid evolution of the environmental & sustainability consulting M&A market, concluded a lively panel session at the Environment Analyst Business Summit 2021

Global, North America, UK

DuPont Sustainable Solutions acquires ESG specialist Locked

Merger with London-based KKS Advisors gives global operations consultancy expanded capabilities and strategic ESG expertise

Europe, Global, UK

Government expands issuance programme and publishes green financing framework Locked

Framework provides guidance on project identification, verification and reporting of eligible sustainable projects

UK

Moody’s launches ESG data analysis tool targeting SMEs Locked

Financial ratings major targets small to mid-sized firms with 'ESG Score Predictor' tool

Global, North America, UK

Transport decarbonisation plan ‘bold’ but lacking detail Locked

Plan reveals the government's intended milestones for the phase-out of diesel and petrol vehicles and how it will support the further roll-out of EVs and associated infrastructure. EA dissects the latest piece of the jigsaw to meet the UK's net zero obligations.

UK

UK energy transition: a clear pathway to net zero Locked

Hydrogen, offshore wind and EVs are all growth areas, but major challenges exist to decarbonise domestic heating and industrial fuels and to bridge the energy gap. Ian Grant reports

UK

Insurers eye opportunities in ESG risk and regulation Locked

A panel of experts discussed the regulator’s role in driving ESG integration and disclosure - and ultimately innovation - for insurance companies at an S&P Global webinar 

Global, UK

Professional bodies charter seeks to ‘head off’ climate change Locked

Climate and sustainability action agreement aims to cover almost half of the UK’s working population 

UK

EA UK Business Summit 2021: Delivering a sustainable recovery

The overriding narrative at this year’s virtual summit event was a compelling one; it's a great time to be in the business of the environment, but we must act now to lead and collaborate in order to successfully deliver on climate and sustainability pledges and promises

UK