Glencore launches net zero roadmap Locked

Investors help drive Glencore to a net zero future, shareholders will vote on its climate change action plan at its next AGM

UK

Shell shifts from oil to gas Locked

The Anglo-Dutch oil company has announced a target to become net zero by 2050, but campaigners are far from happy

UK

Mott MacDonald joins Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group Locked

The 16,000-strong employee-owned management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald has become the ninth member of Environment Analyst’s Sustainability Delivery Group.

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

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

Stantec commits to carbon neutrality by 2022 and net zero by 2030 Locked

Global, North America, UK

Expert Opinion: Meeting the challenges of stakeholder capitalism Locked

With corporate priorities increasingly shifting toward long-term value creation for all stakeholders, Michael Wilkins, senior research fellow at the S&P Global Ratings sustainable finance unit, explores three key challenges businesses must consider when implementing a stakeholder capitalism model

Global, UK

KPMG IMPACT: Making a measurable difference Locked

Environment Analyst catches up with leaders of KPMG IMPACT to learn how the Big 4 firm’s sustainability initiative is galvanising its member companies, employees, and clients across the world to do the right thing

Europe, Global, UK

How climate is pivotal to BCG ‘winning the 20’s’ Locked

Boston Consulting Group sees climate as a top-three priority at executive level and a core capability for the 21,000-strong company. Environment Analyst speaks with BCG’s climate and energy transition lead, Bas Sudmeijer

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Dasgupta Review urges economic paradigm shift Locked

The Dasgupta Review argues that current economic systems built on the short-term exploitation of natural capital are unsustainable

UK

ERM acquires safety consultancy, joins Open Footprint Forum Locked

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Global leaders discuss key elements of new social contract at Davos Locked

Benefits of green stimulus recovery packages and boosts to climate-friendly workforce were important themes

Europe, Global, UK

Wood appoints senior VP of sustainable development Locked

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Earth Capital: Holistic appraisal of impact is key to sustainability Locked

Attracting ESG investment requires an unwavering focus on the sustainability issues central to the business, reveals Richard Burrett, chief sustainability officer (CSO) at Earth Capital, in conversation with Environment Analyst

Europe, Global, UK

Water companies unite in net zero campaign Locked

UK water companies have joined an international campaign, pledging to deliver a net zero water supply for customers by 2030

UK

Terra Carta puts nature first Locked

An initiative has been launch by HRH Prince Charles to encourage businesses to pursue environmentally-friendly practices

UK

Atkins and the social value challenge Locked

Following radical changes to procurement, Atkins has made a key appointment to lead on its social value strategy in the UK. Is this a sign of things to come?

Europe, Global, UK

Ramboll launches strategic sustainability consulting line Locked

The global SSC offering will be a hybrid unit based on management consulting and environmental expertise

Europe, Global, UK

Geo-data focused Fugro at vanguard of energy transition Locked

How the Dutch-based marine and earth sciences firm is reinventing itself, transitioning from its roots as a geotech specialist dependent upon oil & gas. Environment Analyst hears from Fugro’s Europe & Africa director Peter Brooke

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Global, UK

UK hydrogen trials enter a bold new era Locked

Hydrogen offers huge potential to reduce the UK's emissions from heat and transport, but supply, distribution and safety remain barriers to deployment

UK

Nexus Planning becomes carbon negative Locked

UK planning and regeneration consultancy Nexus Planning has announced that it has gone beyond carbon neutrality and is carbon negative

UK

Ramboll UK joins Pledge to net zero Locked

List of signatories to the pledge swells to 65 as another major engineering, design and environmental consultancy joins

UK

2021: Shifting to action, with deeper understanding Locked

Following a challenging and catalytic 2020, during which the COVID shock produced heightened awareness of the importance of environmental and social sustainability, EA looks forward to 2021 - a year in which bold targets and plans already made should translate into actionable changes

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, North America, UK

Recovery stimulus packages are causing harm to nature Locked

Vivid Economics and Finance for Biodiversity update their report assessing the 'greenness' of COVID-19 stimulus plans of the G20 and other major economies in relation to climate action and biodiversity goals

Global, UK

Meeting the sixth carbon budget requires radical change Locked

Experts warn that achieving UK carbon reduction targets is set to become increasingly difficult with huge investment and behaviour change needed

UK

New era predicted for sustainability reporting Locked

Carbon reporting is fairly well developed. Recognised international metrics are now needed for wider sustainability issues, argues a KPMG report

Europe, Global, UK

Optimism returns to the UK&I environmental services industry

Environment Analyst’s CV-19 Industry Impacts and Outlook Survey report points to improving market conditions, business confidence and outlook. The results provide timely business intelligence to help strategic planning and budget-setting for the New Year

UK

Plummeting lockdown emissions must set scene for committed climate action Locked

Despite a 7% drop in global CO2 emissions caused by pandemic lockdowns, world governments must now act rapidly and decisively to prevent a global temperature rise in excess of 3°C this century, international scientific researchers and the UN agree.

Global, UK

Embedding sustainability in the C-suite Locked

Representatives of seven top environmental & sustainability consultancies debated insights offered by Jaclyn Bouchard, director of ESG Products at S&P Global Ratings, at the December roundtable meeting of EA’s Sustainability Delivery Group

Global, UK

ERM pledges to reach net zero by 2040 Locked

Europe, Global, UK