MIS Insight Pod News

Global Business Summit: ERM’s CEO on digital transformation, ESG and key megatrends

We spoke to ERM’s global chief executive officer Tom Reichert to get some early insights ahead of his Industry Keynote Address at our Global Business Summit next week.

Global, North America

EA Business Summit 2022: Roundtable Insight Briefing Locked

A round-up of the key takeaways from the roundtable session at Environment Analyst's 2022 UK Business Summit, which took place in London in June.

UK

Expert Opinion: Climate change — can businesses afford to do nothing? Locked

Andrew Coburn, CEO of Cambridge-based, ‘deep-tech’ start-up Risilience, outlines the opportunities presented by integrating climate considerations into business strategy — and the risks of not doing so.

UK

Insight: Closing credibility and capability gaps in ESG Locked

Exploring how market and regulatory forces around ESG & sustainability are creating unprecedented demand for talent, and how service providers are responding strategically. Experts from specialist advisory, training and recruitment firms offer tips for building world-class ESG capabilities.

UK

Cities should ‘own’ net zero in locally-adapted strategies, says PwC Locked

Reports calls for place specific approach to de-carbonising heating, building and transport in UK conurbations

UK

Expert opinion: With big business set to fall under TCFD, can it help drive climate action? Locked

Sarah Winne, strategic sustainability associate with Ramboll details the benefits of adopting guidelines while they are still voluntary

UK

ESG: how does it really relate to corporate sustainability? Locked

Owner and CEO of UK-based ESG consulting and risk management specialist InvestAssure says companies need to ensure the sustainability of their operational performance matches up to their official ESG ratings

Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, UK

WSP back to organic growth, sights set on being ‘undisputed industry leader’ Locked

Global professional services firm sees doubling of earth & environment revenues through FY21 largely thanks to Golder acquisition, and embarks on three-year growth plan focused on ESG, technology and innovation 

Global, North America, UK

RPS bosses pleased with ‘good set of numbers’ for 2021 despite challenges Locked

Group CEO and CFO take Environment Analyst through the year’s highlights, as international firm delivers solid results and pipeline going into 2022 against backdrop of lingering pandemic, inflationary pressures, energy market transition, and the ‘great resignation’

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Net zero - what will life be like in 2050? Locked

Frédérique Carrier, head of investment strategy, RBC Wealth Management, looks at some of the current challenges to achieving net zero, some feasible solutions, and what the world of tomorrow might look like if these solutions are not only implemented, but effectively paid for.

Global, UK

Transition, security, natural solutions: ushering in a new energy era Locked

The turbulent turn of world events has reinforced the urgency for the planet to move away from fossil fuel dependence. Transition was the subject of the day at this year’s International Energy Week, which featured expert commentators from BP, ERM, EY, Schlumberger, Shell and more

Europe, Global, 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

Expert Opinion: How 'Project Speed' will change the DCO regime Locked

The year ahead for development consent orders (DCO): what is likely and what needs to happen to accelerate Project Speed

UK

Expert Opinion: The power of non-exec directors to push firms to sustainability Locked

John Willis, director of research at London-headquartered financial think-tank Planet Tracker, examines the impacts of the single-use plastics epidemic — and how non-executive directors of culpable companies can help address the problem

Europe, Global, North America, UK

Expert Opinion: How to architect organisational change to deliver sustainability Locked

CEO of Orbus Software Michael D’Onofrio explains why every organisation needs effective enterprise architecture to deliver ESG goals

UK

Expert Opinion: Recognising the net zero challenges ahead Locked

A professor of electrical power engineering at the University of Manchester explains why achieving net zero could be humanity’s greatest challenge yet

Global, 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

Expert Opinion: Investors urge action on value chain emissions, but where to start? Locked

Stuart Lemmon, managing director & CEO of the climate consultancy and project developer EcoAct (an Atos company) in Northern Europe, addresses the next big challenge on the journey to net zero – scope 3 emissions 

Europe, Global, UK

Cutting through the noise on ESG integration and mandatory disclosures  Locked

An Environment Analyst authored summary of the latest flurry of reports, surveys and developments shaping the race towards developing a global, unifying ESG methodology and what that could mean for the advisory services space

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Democratising data key to energy transition Locked

The lessons are clear for energy companies – in a time of transition, you can collaborate and thrive, or risk a slow, siloed decline

Europe, Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Harnessing natural capital in consultancy Locked

Natural capital is playing a growing role in policymaking and environmental consultancy

UK

Quality and transparency are key to offsets success Locked

An insight report from Environment Analyst examines the risks and opportunities of engaging with the voluntary carbon market, as well as its growth potential as demand is once again booming

UK

Expert Opinion: Avoiding carbon tunnel vision Locked

GRI's Tina Nybo Jensen explores why action on climate change needs an inter-connected response

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Evolution not revolution for planning? Locked

What does a change of secretary of state, with a new mandate, mean for the future of planning? Matthew Spry, senior director at Lichfields speculates. 

UK

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

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

Spotlight on procurement for sustainable value Locked

Today’s atmosphere of woke environmentalism is compelling a reversal of traditional construction practices to align with much needed - and in many cases, mandated - sustainable goals. The process of procurement is no longer an absolute system, if it ever was. 

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

EA Business Summit 2021: Roundtable Insight Briefing Locked

A round-up of the key takeaways from Environment Analyst's 2021 Business Summit roundtable session which took place virtually in June

Europe, Global, North America, UK

How green finance is driving renaissance of environmental consulting Locked

A major focus of the EA Business Summit 2021 was the need to transition towards a global sustainable operating model, which is multi-layered and intricate. Challenges of this size and magnitude require solutions that are backed by innovative and effective funding strategies. And lots of them.

Europe, Global, North America, UK