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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
The business benefits of the burgeoning capitals-based approach are significant, but reaping tangible benefits will require holistic thinking, agreed panellists on day two of Environmental Analyst’s UK summit
The leading practices saw growth curtailed to less than 1% in 2020 due to pandemic pressures, but are readying for a solid upturn thanks to accelerating net-zero and sustainability drivers in the green recovery. EA's research report identifies which firms are best placed to capitalise
A Brownfield Intelligence Network panel discussed how the latest advances in remote sensing, continuous monitoring and wireless data management can improve decision making and reduce project times. Ian Grant reports
Sector hits all-time high of £1.9bn in 2019 before pandemic forces decline last year; Jacobs confirmed new market leader, then RSK, WSP, AECOM and RPS; demand for climate change & energy services surges as net zero and climate resilience efforts ramp up
Awareness of PFAS contamination continues to increase across the world. Jake Hurst, PFAS lead for Arcadis in the UK, describes the role that his company is playing in tackling it, in the US, Europe and elsewhere
The co-author of the Emerging Contaminants Handbook, and Tetra Tech’s recently appointed technical director and global PFAS practice lead Ian Ross, discusses how the DuPont settlement and recent tightening of standards by the DWI will impact the UK
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
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
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
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
As the UK becomes the first country in the world to mandate TCFD-aligned disclosure, and with a climate-friendly Biden administration poised to make good on ESG, is it possible to standardise reporting frameworks?
A distinguished panel hosted by Environment Analyst explores how digital innovation is transforming project delivery and data management, disrupting traditional business models and accelerating the journey to net zero in a post-pandemic world