Increasing demand for consultancy services
The global market for environmental consultancy services continued to expand in 2012, outstripping average economic growth rates, according to Environment Analyst
In its annual report on the state of the environmental consultancy sector, Environment Analyst, the online research service, confirms that the market grew by 3.6% in 2012 and was worth £16.7 billion. Meanwhile, global economic growth stood at just 3.2%.
The research confirms that, as in 2011, water and waste management services account for the bulk of consultancy work (30%), closely followed by contaminated land work (29%). The data also reveals that the proportion of work relating to environmental impact assessment (EIA) fell slightly year-on-year, from 14% to 13%, ...