Multi-disciplinary environmental consultancies outperform specialists

Global consultancies offering a range of environmental and engineering services grew in 2015 while those offering more specialist advice declined, according to market data.

In its annual report on the state of the environmental consultancy market, Environment Analyst found that large-scale integrated (defined as those with turnover of more than $3bn) and multi-disciplinary firms (with turnover of less than $3bn) grew year-on-year by 3.9% and 2.9% respectively. In contrast, specialist players (where turnover is under $3 but environmental consultancy comprises more than 50% of the business) declined by 5% in 2015.

Editor of Environment Analyst's global market intelligence service and co-author of the report Liz Trew said: ‘Our conclusion is that the playing field has really leveled out now between the various types of operator, and the ...

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