Environmental Business Journal Archives

EBJ Vol XXV No 05: Solid Waste & Recycling

A review of the solid waste management segment and opportunities for project management and technology firms. The $55-billion U.S. solid waste business had only modest growth of 2% in 2011, but market, resource, technology and pricing trends drive interest, investment and development in innovative waste conversion technologies and other companies focused on diversion and recovery. Waste futurists once dreamed of mining landfills for resources, but today's waste conversion pioneers are more focused on the ongoing waste stream to extract value. Recycling and recovery targets at state levels drive ongoing attention to recycling programs. Statistical summary includes solid waste business profile, changes in the waste stream and market features.

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EBJ Vol XXV No 04: Environmental Information

The Instrument & Information Systems segment of the U.S. environmental industry was $6.8 billion in 2011. The global market is estimated at close to $14 billion and 6% growth. EHS software vendors, IT firms, environmental consultants, energy management and accounting firms all compete in the dynamic market to provide information management solutions to corporations and government.

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EBJ Vol XXV No 02-03: Environmental Industry Outlook 2012 and Annual Snapshot Survey

Executive Outlook: CEOs and senior executives of prominent firms large and small opine on the pace of recovery, private and government clients, global markets, M&A, resource efficiency & sustainability, technology, property development and uncertainty in corporate spending.

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EBJ Vol XXV No 01: Natural Resource Management Markets

EBJ defines natural resources management broadly as follows: services related to aquatic ecology, biodiversity, dams and power projects, ecological and habitat restoration, environmental impact assessments (EISs) and environmental assessments (i.e., the natural resource component of those activities), endangered species, fisheries, forestry, natural resources planning, lakes and rivers, marine ecology, mining restoration, mitigation banking, natural resource damage assessments (NRDAs), natural resource economics, wetlands, watershed management, water resources planning, and related services.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 12: Executive Review and 2011 EBJ Business Achievement Awards

EBJ's annual edition listing the 2011 EBJ Business Achievement Awards and Q&As with key senior executives in the environmental industry. The detailed treatment of 40+ award winners provides a view into what separated successful companies, projects and technologies in the environmental industry in 2011. EBJ's 14th annual business achievement awards. Winners are divided into business achievement by size and segment, M&A awards and new practice areas. Outstanding projects and new technology devleopment or applications are awarded Project Merit Awards or Technology Merit Awards. Finally companies are recognized for contributions to the industry and society at large.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 11: Environmental Consulting & Engineering Industry Review & Outlook 2011

EBJ's annual analysis of the environmental consulting & engineering industry details a $26.6 billion U.S. industry competing in a $53 billion global environmental consulting & engineering market. Following a 4% revenue decline in 2009, the environmental C&E industry had a rebound year of 2.2% growth in 2010, and indications suggest that 2011 will finish the year at close to 4% growth. Several market segments¡ªnotably energy & power and the extractive industries, in particular unconventional gas and oil in North America and mining in Canada, Australia, and South America¡ªare offering substantial opportunity, but the economy remains a major concern for C&E executives. In spite of declining and competitive markets, environmental consulting firms in general maintained their profitability, and M&A activity picked up in 2010 and 2011. EBJ¡¯s annual analysis of the C&E segment of the environmental industry presents data on market size, market breakdowns, growth, forecasts, benchmark perfomance and international revenues by size of firms, and also lists the top 60 U.S. environmental consulting & engineering firms with profiles of large and small.

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