Environmental Business Journal Archives

EBJ Vol XXIII No 07 & 08: Environmental Industry Overview

EBJ presents its annual statistical breakdown on the 14 segments of the U.S. environmental industry with 2008 and 2009 revenues and growth. Survey results, survey opinions and interviews with executives identify growth areas in client categories and services, and the key challenges environmental industry executives face in the market today. A general segment overview is followed by dedicated reviews of the environmental testing, hazardous waste management and recycling/resource recovery segments. Features include a report on the BP oil spill cleanup and its possible impacts on the industry.

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EBJ Vol XXIII No 06: Environmental Information

Environmental software vendors have evolved into solutions services firms as the environmental information market changes almost at the pace of information technology. Venture investment, M&As and growth persist in environmental information through the recession, largely fueled by the burgeoning market for carbon/greenhous gas systems or enterprise carbon accounting (ECA). 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 XXIII No 05: Renewable Energy

An analysis of the renewable energy business in the United States in 2010 with an emphasis on opportunities across the supply chain for consulting engineers and contractors. The $36-billion clean energy systems & power sector, encompassing equipment, power sales and service revenues in wind, solar, geothermal and biomass grew 14% in 2009, almost 12 percentage points better than any other environmental industry segment.

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EBJ Vol XXIII No 04: Green Planning

A snapshot of the planning business, new opportunities developing in master planning and the implementation projects that ensue, and the companies that compete in the green and sustainable planning business.

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EBJ Vol XXIII No 03: Remediation & Redevelopment

Remediation Overview: The remediation market was flat in 2009, as federal projects and backlog held off the downturn for a number of remediation contractors. Projects and practices are turning green with growing consciousness regarding energy costs and sustainability in the market. Struggling brownfields redevelopment markets seek connection with economic stimulus priorities.

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EBJ Vol XXIII No 02: Selling Sustainability

Pressure from investors, social media and regulators keeps sustainability initiatives on track despite the tough economy. Consultants report, however, that metrics are key for ongoing commitment. Whether it's a corporate ethic, an over-arching theme for all services offered by environmental companies or a dedicated practice area, sustainability is on all radar screens. This issue features profiles of DOMANI, Arup, Kanal Mott McDonald Golder and GreenOrder and features on Green Business taking shape and CH2M HILL's vision that water issues hold the key to global sustainability.

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