New England Environmental Industry Summit VI
Co-Hosted with Environmental Business Council – New England
This event is sponsored in part by EBI’s 2022 Environmental Industry Summit Series Sponsors: Jacobs, Cascade, TRC, AECOM, EA Engineering Science and Technology, SWCA, Terracon Consultants, Clarevest, TRANSEARCH, Van Oppen & Co., Wildnote and WSP Global
This event is co-hosted with:
New England Environmental Industry Summit VI, December 2, 2022
(Co-Hosted with Environmental Business Council – New England at Brown Rudnick LLP, One Financial Center in Boston)
Morning sessions feature a 2022 Election Review and Policy & Budget Outlook; followed by a Strategic Regional Market Review including interactive executive discussion panels on environmental markets, energy transition and climate resilience opportunities. Afternoon sessions include panels on strategic growth and M&A.
New England Environmental Industry Summit VI, Friday, December 2, 2022, Brown Rudnick office at One Financial Center in Boston MA
8.15-9am: Networking & Continental Breakfast
(Note: Please have photo I.D. ready for the security guard at entry. There are many parking garages nearby: EBC recommends using www.spothero.com.)
9:00am – 9:50 am: Politics & Policy Outlook to 2024
EBI’s political analyst Andy Paterson provides an entertaining and educational review of the 2022 election, and what is means to the environmental and climate change industry.
9:50am – 10.45am: National & Regional Market Outlook
A discussion of market dynamics in New England and nationwide trends led by Grant Ferrier features a summary of EBJ market analysis; growth scenarios in energy, infrastructure, remediation & PFAS; funding roll-out in federal IIJA & IRA programs; climate risk and resilience markets; and ESG as a platform for environmental services. Panelists include: Rick Mandile, SAGE Environmental; Tom Burack, Sheehan Phinney; Marcus Quigley, EFCG; Mickey Marcus, SWCA Environmental Consultants
11.00am – 12.00pm: The ‘PFAS Era’
Summary and discussion of EBJ research on market evolution scenarios in PFAS water quality, wastewater treatment, remediation and public health, including federal & state regs, and technology applications. Panelists include: Nick Palatiello, Barr Engineering; Nikki Delude Roy, Verdantas
3:30 pm: Wrap-Up and Q&A
2020 Environmental Group, AECOM, Aggregate Recycling, Alpha Analytical, Apex Companies, Arcadis, Buchanan & Associates, Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Cascade Environmental, CDM Smith, CDW Consultants, Charter Contracting Company, Clairvest Group, Clean Earth, Colliers International, Compass Group, Con-Test Analytical Laboratory, EBI Consulting, Ecology & Environment, EDR, EnSafe, Environmental Business Council of New England, EnviroVantage, ERM, ESMI Companies, ESS Group, GEI Consultants, Geosyntec Consultants, Golder Associates, Green Insurance Exchange, Groundwater & Environmental Services, Hatch, Inter-fluve, J.F. Brennan Company, JMH Capital Partners, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Kleinfelder, Laboratory Data Consultants, Mabbett & Associates, McGregor & Legere, Microbac Laboratories, Miller Environmental Group, NanoVapor, Normandeau Associates, NRC, Partner Engineering and Science, Ramboll Environ, RC&D, RPS Group, RTC Partners, SAGE Environmental, Snow Phipps, Stone Environmental, Strategic Environmental Services, SumCo Eco-Contracting, SWCA Environmental Consultants, Techlaw, Terracon Consultants ,TerraTherm ,Tighe & Bond, Tradebe Environmental Services, TRC, Trinity Consultants, Vertex Companies, VHB, Weston Solutions, Woodard & Curran
EBC – The Environmental Business Council of New England, a nonprofit membership organization, was established in 1990 by environmental and energy company executives who began meeting on a regular basis to exchange ideas and share experiences. As the first organization in the United States established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry, our goal is to enhance business and job growth of both established and emerging environmental and energy businesses in New England and beyond.
Van Oppen & Co. 2 (VOCO2)
Founded in 2008, Van Oppen & Co. 2 (VOCO2) provides business insurance solutions for Environmental and Architectural & Engineering firms. With offices in the U.S. and Canada, VOCO2 aims to provide our insured client base with proactive risk control services including rigorous contract review, claims handling and mitigation when needed. We specialize in reducing exposures and controlling costs while delivering a superior level of service to our customers. Our deep understanding of the industry gives us an advantage over generalist insurance brokers while procuring the most appropriate insurance solutions for our clients. Learn more at https://www.vanoppenco2.
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in fiscal 2018 revenue and a talent force of more than 80,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. Learn more at www.jacobs.com.
Wildnote is a technology platform for environmental consulting firms that replaces manual processes with automation to drive efficiency in the environmental compliance process. Used on thousands of projects since 2016, Wildnote leverages cloud and mobile technology to manage the full environmental consulting data lifecycle – from collection, to quality control, to report generation. It supports all environmental consulting disciplines and can be customized for complex workflows and specialized report outputs. Wildnote customers experience 40% to 80% improvements in efficiency, allowing them to complete more projects with the same number of people, increasing top-line revenue and profitability.
Clairvest’s mission is to partner with entrepreneurs to help them build strategically significant businesses. Founded in 1987 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, Clairvest is a top performing private equity management firm with over CAD $2.6 billion of capital under management. As a publicly listed company (TSX: CVG), Clairvest invests its own capital and that of third parties through the Clairvest Equity Partners limited partnerships in owner-led businesses. Under the current management team, Clairvest has initiated investments in 57 different platform companies and generated top quartile performance over an extended period. Learn more at https://www.clairvest.com/.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia?Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is the No. 1 M&A advisor for the past six consecutive years in the U.S., the No. 1 global restructuring advisor for the past seven consecutive years, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, all based on number of transactions and according to data provided by Refinitiv.
Cascade Environmental is a field services contractor that partners with their clients to provide seamless environmental and geotechnical solutions from concept to completion. Cascade provides the industry’s most comprehensive in-house suite of field services to support geotechnical and environmental drilling, site characterization, and environmental remediation projects no matter how routine or complex. They offer the full range of drilling technologies with a versatile fleet including limited access and specialty equipment. Field services include high resolution site characterization, injection and thermal remediation services, and turnkey waste management. With 40+ offices across the US, their experts and resources are available to help fulfill your project needs. Learn more at www.cascade-env.com.
AECOM is proud of our long history providing environmental services. AECOM, established in 1990, brought together legacy companies that trace their beginnings to 1907, when Metcalf & Eddy was founded. Primarily a wastewater engineering firm, it has authored highly respected industry textbooks and helped develop USEPA policy and guidance manuals. ERT/ENSR was founded in 1968, primarily as an air quality engineering firm, growing internationally, and expanding into a full-service environmental firm. In the 2000s, AECOM expanded our environmental footprint by acquiring RETEC, founded in 1985; Earth Tech, established in 1970; and URS, which dates to 1904.
Today, AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivalled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.3 billion in fiscal year 2021.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 14,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com.
TRC is a leader in delivering professional services for public, private and government clients. We take an integrated approach to your problem, harnessing unparalleled environmental, consultative, engineering and applied technology experience.
EA Engineering, Science and Technology. Inc., PBC
EA is a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)-owned public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of public and private sector clients. In business for more than 46 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. Learn more at www.eaest.com.
SWCA is a 100% employee-owned environmental firm that offers comprehensive environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and natural and cultural resources management services. Their expanding team of professionals combines scientific expertise with in-depth knowledge of permitting and compliance protocols to achieve technically sound, cost-effective solutions for a full spectrum of environmental projects throughout the U.S. and its territories. Learn more at www.swca.com.
Terracon Consultants Inc.
Since our founding in 1965, Terracon has grown and evolved to become a thriving, employee-owned, multidiscipline engineering consulting firm. Our more than 5,000 curious minds include engineers, scientists, architects, facilities experts, and field professionals focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. On-time and real-time data driven insights, provided by our talented employee owners, create an unmatched client experience that spans the lifecycle of any project from earth-to-sky. Explore with us by visiting https://www.terracon.com.
TRANSEARCH is a global executive search firm that has recruited in the environmental consulting industry for 25 years with significant C-suite and Board Level searches. TRANSEARCH has a unique value proposition for getting the right candidates in front of you from the beginning, to achieve the most thorough, effective, and efficient executive search. https://www.transearchusa.com