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WSP is applauded as a climate change consulting leader

WSP is applauded as a climate change consulting leader

 July 19, 2023

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Looking to forge a sustainability-focused career?

Consider WSP, named impressively as a prominent leader in Climate Change Consulting.

"WSP is proud to stand among the most prominent climate change consultants globally, according to a ground-breaking study conducted by independent research firm Verdantix," commented WSP.  

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: Climate Change Consulting 2023 report provides a benchmark of climate change consultants offering strategy, technical, and implementation services. WSP features in the Leaders’ Quadrant as one of the six firms demonstrating the most comprehensive climate change consulting capabilities. The report commends WSP for excelling at asset-level decarbonization and climate risk management and mitigation. 

"Being recognized as a leading climate change consultancy evokes a strong sense of pride as we collectively face the damaging effects of the climate crisis on the environment, ecosystems, and societies," said WSP Global Director, Earth & Environment and Global Executive Director, ESG, André-Martin Bouchard.

"By leveraging the world-class skills of our 23,000 environmental professionals, and our Future Ready®1 mindset, we deliver ecologically sound solutions for our clients and help them alleviate the impacts of the climate emergency for future generations."  

A top scorer 

The Verdantix Green Quadrant Analysis established WSP as the top scorer in the categories listed below in [2022/2023]:  

  • Climate mitigation, adaptation, strategy, and implementation: WSP assists clients in evaluating and preparing for climate risks, and holistically developing and implementing climate solutions that are fully integrated with operational strategies. Its global multi-sector teams, representing a wide range of disciplines, help build climate-informed decision-making into planning processes and development. This helps ensure that resilience and sustainability are established for the long term. 
  • Net zero program management: WSP brings together multi-disciplinary experts with substantial industry and technical experience to enable its clients to plan, implement and deliver on their Net Zero ambitions - no matter where they are on their journey, or how big the challenge.   
  • Built environment decarbonization: To help clients transition to a low-carbon world, WSP provides services across all stages of the built environment, including initial project feasibility, to design, construction, and decommissioning. Additionally, WSP can deliver projects across a variety of initiatives including fuel switching, renewable energy generation, and energy efficiency upgrades. 

Building a safer, greener, more efficient and enjoyable environment

"Innovation happens when we harness curiosity to address the challenges we see around us. In a world full of soundbites, we apply expert eyes and inquiring minds to the business of building a safer, greener, more efficient and enjoyable environment," says Verdantix. 

"Consultancy firms have identified climate change services, and their own climate change performance, as pivotal to future success. WSP’s 2022 announcement of its business-wide Future Ready strategy underscores the central role of climate change in its overall business innovation planning."

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