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Published on January 26, 2023

Alan Ryder – Financial Times How To Lead

RSK CEO Alan Ryder’s interview with the Financial Time’s Andrew Hill in the How To Lead series

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Published on January 25, 2023

Farming and wildlife – time to stop the polarised debate and work together

Jon Davies, director of RSK Wilding, explains why we should ignore any polarising rhetoric around farming and wildlife and get on with creating an agricultural landscape that is sustainable, biodiverse and productive.

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Published on January 23, 2023

Beyond the occupants: Residential blocks to benefit from freeholder and developer responsibilities

As the public inquiry into the events leading up to and during the night of the Grenfell fire starts to reach a conclusion, there are three new key pieces of legislation to be aware of…

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Published on January 09, 2023

The ‘no regrets’ actions businesses can take to act now on biodiversity

The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework agreed by delegates from across the world at COP15 is historic.

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Published on December 22, 2022

How Singapore became a world leader in water resilience

Over the last century, Singapore has overcome many challenges to become a world leader in water infrastructure. Through an unparalleled feat of design and engineering excellence, the country has successfully secured water resilience for its people.

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Published on December 16, 2022

How brownfield land can benefit local communities and environments

Abandoned and derelict land can be transformed to provide valuable green space, havens for nature or renewable energy generation opportunities, according to environmental specialist Dr Tom Henman.

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Published on December 15, 2022

The pivotal role HR plays in a rapid acquisition strategy

When I joined RSK 15 years ago, it was a UK engineering and environmental business of around 700 employees with ambitious plans to expand internationally and through strategic acquisition.

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Published on December 13, 2022

Putting its people first

Covid may have put the spotlight on flexible working practices to support safety during the pandemic, but RSK has always emphasised this approach.

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Published on December 12, 2022

A day in the life: Noémie Roux

Noémie Roux, Project Manager for Wetland Habitat and Flora at ADEV Environnement, shares what a typical day is like for the Larçay team.

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Published on December 06, 2022

COP27 agreement: Was this the COP we needed to see?

We asked specialists from across the RSK group what impact the COP 27 agreement has had on their sectors and regions.

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Published on November 29, 2022

How restoring rivers increases resilience against climate change

Actively restoring rivers by reinstating natural river processes will play a vital role in building resilience against climate change and helping offset the global freshwater biodiversity crisis.

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Published on November 25, 2022

A day in the life: Grace Kassimoto

Grace Kassimoto joined RSK in 2022 as a graduate acoustic consultant and is the only acoustic specialist from and working in East Africa.

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Published on November 10, 2022

An African energy transition is a necessity

From 2019 to 2020, solar and wind energy capacity across Africa increased by 13% and 11% respectively, while hydropower climbed by 25%. How are nations across Africa tapping into the renewable energy opportunity, and what lies ahead for the continent and its people?

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Published on November 09, 2022

Global Water Challenges: Ensuring access to a vital resource

Mark Smith explores the primary driving forces behind the global challenges faced because of escalating water crises.

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Published on November 08, 2022

Climate finance in the context of climate justice

Dr Robert Charnock, Director of the RSK-funded Metis Institute on Climate Strategy, lays out the pivotal role finance will play in efforts to respond to the climate crisis and drive a just transition to net zero.

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Published on November 07, 2022

Towards COP28: A sustainable future for the Middle East

Cyndi Teulon, Environmental Advisor at RSK Middle East, explains why it is so vital that debates at COP27, and COP28 next year, result in practical and tangible solutions, for people across the region, that support adaptation while safeguarding traditional livelihoods.

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Published on November 04, 2022

Taking on the world’s water problem

Read our report Taming the current: Solutions to the global water crisis to find out how RSK is tackling the global water crisis.

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Published on November 03, 2022

Investing in nature: Addressing biodiversity in the finance sector

As part of RSK’s #RoutetoCOP15, we brought together a panel of experts to explore why and how the finance sector is addressing biodiversity.

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Published on October 31, 2022

Black History Month 2022: Personal stories from across the group

Throughout October members of RSK with Unity celebrated diversity and acknowledged the challenges those of diverse heritage face through a series of personal videos.

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Published on October 28, 2022

Decarbonising the UK: Bridging the skills gap in renewable energies

Following the publication of the Renewable Energy Report, Mike Kelly, Business Development Director for Renewable Energy at RSK group, lays out how collaboration is needed to reach the UK’s decarbonisation target.

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Published on October 25, 2022

How can non-executive NHS directors champion sustainability?

RSK group and Nature Positive collaborated with IEMA to produce a guidance document on sustainability for non-executive directors in the NHS.

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Published on October 24, 2022

Greening cities: Protecting what we have for wellness and resilience

Stéphanie from ADEV shares her expertise on keeping and regrowing healthy green environments in our urban centres.

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Published on October 17, 2022

Sustainable waste management: Overdue for consideration?

Nuno Lopes from RSK-IWS explains how the lack of forward planning will need to be addressed if cities are to meet their goals.

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Published on October 11, 2022

Storm responders: Protecting business against extreme weather

How Britain can step up its storm and flood response, speaking with two RSK businesses tackling climate-change-induced severe weather events.

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Published on October 10, 2022

Transforming water systems for future resilience

In order to withstand the modern pressures of both urbanisation and climate change, vital infrastructure across our cities must adapt.

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Published on October 03, 2022

Ten years of diversity across RSK Group

For National Inclusion Week, RSK’s employee networks have been active in sharing their experiences and calling for everyone to become allies.

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Published on October 03, 2022

Regenerative design: challenges and solutions of progressing practices

RSK’s panel delves deeper into the challenges of and solutions to progressing regenerative design practices.

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Published on September 26, 2022

Regenerative design: A framework for inclusive and equitable futures

RSK’s Cities of Tomorrow series explores the regenerative and sustainable solutions available to us to create resilient and future proof urban centres and the ways in which our family of businesses is responding to these needs.

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Published on September 20, 2022

The green commute: Why net zero starts with everyday action

Green travel plans developed in line with science-based targets offer support to colleagues in achieving net zero actions each and every day.

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Published on September 15, 2022

Asian Markets Biodiversity Report Card

RSK Group company Nature Positive launches its Biodiversity Report Card analysing the Asian business community’s understanding of nature and the natural resources on which it depends.

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Published on September 13, 2022

How can we create climate-resilient development?

Dr Natalie Suckall, International Climate Resilience Lead at RSK’s International Projects Group (IPG), sets out how her team is working hard to achieve sustainable futures for all.

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Published on September 12, 2022

Reporting on embodied carbon in the rail sector

Examining the approach and roll-out of Network Rail’s new carbon reporting tool and the impacts it will have on the rail industry.

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Published on September 07, 2022

Clean air and blue skies: Rethinking urban transport

To mark International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2022, we take a look at the far-reaching impacts of environmental air pollution.

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Published on September 06, 2022

Biodiversity on the balance sheet

Jill MacKeith, sustainability management consultant for Nature Positive, explores the relationship between ecology and economics and the role of carbon accounting.

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Published on September 05, 2022

New prime minister: Seizing the opportunity to achieve net zero

With a new prime minister, what opportunities do they face in efforts to meet national climate targets and what are the key actions required to achieve them?

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Published on August 30, 2022

Using floating solar to boost Hong Kong’s renewable energy production

Justin Searle, Director of Projects, explains how Binnies’ exciting floating photovoltaic (PV) projects are delivering the renewable energy needed for Hong Kong to reach net zero by 2050.

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Published on August 25, 2022

A day in the life: Jenna May

Jenna May of new RSK business MSS Group is the first female industrial cleaner at Tata Steel’s Trostre site in South Wales.

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Published on August 23, 2022

Nuclear power as clean energy to combat the climate crisis

Lara Duro, Amphos21 CEO, examines the role that nuclear power can play in generating the energy needed to respond to the climate crisis and dispels some of the myths about tackling nuclear waste.

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Published on August 16, 2022

Harnessing the winds of change to respond to the climate crisis

RSK Renewable Energy Director Mike Kelly explores the opportunity for offshore wind to contribute significantly to the UK’s response to the climate crisis and national energy demand. 

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Published on August 09, 2022

Climate Realities: Sustainability at heart of RSK’s business response

RSK’s Climate Realities series explores the effects of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports across our global business.

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Published on August 02, 2022

Building climate resilience: The sustainable and water-smart city

Binnies Singapore and the RSK Centre for Sustainability Excellence discuss the impacts and challenges to consider when achieving climate resilience through smart city infrastructure.

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Published on July 28, 2022

Earth Overshoot Day 2022: Improving our ecological footprints

To mark Earth Overshoot Day 2022, Lucy Thomas, RSK group Chief Scientist, sat down with colleagues from across the RSK family of businesses to discuss why this day is so important

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Published on July 27, 2022

A day in the life: Sara Blackmore

Sara Blackmore has been Associate Director of RSK Asbestos for over a year, and describes the role as “extremely varied”.

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Published on July 25, 2022

Storm overflows: Understanding the challenges of our sewer system

Mark Smith, RSK’s Strategic Business Development Director in the water sector, assesses the current situation and explains the concept of the storm overflow system.

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Published on July 07, 2022

Will Singapore lead or fall behind in the race for climate resilience?

Across almost every continent, we now see pioneering governments taking up the mantle. And in Asia, Singapore leads the way.

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Published on June 28, 2022

A day in the life: Ellen Lapworth-Maisey

Since March this year, Ellen Lapworth-Maisey has held the role of wellbeing and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) manager at RSK

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Published on June 23, 2022

Women in engineering: Innovators of the future

23 June is International Women in Engineering Day which celebrates and raises awareness of women’s careers in engineering disciplines.

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Published on June 17, 2022

Men’s Health Week 2022: Increasing access and awareness

From 13–17 June, the UK will mark Men’s Health Week, which is hosted annually by the Men’s Health Forum. The theme for this year is #ManMOT

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Published on June 01, 2022

eWATER: Revolutionising water delivery

eWATERservices has developed groundbreaking technology to ensure the supply of clean and safe water to communities across drought-prone Tanzania.

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Published on June 01, 2022

A day in the life: Sarah Mogford

RSK’s Environment and Planning Divisional Director Sarah Mogford has been part of the RSK family for more than 20 years.

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Published on May 27, 2022

The Global Biodiversity Framework and a nature positive future

Later this year, world leaders will gather in Kunming, China, for the fifteenth meeting of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) to agree an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework.

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Published on April 28, 2022

Are our soils in crisis?

Why is healthy soil so important?
We rarely pay much attention to it, but the soil beneath our feet is the foundation of all Earth’s ecosystems.

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Published on April 27, 2022

A day in the life: Phillip Loseby

Phillip Loseby is no stranger to incredible views. In his job as a Bridges and Structures Inspector for RSK business Up and Under, he’s used to witnessing sights from perspectives most of us will never even come close to.

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Published on April 14, 2022

A beginner’s guide to TCFD reporting

As of April 2022, it is now mandatory in the United Kingdom for any company with 500+ employees and over £500 million in turnover to report climate-related financial data in line with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.

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Published on April 13, 2022

Greening economies: Expansion of vertical farming in South-East Asia

As populations grow, supplying sufficient amounts of nutrient-rich food will become a greater challenge.

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Published on April 13, 2022

Preventing carbon losses in oil palm cultivation

Oil palm cultivation provides us with a vital commodity that is used around the globe in products from foodstuffs to cosmetics, but it is also one that presents a number of sustainability and environmental challenges.

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Published on April 08, 2022

Asia’s booming green bond market

Green bond sales rocketed across Asia–Pacific in 2021. USD 185.22 billion of green debt was sold in one year alone, representing a 117% increase from 2020.

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Published on April 04, 2022

Spotlight on sustainable value chains

Sustainability extends far beyond the solutions offered to clients: it is central to all areas of work from sourcing to delivery. David Holland at Salix, an RSK group company, explains why it is so crucial to ensure the solutions offered to clients support sustainable practices across the whole value chain.

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Published on April 01, 2022

ESG reporting across the ASEAN economies

South East Asia has been a driving force behind Asia’s rapid economic growth in recent decades. The ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economies are home to 650 million people and a three trillion USD economy, growing at an average 5% per year over the past 20 years.

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Published on March 29, 2022

Defra BNG consultation: Putting policy into practice

An introduction to BNG.
Biodiversity is an issue that has risen up the development policy agenda in recent years. In 2018, the UK government first consulted on making biodiversity net gain (BNG) mandatory for new development through the planning system and included provisions for mandatory BNG in the 2021 Environment Act.

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Published on March 28, 2022

A day in the life: Geofrey Mbabaye

RSK’s joint venture eWATERservices is committed to solving one of humanity’s biggest challenges: the sustainable provision of water across Africa.

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Published on March 24, 2022

What do C-suites think of the upcoming TCFD reporting regulations?

Our recent C-suite survey suggests the majority of businesses (73%) are ready to report from 6 April, but we scratched beneath this optimism to see how the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is really perceived by the business community.

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Published on March 22, 2022

Expert Focus: Five groundwater ‘need to knows’

Today is World Water Day, and the theme this year is “Groundwater: Making the invisible visible”. But what exactly is groundwater and why is it so critical?

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Published on February 17, 2022

A day in the life: Lara Duro

Environmental consultancy firm Amphos 21 has offices in Spain, Chile and Peru and offers scientific and strategic environmental consulting to the nuclear, mining, water resources, sustainability and oil and gas sectors.

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Published on January 20, 2022

A day in the life of Binnies Principal Leakage Consultant

Binnies Principal Leakage Consultant Colin Cox discusses his career and day-to-day. He has worked in water networks for more than 30 years.

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Published on December 14, 2021

Greening the Blue Chips: RSK live from COP26

RSK’s Green Dialogues series successfully culminated in our event, “RSK live from COP26: Greening the Blue Chips” on 10 November.

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Published on October 07, 2021

Report: 10 ways rewilding can help beat the climate crisis

We are in the run up to COP26 at which the UK government will play host to the most critical meeting of its kind to date.

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Published on October 01, 2021

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📢 Join us at the #WorldWaterTech Innovation Summit to discuss practical solutions to some of the biggest challenges faced by our water and wastewater systems.

🤝 Attend our Fireside Chat, where Siôn Brackenbury from RSK’s TerrAffix will be speaking on ‘Waste to Value: Advancing Resource & Nutrient Recovery'

We look forward to seeing you there!

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🌎 As a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions, we won’t shy away from our role in the huge task the world faces – this has guided our growth over the last year.

💚 We strive for sustainability in all that we do and our commitment to this has been reaffirmed in our FY22 sustainability report.

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#Sustainability #Environment #Climate #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis #Sustainable

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@facaderemedialconsultants's team were on-site with a contractor in Bristol, progressing another Building Safety Fund project! 👏

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😮 Natural wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests: 35% of global wetlands were lost between 1970 and 2015, and overall, 85% have been lost since the 1700s.

💧 It's #WorldWetlandsDay, which aims to raise awareness of the vital role of wetlands for people and the planet.

💚 We need to change our mindset around these essential habitats and their importance.

#Wetlands #Environment #Environmental #Sustainability #Sustainable

💚 From carbon neutrality to net zero, many terms and key phrases are often used interchangeably to talk about sustainability.

🤔 But what do all these keywords and phrases mean?

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#Sustainability #Environment #Sustainable #Environmental #NetZero #CarbonFootprint

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RSK Geophysics Michael Puntorno out on-site providing SafeGround service avoidance for @rskgeosciences as part of a site investigation next to the River Trent.

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🌎 As the scale of worldwide habitat loss becomes clear, the biodiversity crisis is gaining more attention on the global stage.

🌳 We asked green roof and ecology expert Dusty Gedge for his views on creating more sustainable urban landscapes.

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#GreenRoofs #Biodiversity #Environmental #Environment #Sustainability #Ecology

Malcolm Croft is 86 years old and is still working hard at our @structuralsoils lab! 💚

Read his inspiring story in our bio!

#Inspiration #WorkCulture #EmployeeAppreciation #Employee #Inspiring

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