The Water-Energy Nexus

Major droughts from California to South Africa have driven awareness of water scarcity. Many organizations are measuring, managing and reporting on their direct water consumption to address drought risks. However, there is not yet an accepted and easy-to-implement methodology for quantifying unseen, upstream consumption of water. With increasing demands for

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What’s in store for 2018? We’ve highlighted five trends we expect to see in the coming year. We hope this summary helps keep a pulse on what’s new and inspires you to further explore these and other emerging trends. Increased transparency around the financial risks posed by climate change The

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Launching a New Name and a New Logo

The next chapter in the history of our firm begins with a new name – WSP USA – and a mandate to set the firm apart from others in our industry. Known as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff since the acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff by WSP in 2014, the firm will unite

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Five Sustainability and Energy Trends to Watch in 2017

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What’s in store for 2017? We’ve compiled five trends that will be on the move (some quite literally) in the coming year. We hope this list inspires you to explore developing sustainability trends and helps keep a pulse on happenings in this space. Advancing greenhouse gas (GHG) goal setting to

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An Introduction to Green Power Procurement

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Green power is becoming an essential component of leading sustainability programs. Developing a strategy for green power procurement will help ensure that companies define and achieve their objectives in an efficient and cost-effective way. Seven distinct green power procurement options are explored in our white paper Green Power Procurement –

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Three things you should know about the Scope 2 guidance

At the start of 2016, World Resources Institute (WRI) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development released the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol Scope 2 Guidance, an amendment to the GHG Protocol Corporate Standard. The guidance is intended to address gaps and concerns in past Scope 2 reporting such as consistency in

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