INTRODUCING WSP ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY
In a business climate where the environment, energy agenda and corporate reputation represent both a
business threat and a potential competitive opportunity, WSP is recognized as one of the world’s leading and
most innovative advisers on environment and energy issues.
Across North America, we are helping our clients put together strategies to enable them to manage risk,
enhance management systems and make sustainable improvements in their business operations.
Innovative solutions to environment and energy related business issues
OUR COMMITMENT TO CLIENTS
Sharing & Supporting
Pride & Passion
Pride in delivery is the core of our business ethos.
Our approach is to dedicate time to understanding the challenges and opportunities that
face our clients in their business. We believe it is important to work collaboratively with our
clients - to support their goals and ambitions.
We have a passion to achieve results and, through success, enhance our clients’ competitive
REPUTATION & EXPERIENCE important part of our philosophy. We are at WSP – OUR BACKGROUND ■ Clients include major national and ■ In North America, WSP Group’s
the forefront of shaping sustainable futures international organizations, many of business includes world class structural
Our reputation is based on highly for our clients and, where appropriate, we We want to assure you that WSP is an whom are Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 and mechanical engineering and design
experienced people delivering technical will introduce world class experts from organization offering you attention to your companies. organizations, WSP Cantor Seinuk and
excellence, with an eye for practical, across our global network to contribute to needs, professionalism, a track record and Flack & Kurtz. Following acquisitions
innovative and commercial solutions. your projects and enhance the value we security. So, let’s set out where we have ■ Our growth in North America was in 2007, WSP Group in North America
deliver. come from, and where we are. enhanced by a successful merger with also includes, Chas H. Sells, Inc.,
Our staff and client retention are high. We Environmental Strategies Consulting LLC transportation and infrastructure
are proud to have consultants who have From sustainable remediation technologies, ■ WSP Environment & Energy is a global in 2006; a consultancy with a 20-year specialists, and SEi Engineering, Inc.,
worked together in our evolved North to ecological restoration, and from leading- business with over 1,000 people track record of successful business engineering design experts. Our track
American business for over 20 years, and edge master planning to future-proofing operating from over 65 offices solutions. record includes the Hearst Tower and
have relationships with clients that stretch to product development - we are confident in worldwide. the Freedom Tower in New York.
that timeframe too. our reputation and the experience we offer. ■ Our Environment & Energy business
■ In 2007, we were voted Environmental is part of WSP Group plc, a FTSE 250
As a global business, developing solutions Advisor of the Year at a leading UK listed management and consulting
that push boundaries for our clients is an awards event, supported by the private group focused on the built and natural
equity, financial and legal community. environment. WSP Group employs
over 9,000 people across a network
in excess of 100 offices.
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OUR EXPERTISE Connected
state and local
From our network of offices throughout North America, we deliver a comprehensive range
of environmental, sustainability and energy management services for clients across all sectors.
This expertise covers:
■ Investigation, engineering and ■ Liability transfer and risk management
■ Ecosystem assessment, restoration
■ Due diligence to support real estate and management
and corporate transactions
■ Natural resource damage
■ Environmental, health and safety assessments
compliance, management systems
and auditing ■ Human health and ecological Registered
■ Sustainability services, including To practice engineering
energy management, carbon foot- ■ Industrial hygiene, safety and
printing and master-planning risk management & geology in
■ Online management systems that ■ Product environmental compliance,
manage and report on business including design for the environment
continental U.S., U.S.
■ Supply chain management territories and
■ Environmental insurance
support services ■ Acoustics Canadian provinces.
■ Corporate / social responsibility services,
including reporting and auditing
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We pride ourselves on keeping our clients ahead of the market by delivering leading-edge
thinking in our fields of expertise. Clear, practical and incisive advice is critical to this.
Here are just 6 examples where the breadth of our expertise enables our clients to assert
positions of competitive edge in their market space:
■ Environmental Liability ■ Due Diligence and Compliance - ■ Ecosystem Restoration - Our
Solutions - A long track record Delivering true value in a commoditized team of scientists and engineers design,
in the U.S. in unlocking real estate market. We go further than just a permit and build projects that focus on
transactions with liability transfers, and ‘Phase I Assessment’. WSP provides the ecosystem restoration, rehabilitation and
now responsible for enabling the first depth of analysis required to estimate enhancement. The team specializes in the
major transaction to occur in the UK. liabilities and incorporate the cost of restoration of all types of waters and
We are supported by a network of environmental management into wetlands, and also has extensive
insurance professionals, developers and business plans. experience in habitat restoration for
legal counsel, ensuring we can remove rare, threatened or endangered species.
uncertainty and risk for clients. ■ Energy & Climate Change - Taking a multidisciplinary approach, our
Globally, our experts advise on all team strives to utilize the best available
■ Sustainable Remediation - aspects of sustainability and energy science to restore self-sustaining
Delivering responsible cleanup programs efficiency, issues driven by the low carbon ecosystems around the globe.
for major industrial organizations. We economy that we are now moving
lead the field in the application of towards. This includes strategies for ■ Online Management Systems -
sustainable techniques that embrace sustainable masterplanning, incorporating We design, build and host certified
in situ bioremediation, chemical advice on appropriate renewable web-solutions to reflect different clients’
oxidation and monitored natural technologies and analysis of the impacts requirements to track and manage
attenuation, resulting in substantial of climate change. This broad area of our essential environmental data relating to
cost savings. expertise also includes energy efficiency compliance, permits, real estate, liabilities
audits and advice to organizations on the and investigation data. This flexible
implementation of sustainability programs, system - www.erims.com -
including product and service design and also supports Phase I and due diligence
cost-effective regulatory compliance. efforts enabling parties to view, analyze
and report results in real-time.
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PRINCIPAL OFFICES IN NORTH AMERICA
RESTON, VA IRVINE, CA SAN FRANCISCO, CA
+1 703 709 6500 +1 949 725 2972 +1 415 904 8470
BOXBOROUGH, MA MINNEAPOLIS, MN SAN JOSE, CA
+1 978 635 9600 +1 612 343 0510 +1 408 453 6100
BUFFALO, NY NEW YORK, NY SEATTLE, WA
+1 716 662 6876 +1 917 273 9967 +1 206 284 7402
CAZENOVIA, NY OAKLAND, CA SOMERSET, NJ
+1 315 655 3900 +1 510 208 3715 +1 732 564 0888
DENVER, CO PITTSBURGH, PA
+1 303 850 9200 +1 412 604 1040
PRINCIPAL OFFICES GLOBALLY
LONDON FRANKFURT PARIS
BUCHAREST HELSINKI SHANGHAI
DUBAI JOHANNESBURG STOCKHOLM
DELHI MELBOURNE WARSAW
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