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Environmental stewardship and climate change are the defining issues of our time.
No longer a secondary concern to human progress, environmental impacts now guide social and economic decisions around all horizontal and vertical infrastructure development.
Addressing the past, we need to continue to remediate environmental damage. And looking to the future, the planning and sustainability steps we take today could lead to a more climate-resilient existence.
That’s why clients trust Jacobs – one of the top ranked global environmental firms and a recipient of the World Environment Center’s Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development – to help solve their most complex environmental challenges and opportunities.
We partner with government agencies, municipalities, private sector companies and leading environmental organizations to safely clean-up legacy liabilities for redevelopment, and deliver proven industry expertise on new infrastructure, sustainability and environmental health and safety initiatives around the globe.
Top consultant for Environmental Health & Safety digital vision and strategy (Verdantix)
Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR)
2018 Environmental Business Journal/Climate Change Business Journal awards
World Environment Center Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development
Demand for smart, resilient solutions to address complex environmental challenges continues to grow globally. These awards stand as a testament to our employees and clients who advance innovative technologies and sustainable approaches to improve the spaces we inhabit and transform our communities for the better.
Remediation & Revitalization
Jacobs helped launch the modern era of contaminated site investigation and remediation with the authoring of the landmark U.S. Environmental Protection Agency remedial investigation/feasibility study guidance document in 1988. Over the ensuing decades, our work with commercial and governmental clients has fundamentally shaped the industry and led to remarkable technical and cost-saving breakthroughs.
Our Remediation & Revitalization professionals leverage this expertise to deliver innovative solutions that solve our clients’ toughest environmental clean-up challenges. Across the globe, we have completed several thousand site assessments, investigations and remediation projects ranging in size from small, remote sites to complex operating facilities encompassing several thousand acres.
We help clients manage a wide range of contaminants in all media of concern, from radionuclides and metals to various organic contaminants and emerging contaminants like per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and help them manage complex issues such as vapor intrusion, sediment contamination, low level radiological waste and redevelopment in an evolving regulatory environment.
Successful regulatory and societal approval for infrastructure projects requires a partner with demonstrated expertise in strategic assessment, site and route selection, alternatives evaluation, environmental impact assessment, community engagement, permitting and design. A partner who can get you from initial concept to construction and operations as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Jacobs' Environmental Planning team has completed more than 1,000 environmental assessment and permit application documents worldwide. As an industry leader we have close to 1,500 environmental professionals who cover every discipline necessary to site, route, survey, analyze, permit and mitigate new infrastructure – including air quality, biology, ecology, cultural resources, environmental justice, geology and geotechnical, hydrology, land use, noise, socioeconomics, stakeholder engagement, traffic and transportation and visual resources specialties.
Our environmental consulting services span municipal, state and federal infrastructure projects, as well as industrial and commercial facilities including power plants, pipelines, oil and gas facilities, transmission lines, renewable energy plants and industrial plants.
Sustainability & EHS Compliance
With changing environmental compliance and the call for greater social responsibility, today’s decision makers in government, business and industry face intense challenges to their organization’s daily operations and long-term plans.
These challenges are exacerbated by the effects of global climate change and population growth which are stressing water, energy and food resources.
What’s needed are solutions that consider the whole picture – not just one part. Solutions that support society, the environment and human safety, while being smart for business. Sustainable solutions that stand the test of time.
Jacobs is a leader in sustainability and environment, health and safety (EHS) compliance. We combine deep knowledge of our clients’ industries and processes with global resources and knowledge gained from decades of supporting environmental site assessments, auditing, compliance, air quality and acoustics analysis, integrated waste solutions, and more recently climate change, sustainability and resiliency strategies and geospatial/environmental data management solutions.
Environmental Innovations & Insights
At Jacobs, we partner with clients to solve complex challenges overcoming change and disruption. It’s one thing for us to say it, and much better when our thought leaders are able to share their insights and experience. Browse through podcasts, publications, interviews and other stories for more.
Newsroom NZ: New plan gives Pacific people chance to stay home
Remediation Journal: Innovative applications of subgrade biogeochemical reactors: Three case studies