WSP Commits to Net Zero, Supported by Science-based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

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MONTREAL, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- WSP Global Inc. (TSX: WSP) (“WSP” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce ambitious climate action through a commitment to achieve net zero emissions across its value chain by 2040. To support the achievement of its net zero commitment, the Corporation has set science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets, which have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Strategic Hires Across the U.S. Spur Growth of WSP USA Water Business

Addition of industry leaders in key markets enhances firm’s position in water resources planning and economics, project management, systems solutions and disaster recovery.
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, significantly expanded its water business leadership with the recruitment of water resource experts Alex Shannon and Juan H. Diaz-Carreras in the West, Atri Sen in Texas, and Steve Tarallo in the Capital area.

This group of hires reflects WSP’s continued commitment to growth and diversification of its national Water business, beginning with investment in critical leadership roles in target geographies.

Shoreline Restoration: 'Protecting Community, Conserving the Coast'

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration supports nature-based solutions for coastal resilience, such as WSP USA’s Franklin-98 project to create oyster reefs, saltmarshes.

Note: This is the third article in a series on the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This article explores the potential of nature-based solutions in combating climate change.

Nature-based solutions involve the use of natural habitats, like marsh grasses or oyster reefs, in place of – or to complement – traditional hardened structures, such as concrete seawalls.

Women in Climate Tech Launches Campaign, “Splash Mob” in Support of the Women and Climate Change Act of 2021

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DURHAM, N.C., April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ --  Today, Women in Climate Tech launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (H.R. 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are:

Change Leader: Changing Practices for a Changing World


According to Mondshine, the last three years or so have seen dramatic changes in public and business perceptions of sustainability.

“Historically, there’s been a notion that sustainability was a cost, that resilience was a cost,” he notes. “But now we’ve learned that it’s really central to the business model of companies, and it’s central to the mission of public agencies. We’ve also seen a sea change in the notion of social equity and how we handle that as it relates to infrastructure and the environment.

American Center for Life Cycle Assessment Webinar, “LCA and Science Based Targets.”

A session by Jordan Chamberlain and Julie Sinistore PhD WSP USA and WSP USA
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Are you ready to tackle your Science Based Targets (SBT) progress? WSPUSA experts Jordan Chamberlain and Julie Sinistore cover the basics of how life cycle assessment (LCA) can be used to inform SBT setting and progress tracking at the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment webinar, “LCA and Science Based Targets.” Register for the April 15th session: https://lnkd.in/d_9nGRw

Sewer Tunnel Designed by WSP USA Will Be Longest Built in St. Louis

Seven-mile tunnel will improve water quality in Meramec River watershed, consolidate Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District wastewater treatment plant operations.

Construction has begun on the longest sewer tunnel project ever attempted in the St. Louis region – a project designed by WSP USA.

When complete in 2024, the 6.8-mile-long Lower Meramec Tunnel will enhance the region’s sewer network and improve water quality within the Meramec River watershed on the south side of the metropolitan St. Louis area.

WSP USA Partners With EcoChallenge: Drawdown in Recognition of Earth Month

The WSP team placed third in the 2019 and 2020 Drawdown EcoChallenges.
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NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — From April 1–30, WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, will participate in the Earth Month EcoChallenge: Drawdown for the fourth year in a row.

In the 2020 EcoChallenge competition, 127 WSP team members from 39 offices joined together to participate in this sustainability-focused initiative.

WSP USA Joins VoLo Foundation, Climate Action Leaders in Launching 2021 Florida Climate Week

Convening environmental, sustainability and resilience advocates to explore regionally specific climate change issues and opportunities across the Sunshine State.
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JUPITER, Fla., April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Florida Climate WeekSM, a free virtual forum scheduled for April 19-23, will bring together organizations and individuals driving action on climate change, including WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

Golder Is Now Part of WSP

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Golder, a global consulting firm with over 60 years of experience in providing earth sciences and environmental consulting services.

The addition of Golder increases WSP’s workforce by approximately 7,000 people and together we will represent the leading global environmental consulting firm with approximately 14,000 of our 54,000 professionals dedicated to accelerating the world’s green transition. By joining forces, WSP is ideally positioned to benefit from the rapidly growing ESG trends driving demand for environmental services, while being the partner of choice to advise our clients on achieving their sustainability goals.


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