Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Environmental Construction industry has experienced mixed results over the past five years, as an increasing emphasis on environmentally sustainable behaviors has been offset by a decline in government funding. Nonetheless, rising private investment as a result of improving economic conditions, coupled with an increasing focus on reducing human impact on the environment by consumers and organizations, has more recently renewed revenue growth. Moreover, disasters have boosted demand for consultants due to the need for emergency site remediation planning and cleanups. The future of environmental consulting is promising. Increased environmental regulations are anticipated, particularly in the areas of oil drilling and energy dependence... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Environmental Consulting industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. The provision of advisory services is highly value-added. Consultants rely on high levels of education and extensive experience in specific fields to provide the best services to clients. In 2016, for every $1.00 spent on labor, the industry is expected to invest $0.04 in capital. Operators in the industry generally only require basic equipment such as computers and software packages to provide advisory services.
Five years to 2016
The level of capital intensity has risen slightly over the past five years. By comparison, for every $1.00 spent on labor, industry operators spent an estimated $0.03 on capital... purchase to read more