Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand from the public and private sectors will bolster industry revenue over the next five years. Specifically, companies are looking to improve their reputation and reduce their carbon footprint, strengthening demand for industry services. To capitalize on this trend, a number of nonemploying operators will likely enter the industry, while larger ones will experience more merger and acquisition activity... 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 2014, for every one dollar spent on labor, the industry is expected to invest $0.02 in capital. Firms in the industry generally only require basic equipment such as computers and software packages to provide advisory services.
The level of capital intensity has remained stable over the past five years. There has been an increase in the level of capital used by environmental consultants as reliance on machinery such as computers has increased... purchase to read more