Environmental Consulting in the US: Market Research Report

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Environmental Consulting Market Research Report | NAICS 54162 | Mar 2016

Reduce, recycle, reuse: New regulations and more eco-conscious consumers will cultivate industry growth

IBISWorld’s Environmental Consulting market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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


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What is the Environmental Consulting Industry?

This industry provides advice to businesses and federal governments on environmental issues, such as controlling environmental contamination from pollutants, toxic substances and hazardous materials. Environmental consultants identify problems, measure and evaluate risks and recommend solutions. The industry employs a multidisciplined staff of scientists, engineers and other technicians.

Industry Products
Environmental assessmentsEnvironmental auditsSite remediation planning servicesNatural resource management consulting servicesWaste management consulting servicesPolicy, licensing and litigation support servicesSpecialized environmental consulting services
Industry Activities
Contamination control consultingRisk evaluationAir and water quality consultingSite remediation consultingSustainable development consulting

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