Environment & Sustainability

Our multidisciplinary E&S team helps clients navigate a complex sustainability and environmental landscape and unlock opportunities to reduce cost, create brand value and mitigate risk across the value chain, ultimately building more resilient organizations that can thrive in a changing global market.

 


It is without a doubt that sustainability has become increasingly important in the MENA region. Today, it is expected that organisations incorporate sustainability related risks and opportunities into their decision-making processes considering heightened environmental and social awareness. We are now governed by not just the regulatory environmental protection requirements, but additional social licenses for us to operate in.  

Our priority is to understand our clients’ business needs and provide real solutions to real problems, whatever and wherever they may be. Our reputation is built on helping clients worldwide mitigate risk, manage and reduce impacts, and maximize opportunities related to health and safety, sustainability, climate change, water, waste, energy, and the community in which we operate.

THE NEED TO ACT NOW

From resource scarcity and optimization through the major global events such as major weather events, the world has is awake to the import of creating and maintain sustainable and resilient organizations. The Paris Agreement saw a monumental shift in the environmental landscape, along with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals heightening the need for social equality and balance in all countries. Organisations who manage these topics and risks well are those who excel in times of hardship and gain greater investor confidence growing brand loyalty or generating new revenue streams. Government and corporate leaders alike are seeing the advantages to managing these risks and opportunities in order to benefit their stakeholders.

CUSTOMIZED ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS

Our multidisciplinary team helps clients navigate a complex sustainability and energy landscape and unlock opportunities to reduce cost, create brand value and mitigate risk across the value chain, ultimately building more resilient organizations that can thrive in a changing global market. In our experience, successful sustainability programs are integrated with an organization’s key business objectives, tailored to specific operating constraints, aligned with the organizational culture, and inclusive of diverse stakeholder perspectives.

At WSP we provide tailored solutions across the economic, environmental and social spectrums of sustainability. Our team is built under the following key focus areas:

  • CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY ADVISORY – We specialise in technical, accurate and practical “business” sustainability solutions to create brand value and mitigate corporate risk.
  •  SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – We are experts across waste and environmental management, including strategy and policy, green building certification, master planning, high performance design and renewable energy.
  •  HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING - We provide an experienced and pragmatic team able to focus on key EHS risks to projects/business.
  • SMART SIMPLIFIED – We focus on the end-user’s wellbeing, security and productivity, to reduce operational costs and achieve more effective maintenance and space utilization.

CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION

We work across multiple sectors, from the infrastructure projects of the future, managing past legacies, cleaning up the most complex brownfield sites to developing and delivering sustainability strategies for the world’s most prestigious companies. Our clients are active in the transport and infrastructure, property and building, mining, power and energy, government, financial services, government, and retail sectors.

Our technical knowledge, engineering heritage and multidisciplinary experience position us to partner with clients, from strategy through to solutions design and implementation. We serve as trusted advisors to unite our client’s internal efforts and business strategies and align it with sustainability goals and priorities. Our experts seamlessly extend the capacity and capabilities of client resources, becoming valuable and trusted advisors and partners.

 

OUR TEAM

May Faraj
Head of Environment & Sustainability
United Arab Emirates
Daniel Gribbin
Corporate Sustainability Lead
United Arab Emirates
Mark Silverton
Health, Safety and Environment Management and Planning Lead
United Arab Emirates
Farah Yassine
Sustainable Resource Management Lead
United Arab Emirates
Monica Feghali
SMART Services Regional Lead
United Arab Emirates