WSP at COP27: Contributing to sustainable change

As world leaders and industry experts gather at the 27th annual session of the UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP27, WSP experts will be on site to work alongside delegates as they seek to accelerate climate action.

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COP27 Puts What’s Possible – and What was Promised – in the Spotlight

This year has given us the hottest day ever in the UK, disrupting travel across the country...

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What COP27 Means for Canada

Global leaders gather in Egypt for annual climate discussions.

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The New Shape of Water: Adapting to Climate Change

Climate change is altering rainfall patterns, and making both floods and drought more frequent and more extreme.

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Seven Climate Week NYC Takeaways that Should Inform the Agenda at COP27

Roundtable addresses key climate finance challenges: Valuing resilience to build investor confidence and determining where funds could be used most strategically.

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From Pledges to Actions – How do we accelerate the transition to circular economy?

Global warming, climate change, ecosystem damage, and pollution are all linked to our current take-make-waste production model. 

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COP27: Why We Need to Act Now on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

The world is already experiencing dangerous climate change – funding projects to tackle these potent emissions is the fastest way to slow it down, says climate finance expert Laurence Blandford.

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The cleaner alternatives for Africa’s energy mix

Ahead of Enlit Africa 2022, Dinesh Buldoo, Managing Director: Power, WSP Africa and Martin Mkhabela, Director: Power, WSP in Africa discuss the opportunities this presents for a cleaner energy mix in Africa. 

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Putting sustainability at the core of Africa’s health

The healthcare buildings we are designing and building today are very different from the hospitals, clinics and general practitioner (GP) surgeries we had become accustomed to for such services in Africa. 

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Cleaner and alternative energy solutions for mining

Mining is a power-intense industry.  To counteract the high cost and environmental impact of traditional  fossil-based fuel sources, there is a rising interest in adopting hybrid energy solutions. Dinesh Buldoo, Director: Power at WSP in Africa, takes a closer look. 

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From Pledges to Actions – How do we accelerate the transition to circular economy?

In line with the ethos of the 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, many organisations and governments started to integrate circular economy and sustainability targets into their agendas.

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A Look Back – WSP at COP26

The outcomes at COP26 meant significant change for industry globally. Discover our insights and analysis, from experts who are currently collaborating with clients to achieve outcomes defined at COP26.

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WSP’s Climate Commitments

Whether we are delivering high-speed rail systems, designing urban infrastructure or supporting adaptation to climate change risks, we are committed to finding sustainable solutions to the challenges the future will bring.

 
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Verushka Singh
Principal Associate - Climate Change
South Africa
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Bernadette Fitzgerald
Director, Sustainability, Precincts and Infrastructure
Australia
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Laurence Blandford
Vice President, Strategy Consulting, Climate Change and ESG
Canada
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Mel de Jager
National director
Canada
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Olivier Joyal
Executive Vice-President, Earth & Environment
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Janna Riikonen
Senior Expert
Finland
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Olivier Maurer
Global Account Manager
France
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Cecilia Amosso
Project Manager / Ecologist
Italy
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May Faraj
Head of Environment & Sustainability, Middle East
United Arab Emirates
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Sophia Kee
Head of Future Ready - Property and Buildings
United Arab Emirates
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Rowan Dixon
Principal Professional Sustainability and Resilience
New Zealand
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David Symons
Future Ready Global Leader, Director - E&E, UK
United Kingdom
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Payal Thadani
Climate Resilience and Adaptation Consultant
United Kingdom
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Peter Hall
Vice President - Global Director for Climate Resilience & ESG
United States
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Stacy Swann
WSP USA Executive Vice President, Climate Finance, ESG and Sustainable Investment
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Thomas Lewis
National Business Line Leader, Climate, Resilience & Sustainability
United States
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Jennifer Brunton
Director, Water Resources
United States
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Paul Kau
Managing Director, Earth & Environment, Asia
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