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at the center of environmental and social
Our planet faces escalating man-made threats including climate change, deforestation, water scarcity and pollution. That's why it has never been more important to balance environmental protection and economic growth. We work with governments, businesses and nonprofits who want to improve environmental stewardship while maintaining robust economies and achieving the best environmental quality at the lowest cost.
The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.
- Lady Bird Johnson
Areas we serve
Whether evaluating a new development project, drafting rules for a new policy, or adapting to a changing climate, we believe the key is to understand the tradeoffs and develop strategies to get the most from limited resources. And we develop these solutions for people and the planet with attention to issues of equity.
Equitable Decarbonization, Climate Risk, and Energy Transition Strategies
Strategizing with clients to assess flood risks, temperature changes, greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, decarbonization, and socioeconomic equity for disclosure requirements and risk assessment.
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Review
Analyzing and quantifying financial and environmental gains and losses through time for optimal investment decisions.
Natural Resource Economics and Ecosystem Services
Estimating the value of ecosystem services and natural resources and incorporating those values into economic decision-making.
Forecasting water demand; evaluating optimal water use; valuing water rights; and understanding water supply security and uncertainty for long-term planning.
Regional Economic Impacts
Evaluating how projects strengthen local and regional economies through jobs, output, and fiscal impacts.
Social and Racial Equity
Partnering with Tribes and other underrepresented communities to craft equitable socioeconomic and environmental justice solutions.
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