National business line consolidates solutions for lifecycle resilience, sustainability and emergency management.
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NEW YORK, January 13, 2021 /CSRwire/ — WSP USA, a leading professional services consultancy, announced the new Climate, Resilience & Sustainability business line to partner with companies, government agencies and communities across the U.S. to solve the dynamic challenges of equitable climate mitigation, asset and infrastructure adaptation and emergency management.
The Climate, Resilience & Sustainability (CRS) business line centralizes a wide range of services within WSP, differentiating the company in its ability to provide complete lifecycle sustainability and climate mitigation, adaptation and response solutions. CRS will also include the firm’s best-in-class Future Ready™ solutions.
The CRS business capabilities will provide best-in-class solutions in the following areas:
“I have been passionate about climate resilience, sustainability and emergency management throughout the course of my professional career, which is why I recognize the global need for making an urgent and positive impact on climate mitigation and adaptation,” said Tom Lewis, the WSP executive who will lead the CRS business line. “Now is precisely the time to launch this business because the needs for our solutions, nationally and globally, and the potential funding opportunities, have never been higher in both the private and public sectors.”
Lewis’ leadership team includes Michael Mondshine, sustainability, energy and climate change; Mike Flood, resilience; Chris Walker, emergency management; Heather Unger, head of the Future Ready and innovation pillar of CRS; Nye Jones, inclusion and diversity; Ada Jimenez, finance/accounting; and John Booth, human resources.
“I’m honored to be a part of the diverse CRS core leadership team, which embodies the spirit of inclusive collaboration and teamwork,” Unger said. “As key trends in climate change, society, technology and resources continue to emerge, I’m looking forward to advancing WSP’s expertise to help our clients understand and plan for the future.”
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WSP is a global business providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environments. The firm’s expertise includes environmental remediation and urban planning, engineering of iconic buildings, design of sustainable transportation networks, development of the energy sources of the future, and implementation of new ways of extracting essential resources. It is one of the world’s leading professional service firms, with 15,000 employees based in more than 300 offices in 35 countries. From offices across the USA, our environmental professionals are part of an international team of specialists that draws on best practices and brings solutions to our clients’ most difficult business and technical challenges.
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