We work across a number of sectors to help transform the way they work and how they respond to market drivers. Our track record is built on knowledge, expertise and proven results. The primary sectors we operate in globally are:
We work with Government departments and agencies to help develop, implement and deliver national policy according to Government priorities and strategic objectives. We offer world-renowned advice and consultancy across a number of areas and our track record across the globe includes working with UK, US, European and Asian Governments. We are experienced at engaging at senior levels, helping to influence key policy decisions, providing both technical advice and evidence based information, that impact our world.
Ricardo-AEA works with Regional Agencies and Local Authorities to provide development and implementation consultancy. Areas that Ricardo-AEA have a strong track record include: waste and resource efficiency, air quality monitoring and advice, and in assisting business collaboration and wealth creation on a regional stage.
Ricardo-AEA helps telecommunications companies reduce cost, enhance brand and reputation, and drive revenue through the management of challenging carbon reduction targets. We identify opportunities for carbon reduction, quantify potential financial savings, identify payback periods and model your programme in relation to your strategic priorities, environmental goals, compliance targets, and your brand. We also use our skills in high-tech innovation support and supply chain to identify areas of competitive advantage and to identify and build new markets.
Ricardo-AEA works with financial services in energy and carbon services policy and strategy, carbon management and energy and resource efficiency. Our experience of advising the UK and EU Governments on energy legislation means we are in a unique position to help companies interpret how they can maximise their business opportunities through compliance. We undertake sophisticated Marginal Abatement Cost Curve analysis, conduct energy efficiency studies building by building, and achieve waste and water reductions, as well as carbon savings. We are helping financial services companies in the area of renewables, supply chain analysis and carbon offsetting strategy.
Ricardo-AEA offers strategic advice on managing climate risks and adapting to climate change. We conduct carbon, water and energy reviews and have seconded our expert energy managers into organisations in order to set up energy strategies and implementation plans. We conduct feasibility studies for renewables and electricity generation, including photovoltaic panels, wind turbines and small hydroelectric and heat generation, including biomass and ground source heat pumps and small scale CHP. We look at how manufacturers can harness new technologies such as carbon capture and storage or second generation biofuels. We offer noise, odour and oil pollution assessment service, verify product footprints, and identify carbon savings on all manufactured products.
Ricardo-AEA has an in depth understanding of current and future environmental challenges facing the transport sector. AEA offers technical, strategic and implementation services across the full spectrum of sustainable transport solutions - from research and policy advice on emissions, to advice on lower carbon vehicles/fuels across all modes. Ricardo-AEA manages the National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) on behalf of the UK Government. Our unrivalled expertise in this area means that we are uniquely placed to be able to provide transport companies with access the UK's leading experts on transport emissions. Our 40-strong sustainable transport team works closely with the logistics sector, the aviation industry, railway operators and many other transport companies.
Ricardo-AEA works with the retail sector on carbon footprinting, resource management, risk management and due diligence. We develop sustainable procurement policies, including carbon footprinting on products throughout the product lifecycle, from seed manufacture right through the supply chain to delivery to the shop and subsequent disposal. We also offer information management expertise to enable data collected to be effectively exploited, and change management and stakeholder engagement programmes to ensure that sustainability contributes to brand equity and competitive advantage.