Supporting sustainability in the EU retail sector: The Retail Forum and REAP

Since the end of the first REAP reporting year, we have been responsible for the external annual monitoring of the progress of REAP signatories on behalf of the European Commission (Directorate General Environment).

IGPDecaux sustainability strategy

Developing a three-year sustainability strategy for a leading outdoor advertising company.

Helping Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on their sustainability journey

Ramboll is working with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the only carbon-neutral airport the US, to take its sustainability journey to the next level.

Climate risk assessment for industrial client

Understanding the risks that climate change poses is a huge challenge, especially for global organisations with wide-reaching value chains. In 2019, one of Ramboll’s industrial clients with assets in over 50 countries was supported by Ramboll to deepen their understanding and analysis of these risks. Through the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, we conducted a TCFD-aligned scenario analysis. 

Indigo Natural Resources sustainability report

Ramboll assisted Indigo Natural Resources with the preparation of their inaugural corporate sustainability report.

TCFD and SBTi support - large UK property developer & construction company

Ramboll is supporting a large UK construction company with a turnover exceeding €160 mil to begin aligning with the recommendations of the TCFD. By utilising our technical and management consulting expertise we are working closely with the company to uncover in-depth insights into the physical and transitional risks and opportunities associated with climate change. 

LCA and EPD for sealant products from Nordic Waterproofing

Ramboll has assisted Nordic Waterproofing with life cycle assessment (LCA) calculations and the production of multiple environmental product declarations (EPD) for their waterproofing products.

Inventory of emissions according to the GHG protocol

Ramboll has assisted Stena Steel in assessing the carbon emissions from their operations, including value chain emissions. 

Sustainability performance of a European property fund

Maximising stakeholder perception and proving optimum sustainability performance through GRESB 

Energy efficiency program assistance for the State of Colorado Energy Office

We currently provide oversight for the State of Colorado Energy Office’s energy performance contracting (EPC) program, the third-highest rated program in the US.

Corporate sustainability support for National Geographic’s recycled paper strategy

We provided strategic and technical support for NGS decision making around the use of recycled paper in the iconic National Geographic magazine.

Reducing the environmental impact of certain plastic products in the EU

On behalf of the European Commission, Ramboll is conducting a study to develop guidance and implementing acts in support of the Directive on the reduction of the environmental impact of certain plastic products.

Sustainable remedial option selection for a Fire Pond

A fire pond containing sediment contaminated with heavy metals was planned to be used in a road widening scheme for bus traffic in Nacka, Sweden.

PROSNOW H2020 project

Better predictions for snow management in ski resorts, through modelling.

Sustainable remediation of a former dye and pigment plant in France

Finding the most sustainable way to remediate heavily and deeply contaminated land.

Restoring barrier island coast enhances ecosystem resilience

By helping to restore islands like North Breton Island in the Gulf of Mexico, Ramboll is helping to enhance ecosystem resilience to environmental change along the coast, while preserving needed nesting areas for birds.

Nature-based solutions for climate adaptation & ecological restoration in Long Island, New York, USA

Conceptual design and supporting sea-level rise modeling to promote coastal resiliency, biodiversity, and habitat restoration for a saltmarsh estuary.

Improved biosecurity management for biodiversity conservation

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) can displace native species and result in habitat alteration. Improved management of fouling on ships can help reduce the spread of AIS and protect native biodiversity

Biodiversity action plans for 20 Finnish university campuses

Supporting biodiversity and creating opportunities to protect natural assets, improve environmental attractiveness and even make savings on maintenance

ESG baseline, materiality matrix, ESG strategy and sustainability reporting

Ramboll supported a confidential private equity client to create the ESG strategy for a portfolio company operating in the food processing sector. 

Life cycle carbon footprint of re-refined oil vs. base motor oil

Ramboll is assisting Safety-Kleen to update a life cycle carbon footprint and carbon calculator tool we developed in 2013 for re-refining used motor oil.

English Marine Plan Sustainability Support

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently preparing marine plans for England including inshore and offshore areas in the north-east, north-west and south-west, as well as the south-east inshore area. The plans will set out how the UK marine policy statement will be implemented in these areas.

National Highways sustainability advice

Ramboll has been working with National Highways (formerly Highways England) since 2006 on sustainability and environmental performance improvement. Tasks have addressed carbon, climate change, sustainability reporting, noise, air quality, water quality, flooding, biodiversity and heritage.

EPD for electricity from Vattenfall’s wind power

Ramboll has assisted Vattenfall since 2015 to produce environmental product declarations (EPDs) for their wind, hydro and nuclear power.

Increasing the sustainability of power production in Asia

Providing environmental, climate change risk and social impact assessments for existing client EDF.

Ramboll to advise EBRD on sustainability

Ramboll has been awarded a Framework Agreement to provide environmental and social sustainability advice to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development on its efforts to promote sustainable development of the agribusiness sector in Ukraine.

Enabling a global client to achieve market differentiation through sustainability performance

With our support, Sigma-Aldrich has progressed their global corporate sustainability program, including supply chain sustainability, lifecycle analyses, water use, energy efficiency, green chemistry and greenhouse gas emissions.

Cantium retail park: environmental impact assessment (EIA)

Environmental design and EIA services to support a landmark mixed-use redevelopment

Walthamstow Wetlands: Europe’s largest urban wetland nature reserve

A 520-acre complex of ten operational reservoirs in north-east London, Walthamstow Wetlands is Europe’s largest urban wetland nature reserve while also supplying around 3.5 million households in and around the capital with water.

A new approach to sustainable remediation

Ramboll has developed a remedial options sustainability evaluation tool (ROSET) to enable a transparent selection of the most sustainable remedial solution for contaminated land, using a semi-quantitative approach.

Restoring abandoned mine land in Colorado

Rehabilitating abandoned mine land and other key sites with site-specific native species, in collaboration with the US Forest Service and Colorado prison inmate employment programs

Emergency watershed protection program, Colorado

Rehabilitating abandoned mine land and other key sites with site-specific native species, in collaboration with the US Forest Service and Colorado prison inmate employment programs

Egypt Mega Project: Increasing a nation's power generation capability

Lenders’ Independent Environmental & Social Consultant for three major 4.8GW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants

Inverclyde Wind Farm

At full operational capacity, a 24 MW windfarm near Greenock and Port Glasgow will provide enough renewable energy to power approximately 14,800 homes and reduce carbon emissions by roughly 30,000 tonnes each year, when compared to the grid-mix carbon emissions factor.

Compliance support for a leading data center company

Ramboll is contracted to provide compliance support to the operations of three data centers in China. 

Helping a global packaging company identify significant cost and emissions reductions

Supporting a global business with regulatory energy compliance and energy audits on all their UK facilities.

Sustainable risk management near a classified NATURA 2000 area

An old shooting range located near a classified NATURA 2000 protected natural area was identified as a potential national priority site.

Smiths Group plc: EU energy auditing

Advising Smiths Group on energy compliance and undertaking audits across the European Union

Onshore Wind Farms, German Federal Environment Agency

After almost three decades of producing renewable energy, German onshore wind turbines are finally reaching the end of their life. A strategy for the end-of-life process is required, particularly when it comes to waste management, reuse of valuable materials and a firm political framework.

Financing low-carbon, climate-resilient urban infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific

We are providing technical assistance to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) related to financing low-carbon, climate-resilient urban infrastructure in cities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Distilled spirits company sustainability planning

Delivering resource efficiency as part of distillery sustainability program: For one of the world’s largest spirits distillers, we identified significant water and energy savings through a series of audits at their North American plants.

Environmental management of a legacy mine site in Colorado, USA

Informing US Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site reclamation in challenging terrain, and leading ecological assessment for wetland delineation and biological assessment.

Samarco disaster recovery in Rio Doce basin, Brazil

Monitoring the restoration of sensitive and endangered ecosystems following the largest mining-related disaster in Brazil’s history.

Winter Park Resorts ecological support, Colorado USA

Protecting mountain ecosystems while ensuring thriving and sensitive recreation activities can continue in the Rocky Mountains.

US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center, Engineering with Nature

Working together with the US Army Corps of Engineers to promote natural capital valuation and integration of nature-based features to promote habitat and ecological resiliency.

Taiba N’Diaye wind farm, Senegal

Building pioneering projects in sensitive ecosystems may initially appear counter-intuitive, but by working with local people to monitor critical habitat, a renewable energy scheme was secured for the benefit of local communities and the conservation of endangered species.

Assessing industrial risk in a changing climate

When a facility relies on water but its low-level location makes it more prone to flooding, it is vital to assess the risk posed by climate change.  

Investing in the natural environment through High Speed 2

Using novel and cutting-edge mitigation measures to deliver a sustainable high-speed railway, mindful of grassland and forest habitats.

Meridian Water masterplan

The Meridian Water project is one of the largest housing developments in London and the UK and will see up to 10,000 homes constructed over the next 20 years on an 85 hectare brownfield site.

Woolston Eyes Wetlands creation

Breathing new life into Woolston Eyes nature reserve by developing 38 hectares of wetlands across two new sites.

Capco corporate carbon and sustainability reporting

Ramboll supported Capco in attaining legislative compliance to the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) energy efficiency scheme and UK GHG reporting requirements, meeting environmental objectives and completing performance reporting standards.

Gullbergsvass and Gothenburg’s new RiverCity

Gullbergsvass is one of seven neighbourhoods in central Gothenburg’s port area to be transformed into the attractive new ‘RiverCity’. Ramboll performed a feasibility study for the 90 hectare district as a basis for stakeholder dialogue on the development. RiverCity promises to position Gothenburg as one of the top five cities in Europe for growth potential.

Gino Green City Masterplan

Ramboll’s Eco Green City masterplan in Tbilisi, Georgia exhibits cost-efficient infrastructure and world-class liveability for residents.


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