Environmental consulting firms Ricardo-AEA and Arensco signed a collaboration Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will combine their knowledge and expertise to provide the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with environmental services capability. Both firms have a history of working on environmental projects in the Kingdom.
Ricardo-AEA is a UK-based international energy and environmental consulting firm that provides governments, public agencies and businesses with leading analysis, advice and data to help solve some of the world’s most complex environmental challenges. The firm that is specialised in consultancy, policy support and programme management has been working in the Kingdom for the past 18 months and is delivering three projects supporting the development of air quality and waste management strategies in the capital city of Riyadh
Saudi Arabia-based environmental consulting firm Arensco offers a wide range of training courses in the environmental, health and safety fields, and provides a wide range of environmental impact assessment, water resource and contaminated land consultancy services to individuals, companies and Government ministries throughout the Kingdom.
The MoU will provide customers in the Kingdom with significant synergy benefits; they will be able to access Arensco’s local capabilities and Ricardo-AEA’s environmental and sustainability expertise, decision support, and solution implementation spanning the full range of environmental areas including climate change, air quality, water, waste, sustainable transport and chemical risk.
Commenting on the MoU, Kamal Al Juhani, Managing Director at Arensco, says: “All our experience and local client knowledge shows that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is poised for a major increase in demand for internationally respected environmental consultancy.” Robert Bell, MD at Ricardo-AEA, adds: “With the country’s ambitious plans for infrastructure and industrial development, and its growing commitment to adopting best environmental practice, we are sure that our collaboration with Arensco will greatly benefit our clients and both of our companies.”