Managing and resolving environmental challenges and financial exposure through strategic consulting, communications or litigation support are of vital importance to both public and private entities. The Environmental Solutions Group at FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services aimed at helping organisations deal with a specific environmental issue or programmatic challenges. The Environmental Solutions Group’s services focus on the resolution of complex contamination, toxic tort, products liability and insurance disputes.
Operating on a global scale, the FTI team includes financial and accounting, cost allocation, forensic history, private investigation, data management and technical/engineering professionals. The Environmental Solutions team has broad and in-depth experience serving clients in both the consulting and expert contexts and have provided expert and 30(b)(6) witness testimony. Our specialists provide clients with services in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (arbitration & mediation), cleanup cost and damages allocation, financial and cost accounting, forensic historical research, private investigations and environmental claims analysis. Core services delivered to clients by the Environmental Solutions Group include:
- Alternative dispute resolution (arbitration & mediation)
- Contribution and divisibility analysis
- Data management
- Environmental cost allocation
- Federal involvement studies
- Environmental cost and damages claims development and/or analysis
- Forensic historical research and retrospective analysis
- Liability estimations
- National Contingency Plan (NCP) support or analysis
- Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) investigations
- Private investigations
- Remediation trust, PRP group accounting
In addition to their academic and professional credentials, our team possesses specialised project expertise in areas such as petroleum, chemicals, urban waterway (sediment), landfill, mining and smelting and government operations. Environmental Solutions consultants and experts serve public and private sector clients in all ten USEPA regions and at state lead sites across the United States.
How organisations interact with the natural environment, and how they communicate this, is a critical pillar of their reputation with key stakeholders, from customers to policymakers. The environmental services team within the Strategic Communications practice consists of sector experts who have represented a broad range of organisations and companies, from start-ups to multinationals.
Our experts help clients develop proactive environmental (and more broad Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability) programmes that enhance reputation, as well as advice on handling environmental issues and crises. Our clients have access to professionals who are focused exclusively on their company's specific industry, have a broad network of relationships with key influencers and provide communications counsel based on in-depth industry knowledge and expertise. Our comprehensive suite of integrated communications services includes:
- Corporate communications
- Financial communications
- Public affairs
- Creative engagement
- Strategy Consulting & Research