SMEC recognises sustainability and climate resilience as core to the design and delivery of today’s infrastructure. We embed sustainability thinking into every stage of designing assets to meet the current and future needs of society.

Our expertise

Our expertise in engineering, environment, communications, and planning, enables us deliver innovative and cost-effective sustainability initiatives throughout the infrastructure lifecycle.


Our multi-disciplinary team of climate resilience and sustainability professionals have extensive technical, strategic and engagement experience to advise and assist clients in building sustainability and climate resilience into their assets and operations.

Specialist capabilities

Our diverse range of skills and expertise in climate resilience includes:

  • Sustainability advice and lead role on planning, design, construction, and operational projects
  • Developing tender documentation to include sustainability requirements
  • Sustainability strategies and management plans for projects, assets, and corporations
  • Embedding sustainability into procurement processes
  • Risk and opportunity assessment and management
  • Climate change and resilience risk assessments and adaptation strategies
  • Energy and carbon modelling, assessments, scenario analysis, reporting and disclosure
  • Water balance studies
  • Life cycle assessment including material assessment and selection
  • Circular economy strategies and initiatives
  • Net Zero strategies and pathways, including Science-Based Targets (SBTs)
  • Nature positive strategies.


Talk to one of our global specialists about our Sustainability & Climate Resilience solutions.