Helping to protect the air we breathe
Ricardo’s air quality team is the longest-established specialist in the world and with over 130 experts, one of the largest.
We have unique expertise in working with regional, national and international governments, organisations and businesses for over 60 years to understand, manage and improve air quality around the world. We have worked with the UK Government to deliver progressive improvements in air quality since the London smogs of the 1950s.
Delivering air quality expertise for over 60 years
We have set up and continue to manage many aspects of the UK’s air quality monitoring networks, modelling and inventory development, and we have taken this expertise to national and city authorities worldwide. We are the lead supplier of air quality and emissions policy advice to the European Commission as well as other international bodies. We provide the most comprehensive range of air quality and emissions services, from policy support to meet national and international obligations, evidence based advice and modelling, through to detailed technical solutions.
Our unique insights, combined with our climate change and greenhouse gas expertise, enable us to offer governments, authorities and other stakeholders an integrated approach to address their air and environmental quality challenges at a business, city, regional, national and international level maximising the co-benefits of any investments and ultimately saving lives.