ECT’s resource assessment, planning, and policy analysis services are commissioned by foundations, professional associations, and advisory councils seeking effective solutions to issues ranging from funding and private-sector financing, matters of climate change and ecosystem restoration. Many of the firm’s reports have attracted national and regional attention and have substantially affected public policies and attitudes.

ECT’s scientific research, analytical, and advisory capacities are used to develop and implement policies; define stakeholder priorities; and identify political, regulatory, and economic factors influencing corporate and agency decisions. ECT’s innovative program management support services are used to evaluate the engineering, design economic, social, environmental, and cultural impacts of proposed projects in terms of economic viability and environmental sustainability. Finally, ECT’s ecosystem design services allows for restoration of degraded habitats and provide for climate resiliency.