Press Release

AECOM announces the integration of PlanEngage® with EarthSoft’s EQuIS™ environmental data management software

PlanEngage’s integration with EQuIS™ will help unify data management and drive greater stakeholder alignment on remediation projects

DALLAS (March 27, 2024) –AECOM, the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced a new partnership with EarthSoft, a global leader in environmental data management software (EDMS), to combine AECOM’s deep environmental industry expertise in remediation with EarthSoft’s best-in-class software. The integration of PlanEngage®, AECOM’s interactive project and stakeholder engagement platform, with EQuIS, EarthSoft’s environmental and geotechnical data platform, will help better unify and visualize complex environmental data, improving decision-making and fostering greater stakeholder alignment on remediation projects.

“As communities face new remediation challenges, there’s an unprecedented opportunity for project teams to leverage ever-greater quantities of data to sharpen their decision-making,” said Todd Battley, AECOM’s chief strategy officer. “We look forward to combining our industry-leading digital and environmental capabilities with EarthSoft’s data management expertise to give project teams, stakeholders, and the public new insights into the design and delivery of major remediation programs.” 

The integration of PlanEngage and EQuIS will not only help streamline remediation processes but elevate environmental compliance and sustainable best practices. Through enhanced data visualization, it will enable a timely and comprehensive flow of information to regulatory agencies and inform communities on measures taken to ensure public health and safety.

“EarthSoft is proud to announce this new global partnership, providing advanced digital tools towards a shared vision of environmental stewardship,” said Mitch Beard, CEO of EarthSoft. “AECOM and EarthSoft will continue to build data governance standards for digital environmental and geotechnical data workflows, increasing the efficiencies of field data collection and optimizing remediation programs.“

The PlanEngage platform enables project teams to collaboratively create, edit, and publish highly visual and interactive information, including dynamic maps, multi-media, before & after scenarios, dashboards, and more. Easy to navigate and simple to use, PlanEngage also allows external parties to review complex information with mobile-friendly tools, facilitating better public understanding of environmental initiatives.

The PlanEngage platform is an innovative software solution from AECOM and leverages the strength of the firm’s team of global digital practitioners to connect data, projects, and communities. AECOM’s investments in digital-enabled project delivery and market-leading digital consulting are helping its clients address their most complex challenges and deliver lasting, positive impacts for generations to come.

Learn more about the integration of PlanEngage and EQuIS by clicking here.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

About Earthsoft and EQuIS™

EarthSoft has been leading technical data management globally for 30 years. Its flagship product, EQuIS™, is a scalable and configurable environmental and geotechnical system. EQuIS™ automates project workflows from end-to-end, supporting project planning, field data collection, analytical data processing, verification, validation, analysis, reporting, and visualization. EQuIS handles various data types, including chemistry, biology, geology, geotechnical, hydrology, limnology, water, air, soil, sediment, noise, radiological, waste, and compliance monitoring. EQuIS enforces data governance to improve quality, standardization, and security, enabling collaboration and integration, and boosting efficiency, productivity, and data-driven decisions.