SWCA is a global environmental consulting firm that helps clients navigate the environmental compliance process. Founded in 1981, we have a deep roster of biologists, archaeologists, planners, engineers and technical experts who work on renewable energy projects; transmission lines; pipelines; roads, trails and highways; land management plans; coasts, inland, and offshore.
We have climate experts, wildlife biologists, fire experts, cultural resource scientists, historians, GIS and drone professionals, solar and wind experts, tribal consultants, and much more. Basically, any kind of project that requires environmental planning or permitting falls under our expertise.
SWCA By the Numbers
Our projects span the globe. We work together to bring the right expertise to our clients and projects.
1600+Number of Employees
SWCA was founded in 1981 by Dr. Steven W. Carothers, the “SWC” of SWCA. From humble beginnings, we've grown to the award-winning company we are today.
SWCA is consistently recognized for its people-first approach with national awards for our programs and business excellence.
We are committed to sustainability with initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint, reduce waste through recycling, reduce our water usage, and foster environmental stewardship among our employees.
100%Powered by Renewable Electricity
100%Offices Recycle & Reuse
Committed to communities & the environment
Our purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resouces for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.
75Science Leadership Members
98.6%CLIENT SATISFACTION RATING
SWCA's exceptional work is recognized year after year with some of the best client satisfaction ratings in the industry.
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