ICF INTERNATIONAL, INC.
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ICF International Inc. is a global professional services firm, which provides management, technology and policy consulting and implementation services to government, commercial and international clients. The company helps its clients conceive, develop, implement and improve solutions that address complex economic, social and national security issues. ICF International was founded in 1969 as the Inner City Fund, a venture capital firm whose mission was to finance inner-city businesses.
The firm’s services are organized in seven markets: climate change, defense, energy, environment, homeland security, social programs, and transportation.
ICF International has more than 230 climate change specialists and offices in key locations around the world with the technical depth and historic experience to provide integrated public- and private-sector solutions. Some of its clients in the climate change market include Air Liquide; Alcan; Anglo American; Asian Development Bank; Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO); Bank of America; Barclays; BHP Billiton; BNP Parisbas; BP; California Climate Action Registry; California Energy Commission; and Carbon Trust among others.
ICF International provides a wide spectrum of services to its defense clients. Its services to the defense industry include technical assistance and program management support; logistics planning and analysis; concept and policy development and implementation; enterprise solutions and application development; modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A); training and communications; domestic threat assessment and reduction; and defense installations management and environmental support.
ICF International also offers results and solutions to a broad range of clients in the energy industry in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. It provides a portfolio of strategy, analysis, advisory services, and implementation tools to clients in the energy sector. Its clients include new integrated energy enterprises, power developers, regulated transmission and distribution companies, unregulated enterprises, municipal power authorities, energy traders and marketers, oil and gas exploration and production companies, gas transmission companies, pipeline developers, local distribution companies, industry associations, investors, financial institutions, law firms, and regulators.
In addition, the company offers a complete range of services in the environment market, which include global climate change and stratospheric ozone protection analyses; air quality management; water resources; chemistry and quality assurance; hazardous materials and waste management; site assessment and remediation; geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering; environment impact assessment; health and environmental risk assessment; environmental, health, and safety management; institution strengthening; environmental due diligence; and technology development, commercialization, and transfer.
For the homeland security market, the company’s expertise include emergency management program development; continuity of operations; critical infrastructure protection; defense emergency preparedness; information technology solutions; international institutional strengthening; organizational improvement; pandemic preparedness; regulatory support; strategic communications; and vulnerability assessment.
The company’s services in the social programs market include early care and education; economic development; education studies; foundation services; health-related services; housing and communities; justice programs and victim services; environmental justice; and workforce issues. Its selected clients include U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); The Hartford Foundation; and U.S. Department of Education (ED).
The company also provides transportation consulting services, which include planning and project analysis; policy and strategy; demand management and commuter choice; economic analysis; environmental assessment and impact mitigation; land use; safety and security; and aviation services.
Across the seven business markets in which ICF International focuses much of its expertise, the firm offers advisory, implementation, and information technology services in: management consulting; economic, policy, and regulatory analysis; market assessment; program management; regulatory support; scientific and risk assessment; human capital strategies; enterprise solutions and information technology; research and evaluation; strategic communications; clearinghouses and resource centers; and training, education, and technical assistance.
The company is a member of the Corporate Council of the Project Management Institute, California Climate Action Registry (CCAR), and Edison Electric Institute among others. The company has also established strategic alliances with the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum, Center for Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (CEPSM), Greater Houston Partnership, and International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) among others.
ICF International, Inc. provides management, technology and policy consulting and implementation services to government, commercial and international clients. The Company helps its clients conceive, develop, implement and improve solutions that address economic, social and national security issues. Its services primarily address four markets: energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services and social programs, and homeland security and defense. The Company’s advisory and management consulting services include needs and markets assessment, policy analysis, strategy and concept development, change management strategy, enterprise architecture, and program design. Its implementation services include information technology solutions, project and program management, project delivery, strategic communications and training. In January 2011, it acquired Marbek Resource Consultants Ltd., a Canadian energy and environmental consulting firm.
Description and history
ICF International, Inc. provides management, technology and policy consulting and implementation services to government, commercial and international clients. The Company helps its clients conceive, develop, implement and improve solutions that address economic, social and national security issues. Its services primarily address four markets: energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services and social programs, and homeland security and defense. The Company’s advisory and management consulting services include needs and markets assessment, policy analysis, strategy and concept development, change management strategy, enterprise architecture, and program design. Its implementation services include information technology solutions, project and program management, project delivery, strategic communications and training. Its evaluation and improvement services include program evaluation, continuous improvement initiatives, performance management, benchmarking and return-on-investment analyses.
In April 2009, ICF International, Inc. completed the acquisition of Macro International Inc., an advisory, implementation, and evaluation services firm providing research-based solutions to the United States federal government agencies in health and other areas. The Company’s federal government clients include the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Defense (DoD), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Department of Energy (DOE). During the year ended December 31, 2009, United States federal government clients generated approximately 36% of its revenues. The Company’s largest state and local government client is the state of Louisiana. State and local government clients generated approximately 47% of its revenue in 2009. It also serves commercial and international clients, primarily in the air transportation and energy sectors, including airlines, airports, electric and gas utilities, oil companies, and law firms. Its commercial and international clients, including government clients outside the United States, generated approximately 17% of the Company’s revenue in 2009.
Energy and Climate Change
The Company assists energy enterprises and energy consumers worldwide in their efforts to develop, analyze, and implement strategies related to their business operations and the interrelationships of those operations with the environment and applicable government regulations. Its clients include integrated energy enterprises, power developers, regulated electricity transmission and distribution companies, unregulated enterprises, municipal power authorities, energy traders and marketers, oil and gas exploration and production companies, gas transmission companies, pipeline developers, local distribution companies, industry associations, investors, financial institutions, law firms, and regulators in the United States and throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. It also supports government and commercial clients in designing, implementing, and improving demand-side management strategies in areas, such as energy efficiency and peak load management.
The Company provides advisory services in asset and contract valuation, rate structure and price analysis, resource planning, market structures, and environmental compliance. The Company offers a range of climate-change-related advisory and implementation services, including climate strategy and policy, emissions inventory, carbon market analysis, mitigation, and corporate strategies to internalize the cost of emissions.
Environment and Infrastructure
The Company provides services for the design, evaluation and implementation of environmental policies and projects across all environmental media, which include land, air, and water. It works with government and commercial clients to assess, establish, and improve environmental policies using interdisciplinary skills ranging from finance and economics, to the earth and life sciences, to information technology and program management. Its solutions are based on skills in transportation planning, urban and land use planning, environmental science, economics, information technology, financial analysis, policy analysis, and communications.
Health, Human Services and Social Programs
The Company provides research, consulting, implementation and improvement services that help government, industry, and other stakeholders develop and manage effective programs in the areas of health, human services, and social programs at the national, regional and local levels. The Company also provides training, technical assistance, and program analysis and support services for housing and community development programs of HUD.
Homeland Security and Defense
The Company develops critical infrastructure protection plans and processes, establishes goals and capabilities for national preparedness at all levels of government in the United States, and manages the national program to test radiological emergency preparedness at the state and local levels in communities adjacent to nuclear power facilities. The Company supports the DoD by providing strategic planning, analysis and technology solutions in the areas of logistics management, operational support, and command and control. It also provides capabilities to the defense sector in environmental management, human capital assessment, military community research and technology-enabled solutions.
The Company competes with Abt Associates Inc., BearingPoint, Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., Cambridge Systematics, Inc., CRA International, Inc., Eastern Research Group, Inc., ENTRIX, Inc., L-3 Communications Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Navigant Consulting, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, PA Consulting Group, SAIC, Inc., Research Triangle Institute, SRA International, Inc. and Westat, Inc.
Founded as the Inner City Fund, a venture capital firm whose mission was to finance inner-city businesses
Global professional services firm, which provides management, technology and policy consulting and implementation services to government, commercial and international clients
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE CONSULTING GROUP INC
GRANT THORNTON LLP
US SIC Code
9300, Lee Highway
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22031, FAIRFAX, VA
Phone: +1 703 934 3000
Fax: +1 703 934 3740
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.icfi.com