Services

Environmental Consulting Services offers professional consulting and advisory in the following:

  • Environmental Impact & Risk Assessments
  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Environmental Due Diligence & Transaction Advisory
  • IFC Performance Standards & Assurance
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • EHS Performance Assurance Audits
  • ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 Management Systems 
  • Environmental Auditing & Compliance
  • Strategic Environmental Advisory
  • Environmental Management Expert Witness
  • Biodiversity Assessments: Ecological; Botanical; Coastal Shore;  Bird and Bat Surveys

Environmental Impact, Risk & Site Assessments

Environmental Consulting Services has undertaken in excess of 800 Environmental Impact Assessments in accordance with various countries legislative frameworks. Topics of assessments range from telecommunication networks, electricity networks, water supply and roads, resort development and industrial applications such as sewage treatment works, ammonia refrigeration plants, chlorine gas facilities, bulk fuel and tanks farms, power generation and mining. Usually forming part of the Impact Assessment process, Environmental Consulting Services facilitates Public Participation in order to ascertain the particular needs or concerns of Interested and Affected parties.

Environmental Consulting Services has undertaken Environmental Risk Assessments which delineate risk presented to the environment from particular activities and events. Environmental Consulting Services has undertaken Environmental Site Assessments of industrial sites contaminated with hydrocarbons, heavy metals, halogenated hydrocarbons, pesticides and other contaminants.

Environmental Consulting Services undertakes Environmental Site Assessments in accordance with the standard procedures prescribed by the American Society for Testing & Materials and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Only accredited and internationally accepted laboratories are used for environmental sample analysis.


Environmental Due Diligence & Transaction Advisory

Environmental Consulting Services has the capacity and experience in undertaking comprehensive Environmental Due Diligence Assessments. Environmental Consulting Services has participated in multi-skilled Due Diligence Assessments in a wide range of industrial sectors.

Environmental Consulting Services has experience in advisory on the Environmental facets of Transaction Advisory for mergers and acquisitions.


Strategic Environmental Assessments & EHS Performance Assurance Assessments

Environmental Consulting Services provides corporate business and industry with Strategic Advisory in Environmental Management thereby defining achievable long-term goals and objectives whilst minimising risk of exposure and liability.

Environmental Consulting Services has an unique capability to undertake Environmental, Health& Safety performance Assurance Assessments in the industrial and manufacturing sectors. The objectives of the EHS Performance Assurance Assessments are to:

  • Provide operational leaders with deep insights into the real status of EHS Performance within their areas of responsibility and operations
  • Identify where EHS risks are poorly understood, controlled and impact on people and the environment identify where breakdowns in behaviours, work culture and processes that are giving rise to behaviours on the front line and are leading to sub-optimal EHS outcomes
  • Provide a compelling case for change to the extent that this is justified by the status of EHS Performance

IFC Performance Standards & Assurance

Environmental Consulting Services has undertaken Environmental impact Assessments in accordance with country specific legislation and in accordance with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Environmental & Social Performance Standards.

Environmental Consulting Services has provided Transaction Advisory to Lending and Financial Institutions on renewable energy and infrastructure projects assessing compliance with the IFC Performance Standards.


ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 & EHS Auditing

Environmental Consulting Services has provided consulting service to many large international companies and assisted them in the design and implementation of Environmental, Health & Safety Management Systems based on the requirements of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Environmental Consulting Services has the expertise and track record for developing tailor made Environmental, Health & Safety Management Systems based sound risk assessment methodologies.

Environmental Consulting Services has a proven track record in conducting high level EHS Audits to a greater degree of detail than required by certification audits, with competency that cover a very broad range of industrial sectors.


Environmental Compliance

Environmental Consulting Services has completed Environmental Compliance Assessments for a broad range of industries and development projects. In addition, Environmental Consulting Services provides Environmental Control Officer services for on-site management and reporting during development/construction projects.

Environmental Consulting Services has prepared and directed Environmental Management Plans for the implementation and management of requirements specified in Environmental Authorisations.

Environmental Consulting Services has prepared Management Programme Reports for mines, quarries and borrow pits.


Specialist Ecological Services

Environmental Consulting Services has niche skills for undertaking Ecological; Botanical; and  Bird and Bat Surveys.

Environmental Consulting Services has niche skills for undertaking environmental surveys and impact assessments on the coastal shore and inter-tidal zone. Coastal shore and inter-tidal assessments have been undertaken for coastal housing developments, boat launch sites and marine desalination plants/infrastructure.