ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

i. Environmental and Socio Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Environmental Management Plans

S & F Consultancy has the expertise and experience available to undertake the full spectrum of studies required for ESIA’s, in accordance with the Equator Principles and the national requirements of any African Country or alternatively those of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, African Development Bank and most other funding agencies. This includes the statutory public participation and consultation process, specialist studies (through our extensive network of top quality, pre-approved specialist sub-consultants) and all the required interactions with the regulating authorities.
ii. Corporate and Strategic Environmental Assessments and Environmental Audits

There is a need for companies/organizations to address environmental issues, beyond mere legal compliance, for ethical, commercial and risk management reasons. For many companies, their environmental profile is now a matter of strategic concerns. An organization is expected to be sustainable economically, socially and environmentally.
S & F Consultancy is able to provide a wide range of corporate and strategic environmental
services including:
o Strategic evaluation of environmental drivers and developed key environmental performance areas to measure sustainability performance;
o Conducting Environmental Audits for Legal Compliance;
o Environmental performance and sustainability reporting;
o Risk Assessment and management services and environmental performance and/or compliance monitoring services to funding institutions and insurers;
o Strategic environmental assessments;

iii. Strategic Environmental Planning
Consideration of the environment at the prefeasibility and planning stages of any project is one of the ultimate objectives of certain of the identified Integrated Environmental Management ( IEM) tools. S & F Consultancy is ideally suited in providing consulting services for the design and implementation of these IEM tools with specific provision of the following services:
o Strategic Environmental Assessments;
o Environmental Management Frameworks;
o Environmental planning and policy development; and
o Scenario assessments;