environmental & social

We influence business decisions early in design, by managing project induced environmental & social risk in a positive way

We create bespoke teams for each study, combining our significant expertise with the best local & technical experts to deliver a range of environmental & social performance (E&S) consulting services.

areas of participation

  • lender compliance, E&S due diligence & investment certainty
  • independent technically-led E&S advice & design validation
  • environmental impact assessments & permits guidance through the entire process
  • environmental modelling to reduce risk in design & achieve compliance
  • project social licensing through stakeholder identification, analysis & engagement
  • low carbon economy & environmental performance reporting

io’s differentiators

  • knowledge of lender E&S requirements & in-country regulations that ensures client obligations, risks & liabilities are realised early in the process
  • technical strength, enhances E&S decision making in design
  • proven systematic & agile methods in identifying significant risk differentiators
  • environmental modelling is performed by engineering specialists & not model practitioners
  • understanding of social legitimacy through dialogue, ensures engagement planning observes cultural sensitivities & mutual respect
  • advice is given in an impartial & cost conscious manner, maintaining independence from external motivations & influences.

our people

  • we have experts with engineering design, operator and consultancy experience
  • our cross cultural, multidisciplinary teams are experienced across the whole project lifecycle which allows io to pivot in meeting our clients needs

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