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With intentional and constructive collaboration among investors, regulators and clients, our team provides assurances that our clients are meeting environmental stewardship requirements. This helps our clients provide the public with confidence that environmental concerns are being addressed in a sustainable manner. We engage our deep and extensive understanding of both public and private sectors and the markets in which we do business both nationally and internationally.

Our team includes professional engineers, meteorologists, certified environmental compliance and management system auditors, certified risk managers, licensed toxic substance reduction planners, stakeholder/public relations experts, social scientists and economists.  We pride ourselves in understanding our clients’ environmental stewardship and governance issues along with societal pressures to customize the delivery of services to meet your needs.

Our services include:

  • Project Approvals - Assisting with navigating the regulatory approvals process for projects through bridging the gap between “science and society” while providing clarity and certainty to make informed decisions for new projects:
    • Public engagement and Indigenous relations
    • Air and noise permitting and approvals
    • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs)
    • Land use compatibility evaluations
    • Project level risk assessments
    • Emergency management planning
    • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) strategic planning
    • Marine safety assessments
    • Storage, handling and transportation of dangerous goods strategies
    • Rail proximity assessments
  • Due Diligence - Conducting due diligence reviews through understanding the “reasonableness” test and customizing our service offerings to demonstrate due diligence for your environmental affairs:
    • Regulatory reporting (National Pollutant Risk Inventory (NPRI), Greenhouse Gases (GHGs))
    • Third-party Greenhouse Gas (GHG) validation and verification
    • Environmental effects monitoring
    • Environmental management systems development
    • Compliance audits
    • Training
    • Pipeline integrity digs
    • Mergers & acquisition due diligence
    • Financial disclosure reporting
    • Integration construction services
  • Market Disruption - There are emerging environmental market forces such as the shift to a “Low-carbon economy,” or climate change that our Thought Leaders are acutely aware of and we can tailor our services to meet the immediacy of your needs:
    • Disaster/Crisis management
    • Capital planning
    • Climate change assessments and adaptation planning
    • Strategic planning and decision making
  • Environmental Footprint - Our technical specialists and financial experts can work with you to measure your environmental footprint, then collaborate with our social science experts to communicate the findings in a plain-language manner for your target audience. Approaches could include the following options:
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI))
    • ESG benchmarking and reporting
    • Water conservation audits, process optimization and water and wastewater treatment
    • Air emissions (stack testing, ambient monitoring, mobile air quality monitoring, consequence modelling, regional air quality modelling)
    • Land conservation (pollution prevention planning, toxic substance reduction planning, risk-based land use compatibility planning)
    • Carbon (GHG certification and audits)
    • Ecological (emerging inventory services, standard inventory services, biosecurity, habitat offset planning and design)