ESL provides consulting, research, and project management services in the environmental and human development sector. Professional excellence and integrity, high standards of business ethics and quality service are the foundation of our commitment to our customers.

ESL (formerly Earth Systems Laos) was established in year 2000 in partnership with an Australian Company. Since early 2012, ESL is fully independent and owned by Lao. 

The philosophy of ESL is to apply and develop Laotian skills and expertise supported by external specialists, where appropriate.  ESL’s professional staff and associates possess a broad range of environmental and social professional skills enabling teams to be built that are capable of tackling diverse and complex assignments in a number of areas including.

ESL maintains a healthy mix of Lao and expat staff which allows us to work on international level quality in a Lao context. ESL draws on a large network of local and international associates who can fulfil highly specialized technical tasks.

Through 20 years of experience in a large variety of sectors and projects, ESL has gained a thorough insight into the political and technical working environment in Laos. One of the strengths of ESL is this deep-rooted understanding of Lao culture and ways of living which together with our good reputation allows us to maintain an extensive professional network on all levels and sector in Laos.

Our Mission

To provide the best environmental advice and technology to enable our customers to achieve successful outcomes that are in the best interests of their projects, as well as natural and human environments.

Our Vision

To be a leading supplier of environmental and related social services, technology and information in Lao PDR. 

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