ESL has considerable expertise in the environmental and social impact assessment of proposed and existing operations in the resource management sector. This expertise includes the management and preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA), Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) and Environmental Management Plans (EMP). These statutory processes are important in meeting regulatory requirements for project approval and ensuring environmental and social impacts are minimised during the life cycle of the project.

Our services include:

  • Developing, costing and managing impact assessment programs
  • Conducting environmental and social baseline investigations
  • Identifying and scoping environmental and social issues
  • Developing appropriate environmental and social management and mitigation measures
  • Preparing Environmental Impact Assessment reports
  • Developing strategies for resettlement and compensation

Past experience:

  • Nam Ou Hydro Power Project – Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Thakho HPP Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Nam Tha 1 Hydropower Project Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
  • Stora Enso Eucalypt Plantation Socio-economic Impact Assessment
  • SLACO Bauxite Project Environment and Social Impact Assessment
  • ESIA for Xeset 2 Hydropower Project
  • Phu Kham ESIA
  • Nam Ou HPP Scoping Study
  • Potassium Mining Project – ESIA Scoping Study & TOR
  • Sinoma Bauxite Mine ESIA Scoping Study and TOR
  • Assessment and planning the Environmental and Social Impacts of Viet-Lao Rubber Company Industrial Rubber
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment on Takho Hydropower project for National du Rhone and EDL