Services

Savannah Environmental provides environmental management, assessment and advisory services on a variety of development projects throughout Southern Africa.  The company has a dynamic team of consultants with multi-disciplinary skills.

The company is actively involved in providing specialist consulting services for infrastructure development throughout southern Africa.  We have become a leader in providing environmental services to the infrastructure development market since our inception in 2006.

We are well placed to provide a range of environmental services at all stages of the project life-cycle.  Our broad range of services provides developers with the opportunity to obtain consulting services from one company for all stages of project development, thereby enabling a seamless continuity in the project development process.  Services are continuously developed and new services offered as the client and industry requirements evolve.

Environmental Management & Consulting

Pre-feasibility
  • Pre-feasibility site assessment and risk evaluation
  • Pre-application consultation with Environmental authorities
  • Fatal Flaw Reporting
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment
Project Planning
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and reporting
  • Environmental sensitivity analysis and mapping
  • Public consultation and facilitation
  • Environmental Management Programmes, including environmental management solutions and mitigation/risk minimising measures
Project Development
  • Plan and action tasks required to be completed to ensure compliance with conditions and specifications of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) and approved project EMPr
  • Final design environmental compliance review
  • Facilitate handover of compliance monitoring role to the appointed Environmental Control Officer (ECO) for the construction phase
  • Public consultation and community liaison
Project Implementation
  • Transaction advisor for Financial Close
  • Development of site-specific Environmental Management Programmes for construction and operation following the finalisation of the design for the facility
  • Facilitate specialist services and monitoring, including bird and bat monitoring, heritage mitigation etc.
  • Public consultation and community liaison
Project Operation
  • Plan and action tasks required to be completed to ensure compliance with conditions and specifications of the Environmental Authorisation (EA) and approved project EMPr
  • Facilitate specialist services and monitoring
  • Update/amendment of project-specific EMPr
  • Public consultation and community liaison

Environmental Permitting & Regulatory Requirements

Project Development
  • Advice on meeting regulatory obligations and permitting requirements
  • Compliance advice and input for Financial Close
Project Implementation
  • Water use licensing
  • Waste licensing
  • Biodiversity permits
  • Heritage permits
  • Air Emission Licencing

Compliance &
Assurance

Project Development
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) development
  • Compliance advice/auditing in terms of Equator Principles, IFC Standards and relevant Standards
  • Transaction advisor for environmental compliance
  • Due diligence assessments
  • Environmental and Social Due Diligence (ESG) Reporting
Project Implementation
  • Compliance advice/auditing in terms of Equator Principles, IFC Standards and relevant Standards
  • Full-time and ad hoc Environmental Control Officer (ECO) Services from pre-construction through to rehabilitation
  • Full time and ad hoc Environmental Officer (EO) Services to Contractors from pre-construction through to rehabilitation
Project Operation
  • Auditing throughout operation as required in terms of the EIA Regulations and authority requirements
  • Provision of Environmental Control Officer (ECO) for operation

Contact Savannah Environmental

If you would like further details, please do not hesitate to contact any member of
our Environmental team at +27 (0)11 656 3237 / +27 (0)11 656 3256

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