Strategy and risk

Sustainability assessment

When there is a true commitment to sustainability throughout the project lifecycle, everybody wins.

Whether driven by the need to access funding, gain surety for investment or achieve world-class sustainability standards, the expectation is greater than ever for developers and developments to demonstrate a true commitment to sustainable development and operation.

Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the future. It requires a transparent, inclusive and accountable balance and compromise between economic, environmental and social values, taking advantage of expanding knowledge, multiple perspectives and innovation.

We can help you navigate the complex social and environmental challenges of developing and operating power and water infrastructure, to help you achieve sustainability throughout the project lifecycle. We are passionate about working with you to build a sustainable future, so we consider sustainability in everything we do, from the big picture through to the finer details.

Our commitment to sustainability has put us at the forefront of the development of industry sustainability guidelines such as the guidelines of the International Hydropower Association and the World Wind Association.

Our services include:

  • sustainability scanning against international frameworks and guidelines
  • accredited assessment against the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol
  • development of sustainability frameworks and guidelines for companies
  • expert advice and capability building and training