ERM has been providing support to major industrial, mining and construction projects throughout Africa for over 40 years, and in 2003 established a permanent presence in Sub-Saharan Africa to meet the growing needs of our clients.

We have offices in Nairobi, Maputo, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, and an ERM-rePlan office in Dakar. We have a growing presence in Tanzania, Ghana and Angola as the need for our services continue to grow with Africa’s emerging markets. With over 130 dedicated staff involved in environmental and social projects throughout the region. ERM offers clients effective, cost-conscious solutions with the use of experienced local expertise and the ability to draw on capabilities across the world.

We are a leading provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services, and we deliver innovative solutions for our clients through a combination of in-depth technical knowledge of environmental issues and strategic business advice, and are able to offer our clients effective, cost-conscious solutions using experienced local and global expertise. Our teams of consultants, scientists and subject matter specialists are proud to have applied our skills and experience in every African country.

ERM Southern Africa offers clients a diverse combination of environmental, social and business consulting skills. This includes:

  • Compliance
  • Due diligence
  • Climate change
  • Sustainability
  • Social performance
  • Resettlement
  • Licensing and impact assessment
  • Management systems
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Contaminated site management

Sustainability is at the heart of our business and as one of the largest sustainability consulting firms in the region we are shaping a sustainable future by working with leading organisations in Africa to deliver sustainable business results for both our clients and for ourselves. We are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and to contributing to the improvement and development of the quality of life of communities, thereby fulfilling social responsibilities and growing the consumer base for economic growth.

Level Two B-BBEE status Hide

ERM South Africa was rated Level 2 B-BBEE with 125% Procurement Recognition in May 2019.

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