Compliance and Auditing

Compliance and Auditing

ERM enables organizations to turn the universe of ever-evolving compliance requirements into focused, risk-based and site-relevant actions. We reimagine compliance and audit approaches, leading to greater efficiencies, richer insights and stronger outcomes. 

Reducing cost and complexity requires innovation

Compliance demands are growing in volume and complexity. As well as keeping pace with evolving EHS and ESG regulations, organizations need to comply with internal sustainability commitments and manage growing amounts of data.

To strengthen compliance and reduce risks, organizations are seeking to unlock more operationally actionable insights from the ever-expanding variety of EHS and ESG regulations. Regulatory intelligence is needed to get a clear signal from all the noise.

Many organizations still rely on unintegrated and manual systems and processes. This requires more resources and can lead to data accuracy and inconsistency risks, which can undermine compliance and auditing efforts.

Despite large investments, audits can fail to deliver sufficient value or assurance at a strategic or operational level. Organizations are increasingly exploring tech-enabled solutions to get more value from their audit programs.

Unlock greater value from your compliance and audit efforts with digital solutions and expert advice from ERM.

Simplify regulatory intelligence

From international regulations to local permits, ERM helps organizations simplify and strengthen compliance and improve levels of compliance confidence. We combine regulatory intelligence with digital solutions to enable data-based decisions and site-relevant actions.

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Co-design compliance frameworks

ERM works with clients to identify compliance frameworks that suit their needs, providing the right balance between centralized management and site-level ownership and accountability. We support compliance programs from design to implementation, including providing data analysis and reporting.

Meet routine compliance demands

We assist clients with building and operating sampling, analysis and testing programs to support compliance for key EHS areas, such as air, water and waste. Our services include routine reporting, for example carbon emission inventory monitoring and deviation reporting, for individual sites and entire organizations.

Maximize audit value

Our experts conduct a range of audit types, from compliance and conformance, to performance improvement and full transformation assessments. We utilize tech-enabled solutions to streamline audit stages, from initiation and execution, to data analysis and reporting. Our approach aims to drive continuous improvement and provide practical, insightful and relevant outputs.

Our approach

Transform Compliance and Auditing with ERM

Building and implementing EHS compliance programs

Regulatory applicability, legal registers, compliance calendars, task management

Field sampling, analysis and testing compliance programs – air, water and waste

Building and implementing incident management and response programs

Routine compliance reporting across EHS media

Auditing program design and development, developing audit protocols

Site-level and enterprise EHS audits and EHS gap assessments

Management systems audits and readiness assessments

Risk assessments and evaluation of risk controls

Post-audit follow-up, CAPA and gap closures


Build digitized solutions

Improve operational efficiency

Strengthen compliance confidence

Unlock audit value

Our partnerships

ERM has an ever-expanding ecosystem of partners across each key area of the sustainability value chain, enabling us to meet our clients’ evolving needs and scale our impact.

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employees in 40+ countries globally


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clients across all industries

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