Environmental

2nd IESC Monitoring Visit for Lukoil Shah Deniz in Azerbaijan, 2017

Sustainability was appointed as the Lenders’ Independent Environmental and Social Consultant (IESC) by the Bank of China, acting as Intercreditor Agency for the Lender group financing Lukoil Overseas Shah Deniz (LOSD).  This project was Sustainability’s second environmental and social monitorin...

Environmental and Social Audit and Management Plans for the Hwange Power Plant, Zimbabwe

Sustainability was engaged by the African Development Bank  (AfDB) to complete the Hwange Power Plant Environmental and Social Audit and Management Plans. The project commenced in 2013 and culminated in Sustainability being further engaged in 2015 to develop and implement a Biodiversity Management ...

Oyu Tolgoi Cultural Heritage Program

Oyu Tolgoi LLC engaged Sustainability to design a long-term cultural heritage program (CHP) for Oyu Tolgoi and the South Gobi region. The program commenced in 2010 and was completed in 2011. The objective was “to mitigate and manage cultural heritage threats associated with the OT project, monitor...

Sustainability's Cyanide Code Experience

The International Cyanide Management Code (ICMC) is a voluntary initiative for the gold mining industry including the producers and transporters of the cyanide used in gold mining.  The Code promotes the safe and environmentally responsible use of cyanide in gold production, transport, and cyanide ...

Independent Environmental and Social Assessment of Zasag Chandmani Mines' Project in Mongolia

In 2016, Sustainability East Asia was contracted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to conduct an independent environmental and social assessment of the Zasag Chandmani Project in Mongolia. The EBRD was considering providing finance to Zasag, a Mongolian incorporated com...