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Environmental & Social (E&S) Assessment

We help you with sustainability assessments of your business, work and projects, and provide you with a report on the economic, environmental, and social impact of your organization, including SROI reports and GRI reports.

Due Diligence & Sustainability Reporting

BW Businessworld Media Pvt. Ltd. (Delhi, India)

Sustain Labs develops the annual ranking of India’s Most Sustainable Companies for BW Businessworld, a leading business magazine in the country. This exercise involves a detailed analysis of India’s largest 200 companies and ranking them on a proprietary framework that covers 30 sustainability parameters.

Sustain Labs gathers data on the 200 companies, through public documents, questionnaires, employee interviews, and external stakeholder interviews. Based on this data, a detailed assessment and scoring of all companies is done by Sustain Labs.

In addition to the rankings, Sustain Labs writes short pieces that summarise the performance of the top 20 most sustainable companies, which makes for the entire content of BW Businessworld’s magazine issue in November every year on ‘India’s most sustainable companies’.

Environmental & Social Assessment and certification

Affordable Housing Institute (Boston, USA / Fiji)

Sustain Labs led the Environment and Social Assessment of a World Bank funded urban development project in Fiji for building affordable houses across 6 sites in the Western and Central Division of the island of Viti Levu. 4 sites were near the capital city of Suva and 2 sites were in major towns in the Western Division of Viti Levu, which is home to nearly 90% of the Fijian population. The assessment included:

  • Review of urban development plans to assess how the project integrates in the development plans.

  • Assess potential pressure on existing utilities and infrastructure, and related impacts.

  • Summarize local environmental permitting requirements.

  • Collect information and review the local life and fire safety

  • Identify potential land contamination sources

  • Update and supplement the stakeholder identification and analysis undertaken as part of the EIAs developed by the HA for the project.

  • Assess exposure to natural hazards

  • Provide indication of national requirements for Emergency Preparedness and Response and the gaps with WBG EHS and IFC PS requirements.

Saltech Design Labs Pvt. Ltd. (Naroda Ind Estate, India)

Sustain Labs completed a sustainability assessment of Saltech Design Labs’s production facilities that recycles unsegregated plastic into building materials. At the end of this assessment, Sustain Labs provided Saltech with an in-depth sustainability assessment report that included production description, assessment of energy effciency, safety measures, human resource management, carbon footprint, SDG mapping, NVG mapping.

Sustain Labs also provided advice on how to overcome challenges, media coverage, and a certificate. Further, a case study is being developed by Sustain Labs about Saltech Design Labs, which will be used for education purposes by SciencesPo Paris

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