Press Release: 30th June 2012
Indonesia is the largest economy in South East Asia with a 2011 GDP estimated at $1.21 trillion and an ADB GDP growth forecast of 6.4% for 2012. The Indonesian economy proved remarkably resilient in the face of the 2008 global financial crisis and was one of the few G20 members to actually post growth in 2009. Indonesia regained its investment grade rating from Fitch in 2011 and from Moody’sin early 2012 and foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2011 stood at some $19 billion with the industries that attracted the most international investment being transportation, mining and utilities. The industrial sector is responsible for some 46% of the country’s GDP with the primary sectors being oil and gas, textiles, manufacturing, mining, cement and chemical fertilizers.
SLP Environmental is an award winning environmental consultancy that offers a comprehensive range of high quality environmental assessment and management services to support business transactions such as mergers, divestitures and acquisitions in Indonesia. We understand the critical importance of Environmental Due Diligence (also known as Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment) to the risk and liability management process associated with any sensitive business transaction and we are uniquely placed in the Indonesian market to deliver high quality environmental consultancy services as we combine internationally acquired expertise and experience with an in-depth understanding of Indonesia’s regulatory and legislative frameworks. This ensures that our reports both conform to international quality standards, such as ISO 14015 and ASTM E1527-05, and address compliance with the local regulatory requirements.
SLP Environmental has experience providing environmental due diligence and compliance services for both individual sites and large property portfolios, and our experience also includes generating abnormal cost estimates to cover any pollution mitigation and/or land decontamination work that may be required. We excel at providing fast turnaround advice to clients, and we can review historical environmental information and provide concise opinions to tight deadlines. We also conduct rapid and comprehensive Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment’s (geo-environmental site investigations with soil and groundwater sampling and testing) in order to provide the additional assurance that is required for some transaction decisions.
Our reports are carefully tailored in scope and detail to the particular concerns at the facility or property under assessment, the nature and stage of the transaction and the needs of the client. We are thus able to provide clients with the information and professional insights they need to manage uncertainties and make real-world decisions whilst meeting strict reporting deadlines.
SLP Environmental’s multi-national team includes Chartered Environmentalists (CEnv), Chartered Scientists (CSci) and Members of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM). Our project experience covers a wide range of sectors, including; real estate, manufacturing, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, energy, waste, minerals, agro-industrial, transport and telecommunications and our satisfied clients include; private equity investment funds, manufacturers, developers, insurers, lawyers, risk & liability management firms, governments and numerous blue chip corporations.
SLP Environmental has a successful track record in delivering ASTM and ISO standard Phase 1 Environmental Due Diligence (EDD), Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) auditing services in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.