Press Release: 1st October 2016
Expanding our Regional Footprint and Supporting Sustainable Development
SLP Environmental has opened a new office in Yangon, Myanmar in order to be closer to existing local and international clients developing projects in the energy, minerals, oil and gas, manufacturing, soft commodities, hospitality and leisure and real estate sectors. Located on Merchant Road in historic downtown Yangon, SLP Environmental’s’ first office in Myanmar has been established to support our existing client base and to cater to the increasing demand for high quality environmental, social, health and safety consulting and professional advisory services as the country rapidly develops.
“Since 2012, SLP Environmental has developed a substantial multi-national client base across numerous business sectors and has been supporting our clients’ varied business activities across Myanmar. With our new office in Myanmar, we can continue to support our clients directly as they expand and develop their businesses throughout Myanmar,” said Ms. Liz Heath, founding Director of SLP Environmental (Myanmar).
SLP Environmental is an award winning ASEAN consulting company specialising in the provision of high quality environmental, social and health and safety consulting and advisory services throughout South East Asia (SEA). SLP has a proven track record across multiple business sectors and international jurisdictions and has booked repeat business from some of the largest global companies including several listed in the Fortune Global 500.
In addition to our private sector work, SLP Environmental has also been engaged in ESIA capacity building activities with Myanmar Government Agencies and recently co-authored the Sector Specific Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for Oil and Gas Activities in Myanmar on behalf of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC).
SLP Environmental has been awarded Environmental Due Diligence Advisor of the Year for Myanmar by the ACQ Global Awards for 3 years running. Our specialist services help inform our clients’ transaction risk management decisions, satisfy their regulatory compliance requirements, assess Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and support funding applications from the international financial institutions (IFIs).
SLP Environmental is one of the few organisation’s currently approved by the Myanmar government under the EIA Consultant Registration Scheme to prepare Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIA) reports and we have many satisfied clients and a proven project delivery record in Myanmar.