EOH is an independent environmental consultancy specialising in assessing the impacts of development on the natural, social and economic environments in order to contribute towards sustainable development. By adopting a scientific approach to their studies, underpinned by an informed and holistic view of the environment and a pragmatic approach to sustainable development, EOH believes that a balance between development and environmental protection can be achieved by skilful and careful planning.
Coastal & Environmental Services (CES) was established in 1990, and is an independent specialist environmental consultancy with offices in Grahamstown, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Maputo, Mozambique.
Our principal area of expertise is in assessing the impacts of development on the natural, social and economic environments through, among other instruments, the environmental impact assessment process, and in so doing contribute towards sustainable development.
We adopt a scientific approach to our studies, underpinned by an informed and holistic view of the environment and a pragmatic approach to sustainable development. We believe that a balance between development and environmental protection can be achieved by skilful and careful planning. Our success rate in achieving this balance in a variety of approved developments is evidence of our capability.
Our staff is usually comprised of between 25 to 30 consultants and 11 support staff. All professional staff members are well qualified, and many have postgraduate qualifications, including PhD degrees in the biological and environmental sciences.
In addition, CES has well-developed working relationships with a number of other specialist consulting companies who provide expertise in areas of expertise such as air quality emission studies, visual impacts, noise impacts, heritage assessments, radiation hazard assessments, and soil and agricultural assessments. These have been rigorously reviewed by parties such as the World Bank, MIGA, European Investment Bank, IFC, German Investment Bank (KFW), African Development Bank, BHP Billiton international peer review team, the Dutch Development Bank (FMO).