Environmental Planning and Management

Earth Systems has successfully prepared, designed and implemented environmental management plans consistent with international standards for our clients throughout the world from Australia to Papua New Guinea, Lao PDR, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Argentina, Peru, Tanzania, Senegal and Mali.

We believe that the development of appropriate policies, management systems, implementing documents and plans, and training and awareness programs is required to ensure successful environmental outcomes.

Services Provided

Part of a satellite image used by Earth Systems to assist in preparation of an EMP for a major mining project.



Key environmental management and planning services provided by Earth Systems include:

  • Development of corporate and site environmental management systems (EMSs).
  • Preparation of environmental management plans (EMPs), environmental management and monitoring plans (EMMP) and integrated Environmental and Social Management and Monitoring Plans (ESMMP).
  • Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines to support implementation of EMPs.
  • Development of best practice guidelines, programs and procedures.
  • Development of environmental risk registers and risk assessment frameworks.
  • Rehabilitation and closure planning.
  • Preparation and delivery of training workshops for managers, supervisors and operators.

Related services also offered by Earth Systems include: Rehabilitation and Closure Planning, Due Diligence Review, Environmental Monitoring and Information Management and GIS and Remote Sensing

Representative Experience

Examples of Environmental Management and Planning Projects undertaken by Earth Systems include:

  • Review and update of Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) to ensure consistency with MIGA safeguard policies for a large-scale hydropower project in Lao PDR.
  • Preparation of Environmental Management Plans for major mining projects,  hydroelectric projects and landfill sites in Australia, Asia and Africa.
  • Development of governance mechanisms for environmental restoration of Lake Tai in China.
  • Development and presentation of training courses for the management of hazardous waste landfills (for AusAID in India).

For more information or to discuss our range of environmental Management and Assessment services please contact Earth Systems at enviro@earthsystemseurope.com.au


Earth Systems Europe Office
Suite 104, City Point,
Temple Gate, Bristol, UK BS1 6PL,
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 117 373 6153
Fax: +44 (0) 117 373 6159