ERM is the first to recognize the work of the country’s regulatory bodies relating to social and environmental impact assessments. There needs to be definitive guidelines on both compliance with regulation and the undertaking of effective and thorough social impact assessments. It should not be considered an obstacle but should become a mainstream practice, based on international benchmarks. Anticipation is the name of the game. Social issues go well beyond official regulations and permitting processes. The World Bank and the IFC have extensive references on how to best approach these matters that are being applied worldwide and that Mexico’s private sector can also reference.
Business Development Director
Developers of renewable energy projects know only too well the disruption that can be caused by community objections.
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Director of Environmental Projects
Terranova is a consortium of companies and civil environmental associations specialized in the design of integrated solutions for the public sector