Environmentally Sustainable Systems Ltd. helps find sustainable solutions to development planning, biodiversity threats, the impacts of climate change, adaptation to these impacts, and the management of energy and environmental (as well as quality and health & safety) aspects of projects. These solutions are delivered through Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), research and assessment studies, environmental surveys, statistical modelling and analysis, scientific and policy reports, together with a range of public presentations, workshops, formal training courses, lectures and seminars.
Environmentally Sustainable Systems (ESS) was established as an environmental consultancy in 1995 by our Director Paul Gill. The company, incorporated in 2003 and now trading as ESS Ecology, ESS Training and ESS Solutions, applies the principles of sustainability in all its operations, and works to the highest quality, health & safety and environmental standards, providing services tailored to the individual needs of each and every client.
ESS Ecology has specialised for over twenty years in EIA and surveys for the renewable energy sector, having conducted bird and marine mammal studies at nineteen offshore wind farm sites, including for ten years at Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. The company has undertaken terrestrial and freshwater ecological surveys at over seventy onshore wind farm sites, contributed to many Environmental Impact Assessment studies, and has successfully extended its ecological, planning, development and construction expertise to the health, education and housing sectors.
ESS Solutions advises businesses, universities, councils and other public bodies, on energy and carbon management, transport planning, land management and Environmental Management Systems, often integrated with Quality and Health & Safety Management Systems.
ESS Training provides workshops, training and teaching courses to councils, businesses, individuals, schools, colleges and universities on biodiversity and nature conservation, climate change and renewable energy, sustainability and sustainable development.
Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, ESS operates throughout the United Kingdom, and internationally in the offshore renewables market. To find out more about our specialisms, and how we may be able to assist you, please visit the web page (under our Services pull-down on the bar above) which applies to you.