With over 30 years of experience Environment Consultants Fiji has accumulated unparalleled knowledge of Fiji`s environmental conditions, administrative systems and cultural attitudes.
ECF have been active in planning and assessment issues of Fiji’s natural and plantation forests, mangroves, and forest industries. Dick Watling, ECF’s Principal, is a Lead Assessor for Forest Certification with SmartWood – an accredited Certifier by the Forest Stewardship Council.
Through her years of work with environmental non-governmental organisations in the Pacific Region, Nicola Thomson (ECF Senior Consultant) has developed a specialisation in independent evaluations of donor-funded projects.
The Fiji Environment Management Act`s Waste Disposal Regulations came in to force in 2008.
The regulations introduce strict requirements in relation to the environmental management of business operations in Fiji.
ECF are increasingly called upon to undertake environmental reviews or audits for a variety of purposes including:
- Compliance with Fiji`s Environmental Management Act or Native Land Lease Conditions;
- Codes of Best Practice;
- Forest Stewardship Council Certification Audit;
- Conformance with the Equator Principles; and,
- Pre-purchase Screening and/or Due Diligence.