Since its inception in 1997, Strategic Environmental Focus (SEF) has been responding to and resolving issues of environmental sustainability outside of the borders of our home country, South Africa. SEF has established itself as a leading environmental and sustainability consultancy which specialises in assisting clients in responding to the requirements of local and international legislation and policy while developing projects that are environmentally and socially preeminent.SEF’s strength lies in its ability to work together with a client to identify opportunities to enhance environmental and social benefits and find innovative and sustainable solutions to identified risks. We are uniquely positioned in that we are able to offer the full suite of our in-house services and the benefits of our strategic partners to any client in any country.
General Services

  • Pre-feasibility and Feasibility Assessments
  • Strategic Environmental and Social Assessments
  • Environmental Audits
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments
  • Environmental and Social Management Plans and Policy Documents
  • Environmental and Social Action Plans
  • Public Consultation and Disclosure Plans
  • Post-authorisation Monitoring and Compliance Assessments

 Specialist Services

  • Ecological / Biodiversity Assessments
  • Wetland Delineation and Functional Assessments
  • Aquatic Assessment and Biomonitoring
  • Heritage Impact Assessments
  • Visual Impacts Assessments
  • Soil and Land Capability Assessments
  • Geohydrological Surveys and Assessments
  • Social Impact Assessment and Resettlement Planning
  • Land Use and Spatial Planning
  • Rehabilitation and Restoration Plans
  • Environmental and Social Compliance Monitoring
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

 Key Services Within the Mining Sector

  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments for greenfield and brownfield mining sites
  • Stakeholder engagement and community facilitation
  • Rehabilitation, closure and land restoration plans
  • Rehabilitation guideline development
  • Performance assessments in respect of legislated / policy requirements
  • Monitoring and compliance assessments
  • Mine closure planning and quantum closure financial determination

[catlist id="43" morelink="Read more" numberposts=10 morelink_class="morelink_class"]