Profile

Business Overview Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. ERM established a permanent presence in Belgium in 1995 and now has offices in Antwerp and Brussels employing over 50 engineers, technicians and environmental and safety experts. The core activities of the Belgian based ERM team provide solutions and strategic advice to business and government on how best to handle both current and future environmental and natural resource issues.

Ambitions

The Shift helps members to make use of the global framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals to map their societal ambitions.

1. End poverty

ERM Foundation approach: Support female entrepreneurs who create sustainable livelihoods for women, particularly in developing countries

13. Climate action

ERM Foundation approach: Deliver education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity building on climate change mitigation, adaptation and impact reduction

7. Affordable and clean energy

ERM Foundation approach: Enable access to renewable energy products and services for off-grid communities, and improve energy efficiency by replacing carbon-intensive practices with more sustainable alternatives. Provide access to environmental and sustainability-related education globally, particularly for young people, ensuring that girls are well represented

5. Gender equality

ERM foundation Approach Improve access to 'STEM' careers for women and girls (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Also the ERM Foundation is providing access to environmental and sustainability-related education globally, particularly for young people, ensuring that girls are well represented.

6. Clean water and sanitation

ERm Foundation Approach: Promote access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities, with particular emphasis on the needs of women and girls, including menstrual health and hygiene

7. Affordable and clean energy

ERM Foundation Appraoch - Enable access to renewable energy products and services for off-grid communities, and improve energy efficiency by replacing carbon-intensive practices with more sustainable alternatives