Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. They have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for clients. They 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.
For over 40 years they have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors they serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and clients in these and many other areas rely on the ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on the planet.
The ERM strapline
"The business of sustainability" reflects what they do to support the clients as they strive to attain their business goals. Sustainability and business are now inextricably linked and as an expert in sustainability, they play a role in helping companies achieve their objectives with an understanding of how this impacts wider society and the environment. They intend to contribute even more to the global dialogue on sustainability and expect the work on sustainability challenges and opportunities to deliver growth in the business. Sustainability is the business.
Vision and Values
By 2021 ERM will be the clear leader in the chosen markets, they will double in value and they will deliver on the promises to clients, people and investors.
Clients: This means demonstrably adding value to their business, working with them to solve their critical challenges and making a significant difference to their stakeholders
People: This means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding the people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers
Investors: (including ERM partners) This means delivering strong returns to those that have chosen to invest in us today and the future
Planet and society in which they live: This means having a greater impact on the sustainability challenges that face us all
Accountability: They are each personally accountable and jointly responsible for the success of ERM and for the delivery of quality work to clients
Caring for people: They are looking after the people, their safety, well-being, and development. They also treat each other with respect.
Client focus: They value entrepreneurial, innovative and client-orientated behavior
Collaboration: They are one organization globally: they believe in the principles of partnership, respect for each and every individual and mutual support across the world.
Empowerment: They will help all the people to realize their potential
Transparency: They expect the highest level of ethical behavior and personal integrity in all the transactions in accordance with ERM Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
The core services are designed to meet the broad range of clients’ changing needs. The strong communities surrounding these practices allow consultants to transcend geographical boundaries, develop innovative solutions in addressing clients’ challenges and work more closely with their sector-focused colleagues across the globe.
At ERM, as well as offering specific services to address a particular client’s issue, they are conscious of the need to look at and address the wider strategic ambitions in an organization. THe team of strategy consultants act as trusted advisors to senior leaders in a number of the world’s leading companies to find solutions to their sustainable performance, operational and cultural challenges.See more