Urban Earth is a sustainability consultancy based in Durban, South Africa. We offer technical expertise and strategic advice to organisations implementing projects which promote a more sustainable future.
Our clients include government, non-government organisations and the private sector. Our main focus areas are sustainability, energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change, and non-motorised transport. Our staff have extensive experience working in the sustainability field. The types of services we offer include:
Program and Project Management
We have invested significant time and energy in developing management systems that will ensure your projects run smoothly, fulfil their objectives, and remain in budget. We make use of on-line collaboration tools such as Asana, that reduce costs and streamline program implementation
Strategy and policy development
One of our core focus areas is providing strategic advice to our clients. We also develop strategies and policies for organisations and work closely with organisations to ensure that strategies and policies are relevant and implementable.
Research and report writing
We have extensive experience in conducting research and report writing, with a special focus on energy, carbon and sustainability. Our staff have postgraduate degrees and are able to work with both qualitative and quantitative data.
Facilitation and stakeholder engagement
We have run a number of very complex multi-stakeholder facilitation processes. Through these processes we have developed facilitation and stakeholder engagement methodologies that ensure that interactions with your audience base is effective and meaningful.
We work with organisations to monitor and reduce their energy consumption, and package projects for alternative types of energy use. We are particularly interested in decentralised renewable energy generation.
Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Management
We work with organisations to develop greenhouse gas reports and manage their carbon emissions.
We help organisations with a holistic approach to becoming more sustainable. We help mitigate impacts of your organisations triple bottom line by reducing carbon emissions, waste generation, energy and water use.