WHO WE ARE
In order to successfully operate and invest in Africa or Asia, an understanding and insight into the constantly evolving legislative requirements, the complex socio-political context and diversity of cultures, and the varied and sensitive natural environments is needed.
IBIS is a premier emerging market sustainability consultancy that helps companies unlock value by improving their environmental and social performance. We provide a unique combination of executive management and on-the-ground expertise supported by our extensive experience working with multinational companies and local clients across Africa and Asia.
We took inspiration in naming our business after the North African mythological God of Wisdom, Justice and Knowledge – the Sacred IBIS, Thoth. Our logo is informed by the classic V-shaped flight formation of the IBIS bird. An example of efficiency and teamwork, it symbolises for us the symbiotic relationship between our clients, colleagues and the African continent, where we were founded.
To contribute to sustainable development by adding value to our clients business by improving their environmental and social performance.
To be the premier Emerging Market environmental and social consultancy.
Integrity: Committed to the highest levels of integrity, honesty and ethics
Accountability: Unwavering responsibility to each other, our clients and the environment
Excellence: Continuously strive to be the best at what we do
Leadership: Thought leaders shaping a better world
IBIS is committed to meaningful black empowerment and transformation in line with the South African Government’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act of 2003 and the Constitution of South Africa.
We’re committed to promote B-BBEE in a broad based and holistic way through employment equity, corporate social investment, preferential procurement, treatment of suppliers, training and ownership.
IBIS South Africa is proudly a Level 3 B-BBEE supplier.
Achieving a Level 3 rating allows our South African clients to recognise a 110% of our fees as procurement spend which assists them in maintaining their own B-BBEE levels.
At IBIS we have embedded safety in everything we do. We provide a safe and healthy working environment for our employees, business partners, and other stakeholders who may be affected by our activities. We aim to exceed related industry best practice and our clients’ expectations and are committed to:
IBIS has developed a COVID-19 Policy and established a COVID-19 Advisory Committee, represented by members from each of our offices, to ensure that our activities are undertaken according to safe working protocols to minimise risks to our staff, their families, our clients and the communities in which we work. In addition, where fieldwork is required, either by our team or contractors, we complete a detailed COVID-19 Risk Mitigation and Management Plan that is approved in advance by an IBIS Director.
Due Diligence and Transaction Support | Strategy, Policy and Management Systems | ESG Value Add and Specialist Advisory Services | ESG Monitoring and Reporting | Development Impact
Independent Sustainability Report Assurance | Internal Sustainability Data Assurance | Data Management and Reporting Systems | Sustainability Reporting | Stakeholder Panels and Materiality Assessment Support | GRI Standards
Social Performance and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy | Social and Human Resources Management Systems | Social Due Diligence | Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Livelihoods Planning Monitoring and Review | Social Baselines and Screening Studies
If you’re passionate about creating a corporate culture that promotes financial and human well-being while protecting the environment, let’s meet.
1st Floor, Acacia House
The Avenues Office Park
45 Homestead Road
+27 (0) 10 020 7343
2nd Floor, The Citadel Building
15 Cavendish Street
+27 (0) 21 020 1412
5th Floor, Western Height
Karuna Road, Westlands
+254 (0) 796 088 132
9 Raffles Place
#26-01 Republic Plaza
+65 (0) 9665 3136
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