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Deep knowledge and understanding

Over the years, Cirrus has had the opportunity to work as a trusted partner with its long-term clients on some very challenging projects, and helped them to achieve their goals. Let our deep knowledge and understanding about EHS strategy, risk and liability management help you achieve your goals.

Strategic Planning

Cirrus works with your team to develop a risk-based EHS strategy that aligns with your organizational goals and objectives. We can help you balance long-term commitments with short-term market expectations, financial performance with environmental stewardship as well as sensitivity to cultural values - both at home and abroad. Cirrus can help you fill the vacuum and provide direction, with practical, cost-effective solutions. We have experience working with the following:

  • Senior management and stakeholder engagement
  • Industry benchmarking
  • Integrated EHS management systems
  • Consensus building
  • Policy development
  • Developing KPIs
  • Process modeling
  • Resource allocation
  • Change management

Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony

Cirrus recognizes that effective litigation support is more than technical expertise - it requires experts that can support the legal team, contribute to effective trial strategies and present the facts concisely and believably. We assist in developing and organizing technical conclusions so that they support the legal approach and can be clearly understood by other technical experts, legal counsel, the courts and laypeople.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic review
  • Briefing
  • Regulatory and technical review
  • Data review and interpretation
  • Design data collection programs
  • Past industry practices
  • Regulatory standards of the time
  • Engineering standards of the time
  • Source identification, fate and transport modelling
  • Detailed site assessment and legal sampling programs
  • Liability assessment and cost allocation

Data management, Data mining and re-interpretation

It is not uncommon for older facilities to come with a legacy of environmental quality data. While making sense of it all is not easy, historical data can be used to assist in achieving regulatory closure. Often, we can re-interpret historical data and shed new light on old problems. Sometimes this is all that is needed move a site closer to regulatory closure.

We also provide full-service data management services for soil, water and sediment quality data and waste tracking and manifest reconciliation.

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

Many organizations talk about sustainability at a strategic level but have difficulty translating those words into day-to-day operational level actions. Our diverse team of professionals can help you identify and balance a variety of aspects that now fall into the CSR realm. We have seen that an effectively implemented and sustained commitment to CSR reduces the likelihood of poor investor relations, poor corporate image, legal challenges and financial liability. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate environmental strategy
  • CSR audits and gap analysis
  • Sustainability auditing and assurance
  • Industry benchmarking
  • Program design & management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Training and change management
  • Triple bottom line reports