Success in the Pulp and Paper sector in Southern Africa  has become clearly linked to incorporation of sound environment and wider social considerations. In today’s competitive business environmental, where organisations face increasing scrutiny from investors, regulators, employees, customers and communities within which they operate, environmental and social issues have taken on an increasingly strategic role, helping to manage risk, maintaining and creating value for organisations.



Developing strategies and managements systems that help to ensure compliance, improve environmental, health and safety performance and enhance organisations reputation are central to the Pulp and Paper sector. WSP Environment & Energy (WSP) assists clients to achieve environmental authorisation and to develop corporate strategies, management systems, and performance measures that bring real value to their organisation. This is supported by a full range of expert technical professionals. The solutions we develop reflect the specific business objectives and values of our clients, ensuring they are commercially viable and can be effectively implemented.

Our pulp and paper services

Typically our services in the Pulp and Paper sector include:

  • Air Quality Management Services
  • Contaminated Land and Remediation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Due Diligence, Compliance and Liability Audits
  • Environmental Acoustic Impact Assessments
  • Environmental Management Systems 
  • Environmental Project Management 
  • Environmental Authorisations and Permitting (Basic Assessment & Scoping and EIA)
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental Training
  • Hydrological Impact Assessments
  • Integrated water licencing
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Public Participation
  • Socio-economic Surveys, Studies and Impact Assessment
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainability Management Systems
  • Surface and groundwater monitoring
  • Stormwater Management Planning
  • Water Management Plans 
  • Waste Management, Waste  Characterisation and Delisting
  • Wetland Assessments / Freshwater Habitat Impact Assessment
  • Water Demand Management Plans
  • Waste classification and profiling for landfill disposal