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Welcome to EPIC

EPIC is a multiple international awards winning service organization with over hundred highly qualified and competent technical resources with global reach and local touch. We are a professionally managed organization and strongly believe that service with integrity is our core strength. Our sustainability and climate protection specialists have a significant and industry best sustainability, greenhouse gas validation and verification expertise with diverse sector specific industry knowledge. As a leading independent greenhouse gas verifier, sustainability assurance provider and third party auditor operating globally, we believe in a partnership approach that benefits all relevant stake holders. Being one of the biggest GHG/CDM validation, verification and sustainability services team in the World at the moment, our technical rigor, response and turnaround times are the best in the industry. We offer industry best second and third party audits for various management systems and standards across the globe. Our accredited and non-accredited training services cover various ISO standards, protocols, systems and process excellence.

We offer professional, cost effective and full scale UNFCCC DOE (Designated Operational Entity) services for UNFCCC CDM. We also offer Validation, Verification, Certification and Training services for Verified Carbon Standard, Gold Standard, Climate Community Biodiversity Alliance, Social Carbon, PlanVivo, Climate Bond Standard and Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) of Japan. We offer Compliance Reporting for World Commission on Dams (WCD) guidelines, Worldwide AA 1000 Sustainability Assurance, Due Diligence, Foot Printing, Risk Assessment, Supplier Audits, Independent Evaluations etc. services among various other related services across the globe.

With more than one hundred technical resources we are able to deliver quality services in all major languages within a short time notice across the globe.

We have been consistently voted globally as the Winner in the Category of Best Verification Company since year 2014 for GHG/Kyoto Products and Voluntary Carbon Market, conducted by Environmental Finance, London, UK. Since over the last decade, we are only the fourth agency to be awarded as the Best Verification Company Winner for GHG/Kyoto products. Further, we are the first ever organization in the history of Environmental Finance UK awards to be voted as the Best Verification Company that is head quartered outside Europe in these service categories. Follow the announcements of Environmental Finance awards and relevant web links from here. Some of those links may be inactive after a period of time.

Our business profile on CDM Bazaar web site can be viewed here.

We have a very competent fee structure with excellent project delivery commitments with proven skill sets. Our auditing staff is having excellent track record in conducting various validations, verifications, certifications, advisory and trainings.

We do not use sub-contracting staff in any decision making roles. We have arrangements in place to communicate with potential clients in various global languages like Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish etc., in case if it is needed even during the contract signing process to enhance better understanding with the client. We have technical and operational resources spread across all continents and major geographies of the World.

Our technical resource personnel include environmental professionals, forestry auditor, energy auditors, auditors for carbon foot printing engineering graduates, post-graduates and doctorates having skills and experience that covers most of the industry & social sectors, and the average years of experience of our technical resources is around fifteen years. Presently we have around one hundred technical personnel across the globe on our roaster including auditors, technical experts and technical reviewers; both full time and part time, covering all relevant technical areas and expertise. We also have with us several ISO Management Systems Lead Auditors, five Certified Sustainability Assurance Professionals (CSAP) from Account Ability, London, seven BEE Government of India certified energy auditors and two BEE Government of India accredited energy auditors in addition to various other industry and subject experts. Around fifteen of our auditors are Social Carbon, Brazil trained and approved assessors. Twenty two of our technical auditors are Gold Standard Foundation (GS) fast track eligible. Our GS Fast Track eligible team is one of the biggest in World, if not the biggest.

Our “Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)” and “Agriculture Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)” expert team is one of the biggest in operation with more than twenty experts situated across the World. Our financial and bond market experts are having extensive experience in varied financial domains and various geographical markets. We value the importance of customer and operational data. We have adequate systems in place to protect all the relevant data available with us in physical and electronic form as appropriate. We conduct adequate back ground checks on all our full time and part time staff and also mentor on a continuous basis emphasizing proper professional and social behaviour while respecting all.

We are a professionally managed organization committed to offer World class services at competitive fees to our clients. We are the preferred service provider for numerous clients across the World and we are already working with various clients including some governments and large corporates from across the World for various auditing, certification, assurance and training services. We work with various national and international consultants with respect to various standards and regimes.

Awards & Recognitions

What our clients are saying

We congratulate EPIC for being adjudged as the Best Verifications Agency second year in succession. With our own experience with their team we feel that EPIC deserves to win these international awards. While conducting CDM audits, without making any compromise on regulatory compliance and time lines EPIC is discharging their duties very responsibly.
- Mr.S.U.Joshi, Director ofSahyadri Industries Limited, Pune, India : Expert manufacturer and service provider in Asia for infrastructure products and services

EPIC has been one of the most efficient and reliable DOE we have worked with in India and South East Asia for various CDM and VCS projects. They have extremely well qualified auditors and able senior management. We are really looking forward to continue working withthem.
- Mr.Santosh Kumar Singh, Regional Director ER Projects Southeast Asia, South Pole Group : Leading and World renowned carbon market player based in Zurich, Switzerland

After screening all DOEs operating in Latin Americain the last quarter of 2014, we at EssencisSoluçõesAmbientais S.A. ended up selecting the EPIC Sustainability for performing certification assessments (verifications) for the large landfill gas (LFG) collection and destruction CDM project activity implemented in our landfill located in Caieiras, São Paulo in Brazil. We are very happy with the assessments performed by EPIC and their superior technical approach. Furthermore, the very fast reaction time from EPIC technical and operational teams has been instrumental for successfully meeting the CER delivery schedule towards our current Annex-I project participant based in Europe.
- Mr. Fernando Souza Nazareth de Freitas, EssencisSoluçõesAmbientais S.A, SOLVI Group, Brazil : Leading organization involved in the running of many LFG projects in Latin America

EPIC Sustainability has always delivered the CDM and VCS project reports on scheduled time and their team was found to be very simple and attentive. They are very committed to accomplish the tasks in time with quality. We wish them all success in future.
- Mr.Bharathi Kannan Venkatachalam, Head of GHG & CDM Projects, Tamilnadu Spinning Mills Association TASMA, India : One of the World’s biggest renewal energy GHG/CDM project aggregators & developers

We confirm the quality of work of EPIC team for Gold Standard project verification. The technical knowledge of EPIC’s contribution allowed us to complete our Gold Standard project verification work well in time.
- Mr.StefanSontheimer, Directeur, Quadran Pacific, France :A leading renewal energy producer

We found EPIC team as receptive, professional and on time while delivering services throughout the engagement. In spite of the present carbon market conditions EPIC stayed the course to continue to work well in challenging times and industry.
- Ms.Vichitra Thiyagarajah, Country Manager for Malaysia and Group General Counsel, Alternative Energy Corporation, Singapore : A leading engineering and operations company with one of the largest portfolio of running waste water treatment plants and renewal energy projects

EPIC has carried out the CDM auditing work for our renewable energy projects in a record time and successfully met the strict time lines. We are confident that EPIC will continue to do good work in the industry.
- Mr.Gopal Gandhi, Head of Projects & Advisor, Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Limited, India : Owner of Mines &Renewable energy projects

News and Updates

EPIC participated as an Exhibitor at Carbon Expo, Cologne, Germany during 25-27th May 2016 and thank all the visitors to the booth

EPIC Team had participated in COP 21 during December 2015 at Paris and was pleased with the signing of the historic and land mark Paris Climate Change Agreement

EPIC Team had participated in Jakarta Climate Festival and Forestry Conference supported by UN-REDD and conducted by Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Republic of Indonesia during February 2016

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