Organized in 1980, the IAIA has more than 1,600 members and represents more than 120 countries with the collective goal of protecting the earth and its environments and peoples. IAIA members include individuals and entities from many disciplines and professions including corporate planners and managers, public interest advocates, government planners and administrators, private consultants and policy analysts, university and college teachers and their students.
“The IAIA provides vital advocacy for a more sustainable world and will connect our team to a global network of impact assessment tools and resources. We look forward to contributing to this important community by adopting impact assessment best practices in all of SMEC’s infrastructure projects.”
Libby Paholski, Functional General Manager Social Development & Environment Group
As an IAIA Corporate Member, SMEC will have access to the latest impact assessment news and learning through IAIA’s online professional community, website, and peer-reviewed journal. IAIA’s growing network of international affiliates, branches and strategic partnerships will also give SMEC the opportunity to develop business relationships with potential clients and partners.
We are delighted to announce a momentous achievement that signifies a paradigm shift in the construction of Water Supply Tanks. For the first time in India, as part of the esteemed Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme by the Government of India, a pre-cast overhead water tank has been successfully erected in Karnataka.
SMEC recently collaborated with the Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Centre (TRCRC) for a tree planting event at the Elmina Rainforest Knowledge Centre in Selangor, Malaysia. Attended by 28 employees, the initiative aimed to support rainforest conservation, aligning with SMEC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) priorities, specifically focusing on sustainability.
South African National Roads Agency Limited’s N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCTR) serves as a shining example of a catalytic infrastructure project that combines socio-economic benefits and engineering ingenuity.
SMEC has recently forged a partnership with the Grass Skirt Project to champion the cause of community empowerment, particularly women’s health, through sports and health initiatives in Papua New Guinea. This collaboration involved sponsoring four rugby league teams in the recent Hevea Cup & Wellness Exhibition (HCWE) 2023 in Port Moresby.