The first sister company of the international environmental consulting company Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment (ELLE) Group was founded in 1998 by a group of environmental professionals from the three Baltic countries. Today ELLE has offices in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. In addition there is an extensive network of professionals in all Baltic States, Central and Eastern Europe and European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) partner countries.
Staff and project consultants in ELLE Group not only have a versatile education and training, but also have a wide range of skills and experience from both eastern and western European business and academic cultures.
ELLE OÜ, located in Tallinn, Estonia, was founded as the second ELLE Group company in 2000. ELLE OÜ (ELLE Estonia) offers consultation services in various environmental fields. Experts working at ELLE Estonia have substantial practical work experience with diverse range of companies ranging from small office firms to large industrial enterprises. Moreover, ELLE Estonia is active in consulting state institutions and local municipalities; we collaborate with international financial organisations, such as the World Bank, EBRD and others, and work for the European Union and other international institutions.
Two experts in ELLE Estonia possess a license for conducting environmental impact assessment (EIA): Mr Toomas Pallo, KMH no 0090 (valid until 16.10.2017), and Ms Katrin Ritso, KMH no 0144 (valid until 13.07.2017). At least four experts fulfil the requirements set forward in the Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management System Act for a strategic environmental impact assessment expert.
In ELLE OÜ three experts hold a sampling licence for taking water samples. Several consultants are trained to carry out water and waste sampling.
All consultants at ELLE OÜ are covered by the professional liability insurance.
ELLE Estonia is a founding member of the Estonian Association for Environmental Management and a member of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Estonian ELLE employees are part of the ELLE Environmental Laboratory and can perform measurements of the ambient air quality and environmental noise.
SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment is a member of the Latvian Association of Business Consultants and follows its code of ethics.