Environmental, Social Services & Cultural Heritage

Our Environmental, Social, and Cultural Heritage services assist our clients from the public and private sectors meet the highest standards, ensuring sustainable development that is embraced by the communities affected.

We work very closely with all our clients in order to guarantee compliance with the highest environmental and social standards in all their projects, throughout the business cycle. Abkons has been instrumental in guaranteeing the success of some of the most ambitious energy, infrastructure, construction, mining, and construction projects in Albania and the region. Our environmental and social impact assessments, our engagement of stakeholders and communities, are the gold standard for businesses and have facilitated their crediting and financing by IFIs, while at the same time establishing a model that has deeply influenced institutional and legislative reforms in Albania in these areas.

Besides its work on environmental and social issues, Abkons is one of the best regional providers of expertise and support in issues related to the preservation of cultural and historical heritage.

Flagship projects:

Sustainable and Eco-Tourism Programme - National and Regional Roads Project

Albanian Development Fund, EBRD

ESHIA, Environmental Permit Amendment and Abandonment Plan for Molisht 1/2, Shpirag 2/4, 3, 5 wells

Shell Upstream Albania BV

Preparation of Environmental and Social Implementation Plans, and Cultural Heritage Excavation

Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Strategy

The World Bank, Albanian Ministry of Environment (MoE)

ESIA preparation for Karavasta Solar Power Plant 140 MW


Archaeological Field Survey for Devoll Hydropower Project

Devoll Hydropower Sh.a, Statkraft

Technical Assistance for Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems for selected cities/region of Albania


Green City Action Plan Tirana

EBRD, ARUP, Grant Thornton