Living Lab

Living Lab

Ecosis is working on a living lab project set to accelerate positive impact in our World. Watch this space...

Greening of the Public sector

Greening of the Public sector

Making Mauritius greener and more sustainable is high on the priority list of the Government of Mauritius , as stated its Programme 2020-2024. Ecosis has been appointed for the mammoth task of greening Mauritius's public sector

Electric Vehicles (EV)

Electric Vehicles (EV)

Ecosis and EVConsult have collaborated to prepare a 10yr strategy and roadmap to prepare the market conditions for a sustainable integration of electric vehicles.

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Technology

Deepening its expertise in digital transformation and inclusive innovation, Ecosis has partnered with leading South East Europe business school, Cotrugli to develop the national strategy for the adoption of blockchain technologies for the Government of Mauritius.

Cap Tamarin

Cap Tamarin

Cap Tamarin is a neighbourhood development on 75 hectares of land located in the west of Mauritius, in the district of Black River. Located at the entrance of Tamarin village, the development will be a human-scale settlement consciously designed to secure long-term sustainability. Ecosis is responsible for various strategies for the development including social impact, water, energy and waste management.

Regenerating Port-Louis

Regenerating Port-Louis

Ecosis drafted a comprehensive report for the national project - Regenerating Port Louis. All the different aspects of making the City a prosperous, resilient, equitable, accessible, green, responsible, safe and liveable city were considered. The continued work of Ecosis on the project is the advocacy of a new governance model based on a public, private, people partnership - the Port Louis City Alliance.

Fibre optic subsea cable system

Fibre optic subsea cable system

Working for an innovative ICT company, IOX, Ecosis completed an environmental and social impact assessment for the subsea cable system, using the International Finance Corporation (IFC) standards. The first phase of system shall link South Africa, Mauritius, Rodrigues and India in 2019.

Mon Trésor Development

Mon Trésor Development

The 480ha site of Mon Trésor, currently under sugarcane cultivation, is set to become a modern, sustainable, smart city with a balanced mix of employment-generating business activity, leisure and an extensive residential offer. To demonstrate the developer's commitment towards sustainability, Ecosis has been appointed to develop the Sustainable Urban Planning and Development Objectives Charter and to provide and manage a roadmap to achieve the objectives.

Passive Solar Design Guidelines

Passive Solar Design Guidelines

Ecosis co-drafted the ‘Passive Solar Design Guidelines’ for the Government of Mauritius

Socio Economic Indicator

Socio Economic Indicator

The World Green Building Council (World GBC) and the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) have established a joint project to create a set of social and economic sustainability factors and benchmarks to be used in rating tools for the design and construction of green buildings in developing countries around the world. Ecosis' director participated on the International Advisory Panel.

Energy Efficiency Regulations &Codes

Energy Efficiency Regulations &Codes

Under the project ‘Removal of barriers to Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation in Buildings’ and the SIDS Dock programme, Ecosis co-drafted several documents for the Government of Mauritius namely: Energy Efficiency Regulations, Energy Efficiency Building Code, Development of compliance mechanism, Feasibility Study - Building Energy Labeling Scheme

Building Control Act

Building Control Act

Ecosis co-drafted for the Government of Mauritius, the Building Control Act 2012. The previous Act was almost 100 years old.

Sea Water Air Conditioning

Sea Water Air Conditioning

Ecosis was appointed to be responsible for Client research and liaison. Phase 1 consisted of identification of buildings in Port Louis (Capital of Mauritius) for the District Cooling System (DCS) route, equivalent to 60MW cold. Ecosis did the preliminary audits of the buildings, carried clients' interview using its developed methodology, and obtained the letters of interest.

Green Schools

Green Schools

Ecosis is one of the driving forces of the collaborative platform National Coalition for Green School (Mauritius). Ecosis has worked on several green school projects. The consultancy has worked on the building information modeling of the first green government school in Mauritius.

Residence Tanzi

Residence Tanzi

Residence Tanzi is a residential development developed by Ecosis in an eco-sensitive wetland area, Grand Bay. It is a green residential development which received several awards namely the Ecoliving Innovators Award, and the Green Award Mauritius. Completed in 2010, it is the first green project in Mauritius. The project consists of 20 ecohomes set in a lush garden and 2 aquatic zones regenerating water for 10 natural pools.

EIA - CEB 8MW solar farm

EIA - CEB 8MW solar farm

Ecosis duly completed the Envrionmental and Social Impact Assessment of an 8MW solar farm for the Central Electricity Board of Mauritius. The ESIA was carried out using the International Finance Corporation standards.

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Happy New Year 2022!

11 Jan 2022

Bring on 2022!

We know that there will be numerous challenges ahead. However, we hope that you are as ecstatic as us about what 2022 has in store for us.

We've just finished a year that was full of both challenges and victories. It's reassuring to know that we can rely on all of you no matter what comes our way.

In 2021, we saw the market changing with many organisations integrating sustainability at different levels.
 
Despite being busy with our Living Lab initiative, we have responded positively to support the market in this thrust.

 

Ecosis co-founds Positive - The regenerative business movement

25 Feb 2021

UNLOCKING A REGENERATIVE FUTURE

Ecosis joins the 100 pioneering changemaker businesses as founding member of the Postitive movement. It confirms Ecosis’ dedication about making positive change toward a sustainable future and empowering clients to overcome the obstacles and build on opportunities associated with sustainable growth.  

Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

25 Feb 2021

An Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is a standardised document informing about a product’s potential environmental and human health impact. The general goal is to use verified and accurate information to determine the overall effect of the product on the environment.

EPD is a document that is used in many countries to demonstrate performance of a product. It is regarded as a Type III environmental label. EPD are generated through conducting a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA); which is performed using a peer-reviewed Product Category Rule (PCR) document. This PCR is in line with EN 15804, ISO 14025 and other related international standards (Designing Buildings Ltd, 2021).

Many sustainable building certification schemes have now been developed around the world, and they almost all consider the environmental impact of construction materials, but in widely different ways. However, there are two main mechanisms by  EPD themselves, and the LCA data for construction materials reported in EPD are considered within these schemes (Eco Platform, 2021).

End of year  Newsletter

24 Dec 2020

Wow! What a year!

While we look back at this special and disruptive year,we acknowledge the many parts that were hard, but wish to celebratewith you the positive bits, our accomplished work.

 

For us, at Ecosis, we embraced the challenges and went on a self-transformation journey.

As many of you, we have worked harder this year than any other year.During the few months of lockdown, we were juggling between home schooling, baking our own bread, and mainly re-inventing ourselves to adapt. As some of my colleagues admitted, we have never worked so hard.

At least it was not for nothing, and we are grateful that we were able to complete so many things this year.......​

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