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Environmental Licensing

Every enterprise needs environmental licenses. These licenses serve as evidence that your activity complies with environmental protection laws. To obtain them, you need to go through a phased process to ensure, in general: Preliminary License, Installation License, and Operation License. At each of these stages, environmental studies signed by qualified professionals are required. This is where NE Sustentável comes in. We have state-of-the-art equipment and experienced professionals to create the best environmental studies and ensure the success of your licensing process.

Forest image in the state of Piauí. It presents a link to the site of Nordeste Sustentável which carries out Environmental Licensing in the state of Piauí.

Environmental Licensing for Mining, Mineral Extraction,
and Mineral Processing

NE Sustentável focuses on providing environmental licensing services for mining, with particular expertise in conducting fauna and flora inventories. These studies are essential for obtaining licenses as they provide crucial information about the biodiversity, ecosystems, and species present in the area. Additionally, this information is vital for developing environmental management plans aimed at minimizing the impacts of mining activities.

The fauna and flora inventories carried out by NE Sustentável allow for a comprehensive assessment of the potential impacts that mining may have on the region's biodiversity. Based on this assessment, preventive and mitigating measures can be defined to reduce these impacts. In this way, the company contributes to environmental preservation and sustainability of mining activities in the cerrados region of Piauí.

Lastly, it is important to emphasize the significance of environmental licensing for the mining sector. This process is legally mandatory and aims to ensure that mining activities are conducted sustainably, while respecting the environment and local communities. Additionally, environmental licensing provides investors with assurance that the activity is being carried out legally and responsibly, which can benefit the company's reputation in the market.

Environmental licensing for Large Rural farms and Enterprises


NE Sustentável is a company that operates in the field of environmental licensing for large agricultural and livestock enterprises, with a focus on the Cerrado region in MATOPIBA. The company develops projects and conducts fauna and flora inventories for environmental studies that guide the licensing process. Having a qualified team to develop licensing projects in the agricultural sector is crucial, as the proper preparation of these projects can reduce the environmental impact of the activity and facilitate obtaining the necessary authorizations for vegetation clearance.

The SINAFLOR system and the flora inventory are important tools for obtaining vegetation clearance authorizations. These instruments ensure that the activity will be carried out sustainably and with minimal interference in the environment. Moreover, the adoption of technologies such as no-tillage and Agroforestry Integration (ILPF) has proven to be a viable and sustainable option for the agricultural sector. These technologies allow for more efficient land use, increasing productivity while reducing the environmental impact of the activity. As a result, it is possible to balance agricultural production with environmental preservation, making the project economically viable and environmentally sustainable.

Environmental licensing for Extensive Agriculture and
Forest By-Products Production

NE Sustentável operates in the field of environmental licensing for extensive agriculture and the production of forest by-products, such as charcoal and firewood, in the Cerrado region of Piauí. The company develops projects and conducts fauna and flora inventories for environmental studies that guide the licensing process. One of the requirements for obtaining these licenses is the development of forest management plans, which are essential to ensure the sustainable use of forest resources and the conservation of local biodiversity.

Apart from being a legal requirement, the adoption of forest management can be beneficial to the producer, as it allows for sustainable exploitation of the forest and the production of high-quality and value-added forest by-products. Additionally, having a well-prepared forest management plan can facilitate the obtaining of environmental licenses, as it demonstrates the producer's commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. Through its projects and inventories, NE Sustentável aims to contribute to the reconciliation of agricultural and forest production with environmental conservation, ensuring the long-term sustainability of these activities.

Environmental licensing for Sugarcane and Ethanol Farms

NE Sustentável plays a crucial role in the field of environmental licensing for sugarcane cultivation in the Northeastern Cerrado region. The company conducts environmental studies, projects, and fauna and flora inventories, aiming to obtain the necessary environmental licenses for sugarcane farms' operation. This involvement is of utmost importance to ensure that agricultural activities are conducted sustainably, minimizing negative impacts on the environment.

Environmental sustainability is a critical issue for the sugar and ethanol sector. Sugarcane cultivation can have significant impacts, such as vegetation clearance, intensive water resource use, and waste generation. In this context, environmental licensing becomes a strategic process for sugarcane farms, as it ensures the adoption of sustainable practices and compliance with environmental regulations. NE Sustentável's role in developing licensing projects and implementing sustainable measures contributes to obtaining the necessary authorizations, guaranteeing the legal and sustainable operation of sugarcane farms.

Environmental licensing for Construction and Urban Infrastructure

NE Sustentável is a specialized company in environmental licensing for urban infrastructure projects in the Cerrado region. With a qualified team and expertise in the field, the company conducts environmental studies, projects, and executes fauna and flora inventories to obtain environmental licenses.

It is essential for the urban infrastructure sector to adopt sustainable practices, aiming for environmental preservation and sustainable development of cities. Additionally, a well-prepared licensing process can prevent accidents, damages, and fines in the construction industry, ensuring the safety of workers and residents in the impacted areas. NE Sustentável works towards this goal, guaranteeing the environmental sustainability of urban infrastructure projects and contributing to a safer and more responsible future.

Environmental licensing for Stalled Licensing Processes

The image shows how the environmental consulting firm Nordeste Sustentável corrected the georeferencing of a gas station, releasing an embargoed work in the state of Piauí, Brazil.

NE Sustentável offers one of its main services as the review and auditing of stalled environmental licensing processes. Many companies face difficulties in obtaining these licenses and often have processes at a standstill due to inadequate documentation or failure to meet environmental requirements. In this regard, the company efficiently works towards finding solutions to regularize the processes, benefiting both the company and the environment.

It is essential for companies operating in areas that require environmental licensing to hire qualified teams for the preparation of environmental studies. These teams are responsible for gathering information and data to develop technical studies that will be presented to environmental agencies. A well-prepared study increases the chances of success in obtaining licenses and contributes to the continuity and operational success of projects. Hiring a specialized company in this area can bring many benefits, such as reducing timelines and costs in the licensing process, as well as mitigating the environmental impacts caused by the companies' activities.

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