International environmental consulting company Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment (ELLE) was founded in 1998 by a group of environmental professionals from the three Baltic countries. Since then both dimension and geographical scope of the Company services have grown significantly. By now ELLE brand unites a group of three enterprises in the three Baltic countries that employ about 30 full time staff.
UAB Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment is an environmental consulting company in Lithuania, which joined the ELLE group in 2005. Its office is located in Vilnius. UAB ELLE currently provides assistance in implementing long term ELLE group projects for national and local authorities, private clients in Lithuania and abroad. The main fields of services cover environmental policy, legal and regulatory requirements, environmental impact assessment, public information, and monitoring of the projects within the EU LIFE programme. ELLE specialists have long term experience in implementing environmental infrastructure, water, waste and air quality management, institutional capacity assessment and strengthening projects as well as project management.
SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment was founded in 1998. The company is headquartered in Riga. ELLE has regular partners in the other European Union countries, as well as a broad cooperation network in the Commonwealth of Independent States. For large scale projects ELLE regularly involves tens of project consultants and subcontractors. ELLE staff and project consultants have versatile educational backgrounds and a significant long term experience in academic world and business environment, both, in Eastern and Western Europe. A great number of different scale projects have been successfully accomplished, and lots are currently being carried out not only in Latvia, but also in Lithuania, Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Albania, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, and in a number of other countries.
The Estonian counterpart – consulting company Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment OÜ – was founded in 2000, Tallinn. The main services provided by ELLE OÜ are related to development of environmental impact assessments (EIA) and strategic environmental assessments (SEA); environmental audit, monitoring of the projects within the EU LIFE programme; preparation of applications for integrated pollution permits.