A nematicide used widely on tomato crops across Europe is currently only available to growers under emergency license. Southern Italian farmers have relied on the soil fumigant – 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D) – for more than 50 years to manage plant parasitic nematodes (microscopic worms) in tomato cultivation.
Since 2009 Ramboll has worked as the Lenders’ Independent Environmental and Social Consultant (IESC) on the multi-billion dollar Sakhalin II oil and gas development. Our work has been to assess project compliance against the applicable lender standards during both the pre- and post-financial close phases. Our current work scope focusses on the monitoring of operational phases.