Acorn International Forms Integrated Team for Mexico’s Deep Water Blocks (dup)

Acorn International has seen a booming increase in demand for its services from the global renewables industry over the past 6-12 months. Our President, Dean Slocum, attributes this growth to 3 intersecting trends:

  • Exploding growth in development of renewable energy production assets worldwide, especially wind and solar,
  • Increasing recognition by industry and investors of the importance of world-class social and environmental performance in making developments bankable and feasible, and
  • Continuing success and recognition of the solutions that Acorn International has been providing for players in the renewable market worldwide

Recent assignments have included:

  • Solar
    • Environmental and Social Due Diligence for solar farm developments in Mexico and Honduras
    • Indigenous and human rights, land use and labor rights remediation in Mexico
    • Resettlement/livelihood restoration, tribal consultation and community affairs team development in Nigeria
  • Wind
    • Stakeholder engagement plan, Native American group and fishermen liaison support and social investment program implementation for a large offshore wind development in the US
    • ESIA, avifauna assessment, land access and indigenous group consultation in Mexico
  • Geothermal
    • Stakeholder engagement program and grievance mechanism development to meet lender requirements for a geothermal development in Honduras
  • Biofuels
    • Social and environmental management program monitoring of a biofuel operation development in Argentina for lenders
    • ESIA, product low-emission certification, and community health & safety program development for a cane to ethanol development in Latin America to meet lender requirements

Meanwhile, we are increasing our participation in industry-wide learning and outreach.  For example:

See our Renewables Brochure here for more information, and let us know how we can help make your investment in renewable energy solutions a success.  We look forward to working with you.

Acorn International

1702 Taylor St, Suite 200B
Houston, TX 77007, USA

1213 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA 02740, USA


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