SEARCH works with international lenders and project proponents throughout the project cycle to identify, assess, and manage projects risks related to cultural heritage. Our staff have extensive experience applying the environmental and social risk management approaches of international lenders, such as the International Finance Corporation and Equator Banks, to cultural heritage due diligence and impact assessments. We work with local partners to align projects with relevant host country legal requirements and develop culturally sensitive solutions. We also provide fit-for-purpose cultural heritage management plans and chances finds procedures to efficiently manage material and reputational risks associated with cultural heritage impacts. During construction we deploy innovative approaches to digital data collection, analysis, and communication that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of client's cultural heritage management programs.
Clients include international architectural/engineering (A/E) firms, developers, and lenders.