Northeast’s leader in social & environmental consulting

northeastIntroducing CRN-Bio: a leading Brazilian social-environmental consultancy with an unrivaled reputation for providing expert, tailored services in the Northeastern region of Brazil.

Gathering more than 50 consultants (among them biologists, geographers, oceanographers geologists, archaeologists, paleontologists, geophysicists, sociologists, social scientists and social assistants, and other experts), the firm has presence and office support in the states of Northeastern Brazil: Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Piauí, Paraíba, Bahia and Pernambuco – and commercial offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

For years specializing in this very particular region of Brazil, CRN-Bio is one of a very small number of truly Brazilian specialist firms providing specific advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site-specific issues, to a diverse and growing base of business, regulatory and governmental clients.

CRN-Bio has a focus on regulated sectors, i.e. wind/solar and other renewable energy, oil and gas, mining and minerals, waste management, planning and development, infrastructure and industrial sectors. We deliver expert sustainability advice and project management support across these sectors.

The company is part of the Expetro/CRN group, since 1991 headquartered in Rio de Janeiro and, since 1998, also in Natal, Brazil. A selection of the group’s global clients includes: Enel Green Power, Wobben Enercon, EdP, Martifer Santander, Chevron (Texaco), Anadarko, Enterprise Oil (Shell), JNOC, Elf (Total), Encana (Pancanadian), BG, Marathon, Repsol, Phillips, Rhodia, Solvay, Veeder Root, Amerada Hess, Suncor, Merrill Lynch, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Marubeni. Among the main local companies that also make part of the client list are: Ipiranga, CPFL, Atlantic, Banco Itaú, Serveng, RioEnergy, Polimix, PEC Energia, Renova etc. Governmental entities or state companies include: Petrobras, PDVSA, Ecopetrol, Potigás, KNOC, the National Petroleum Agency (Brasil), the Alberta State (Canada), the Canadian Consulate in São Paulo and the British Consulate of Rio, and various city administrations in the Northeastern region and Rio state.

If you need local support in environmental licensing and studies, archaeological and social issues regarding your project in the Northeast of Brazil, allow us the opportunity to send you our work proposal and budget.