Members who provide services in this area often offer forms of compliance counseling, in which the consultant ensures that the client maintains an appropriate measure of compliance towards the environmental regulations.
These consultants represent those who enter this field from the industry side, and those who enter from the environmental science side.
Environmental consultants work in a wide variety of fields. They provide risk assessments in various industries, making it possible to monitor pollutants and ensure relevant legal compliance. They consult regarding the designing, audit, certification and training against the requirements of the environmental family of ISO 14000 standards and the one related ISO 50000, which specifically addresses energy management issues.