Environmental audits, IEAPER/03

Author(s): Tim Jones

Ref: IEAPER/03
ISBN: 92-9029-206-7
Published Date: 01/08/1992
No. of Tables: 3
No. of Figures: 1
No. of Pages: 22

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Provides a concise account of environmental auditing - a generic process which may be applied in virtually every industry, including those associated with coal production and use. The report describes: the various types of environmental auditing; the origins of environmental auditing in the USA to the involvement of the International Chamber of Commerce and the United Nations: developments in the European Community; the British Standard on environmental management systems - the worlds first; the experience of some larger multi-national organisations which have carried out environmental audits. In conclusion, the position regarding environmental auditing in specific countries is described and expected developments are discussed.

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