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environmental auditing

Definition:
An assessment of the nature and extent of any harm or detriment, or any possible harm or detriment, that may be inflicted on any aspect of the environment by any activity process, development programme, or any product, chemical, or waste substance. Audits may be designed to: verify or otherwise comply with environmental requirements; evaluate the effectiveness of existing environmental management systems; assess risks generally; or assist in planning for future improvements in environment protection and pollution control (Source: GILP96)
broader terms
environmental assessment
narrower terms
environmental performance
  environmental statement (eco-audit)
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Themes:
economics
environmental policy
Arabic: المراجعة البيئية
Basque: ingurugiro-ikuskaritza
Bulgarian: Одит на околната среда
Catalan: auditoria ambiental
Chinese: 环境稽核
Croatian: ekološka revizija
Czech: audit environmentální
Danish: miljørevision
Dutch: milieudoorlichting
English (US): environmental auditing
Estonian: keskkonnaaudit
Finnish: ympäristövaikutusten tarkastus
French: audit d'environnement
German: Umweltaudit
Greek: περιβαλλοντική ελεγκτική
Hungarian: környezeti auditálás
Irish: iniúchadh comhshaoil
Italian: verifica ambientale
Latvian: apkārtējās vides revīzija; vides audits
Lithuanian: aplinkos apsaugos auditas
Maltese: verifika ambjentali
Norwegian: miljørevisjon
Polish: przegląd środowiskowy
Portuguese: auditorias ambientais
Romanian: audit de mediu
Russian: проведение экологической ревизии
Slovak: environmentálny audit
Slovenian: okoljski pregled
Spanish: auditoría ambiental
Swedish: miljörevision
Turkish: çevre denetimi
Ukrainian: проведення екологічної ревізії
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2776>