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Environmental Auditing The Fourth E

Environmental Auditing The Fourth E Environmental protection and sustainable development are problemsfacing both developed and developing countries. Decisions are difficultand have farreaching consequences. There are problems with finiteresources, competing and conflicting demands, and hard choices. Thecontribution of environmental or green audits in tacklingthese issues and the interrelationship with questions of economy,efficiency and effectiveness are addressed. The need to strengtheninformation and analysis as a basis for decision taking, and to build upan agreed and verified database on environmental issues is identified.The contribution of accountants and auditors in environmental issues, inpartnership with other skills, is reviewed and the key requirements forassessing environmental performance and results, and securing effectivepublic accountability and reporting, are discussed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Managerial Auditing Journal Emerald Publishing

Environmental Auditing The Fourth E

Managerial Auditing Journal , Volume 6 (5) – May 1, 1991

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-6902
DOI
10.1108/02686909110143767
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Abstract

Environmental protection and sustainable development are problemsfacing both developed and developing countries. Decisions are difficultand have farreaching consequences. There are problems with finiteresources, competing and conflicting demands, and hard choices. Thecontribution of environmental or green audits in tacklingthese issues and the interrelationship with questions of economy,efficiency and effectiveness are addressed. The need to strengtheninformation and analysis as a basis for decision taking, and to build upan agreed and verified database on environmental issues is identified.The contribution of accountants and auditors in environmental issues, inpartnership with other skills, is reviewed and the key requirements forassessing environmental performance and results, and securing effectivepublic accountability and reporting, are discussed.

Journal

Managerial Auditing JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1991

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