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Environmental Audit | Consultivo environmental auditing process helps you to identify the environmental compliance and EMS related risks in your unit/operations that may lead to a loss. As an independent environmental audit company, we identify the areas of strength & weakness to provides a structured approach to continual improvement.

We have completed over 1,000 EHS audits and provided EHS compliance assistance around the world. Our projects range from compliance audits to international due diligence, comprehensive EHS auditing to large scale reviews and environmental assessment.

The purpose of an Environmental Audit program is to provide an objective assessment of the adequacy of the management of Environmental risk at a site level.

Our quantified assessments are used by global organisations to benchmark their Environmental management system against international best practices and country legal requirements.

What will you get – the audit outcome

During the audit, you get substantial non-tangible benefits like

  • Higher engagement of site-level environment management professionals in spreading the technical knowledge across the organisation
  • Improved Environmental awareness level of the line function people

Upon completion of the audit process, a detailed report is prepared by the Consultivo auditors. The report content generally includes:

  • Executive summary including graphical performance indicators & noteworthy efforts
  • Compliance status with Environmental standards, statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Overall summary of site Environmental performance including strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Comprehensive and segmental quantified rating/scoring (applicable for protocol assessment)
  • Findings & recommendations for closing the gaps and improvement
  • Action plans
  • Photo gallery

Being a practicing environmental audit company, Consultivo delivers reports and insights that are acceptable to the national and international stakeholders.

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Standards for Environmental Audits

Our audits are are based on several requirements, standards and guidelines like

  • International standards like ISO 14001, ISO 14011, World Bank EHS Guidelines

  • Country-specific legal requirements like EP Act, Rules in India

  • Corporate policies and procedures

  • Industry good practices

  • Consultivo proprietary protocol

What do we offer?

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We offer a comprehensive Environmental Audit service covering

  • EMS Audit – Environmental Management Systems including policies, objectives, management programs, environmental organisation structure, responsibility & authorities
  • Extensive review of production, materials, processes, by-products, wastes and the associated management systems
  • Risk management process – Aspect-Impact Analysis
  • Compliance checks and reviews including Consent to operate, licences, permits, authorisations, periodic submissions to statutory bodies, legal compliance management and extent of compliance
  • Investigation of on-site and off-site waste disposal practices
  • Measurement & monitoring of Environmental parameters and performances
  • On-site inspection and employee interviews, Environmental competence
  • Preparation of a comprehensive report by experienced environmental auditors and management-friendly finding checklists

As a practicing environmental auditing company in India, we deliver reports with valid data and insights.

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As a leading environmental auditing company in India, we offer Environmental Legal Compliance audits. They cover assessment & review of the statutory, regulatory, obligatory requirements applicable to the organisation. This includes:

  • System of Environmental Legal compliance management, legal register, submission of statutory returns/reports
  • Laws relating to Water pollution
  • Law relating to Air pollution
  • Other Legislations on Hazardous Chemicals, Hazardous, Biomedical, Plastic  and e-Waste, Batteries Management and Handling, Industrial disaster
  • Chemical Accidents (Emergency planning, preparedness & response) Rules
  • Public Liability Insurance Act & Rules
  • Review of preparedness on proposed/upcoming Legislation
  • EMS Audit covering legal compliance management process
  • Any other applicable statutory, regulatory and obligatory requirements

Refer: The Environment (Protection) Act and Rules for Environmental Audit in India.

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EHS Audits

EHS Audits evaluate the extent of environmental as well as Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) compliance against statutory requirements. They also check management system implementation gaps against national international standards, industry good practices.

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Safety Audits

Our Safety audits identify the areas of strength & weakness and provide a structured approach to continual improvement.

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EHS Due Diligence and Environmental Due Diligence

We conduct evaluation on behalf of investors, organisations, and project proponents as part of their due diligence around investments, mergers and acquisitions. EDD or EHSDD identifies the potential & existing EHS risks or hazards associated with the activities or project.

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Custom Made Services

Do you have a need for something else in your organisation that does not fit into the scope of a regular Environment Audit?

We are happy to work with you to develop a custom- made environmental auditing and related services that meet your stated needs. You can rely on our expertise to advise and guide you in your journey towards an effective risk management.

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The uniqueness of consultivo solutions

Consultivo provides Environmental management system support and audit services for all levels of government, institutional, commercial, industrial and mining clients. Our solutions are:

  • Creative and innovative solutions that are often required to resolve complex problems
  • Unique, end-to-end and customised to your existing system & need
  • In line with statutory requirements, national and international standards, guidelines and industry best practices
  • Delivered by industry experienced practical and competent consulting team
  • Delivered with Consistency in high standards achieved through a robust QA process including auditor training, calibration and performance monitoring

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Environmental Audit Checklist

Developing a checklist of things to look for during an Environmental auditing helps auditors through the entire process and reminds them of all topics or points in the scope of the audit.

But, we need to remember that checklists are by no means all-inclusive. Environmental auditors should use their own judgement, sampling method and peripheral knowledge to verify the Environmental compliance.

Benefits of Environmental Audit

There are several benefits to an Environmental audit if it is properly conducted and acted upon. An audit

  • Checks whether the significant environmental aspects are identified in a systematic way and adequate control measures are taken
  • Status of compliance in terms of legal, statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Improve opportunities in the workplace safety to reduce facility and personal liabilities
  • serve as a learning tool
  • increase awareness and understanding of environmental protection
  • be an opportunity to demonstrate the facility’s commitment to compliance
  • potentially identify ways to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the compliance program

Voluntary Environmental auditing evidences may be viewed favourably by regulatory agencies. An audit completed thoroughly by competent environmental auditors with proper follow-up signifies that the facility is making an honest attempt to comply with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

As an Environmental Audit Company in India, Consultivo delivers professional audit services that is well acceptable to the global stakeholder community.

Environmental Audits are useful for companies within any sector and type.

Companies realise maximum benefits who

  • require a status assessment of their current Environmental performances against compliance and industry good practices
  • require a structured route for moving towards achieving best practice status

It is applicable for organisations of any size, irrespective of whatever stage of the Environmental management journey they are on.

Organisations who have started their journey of implementing an Environmental management system can use these audits as a road map for both short and future plans for Environmental performance improvement.

For organisations with a long standing commitment and higher performance, the audit provides a strong third party validation of current policies, processes and practices.

Environmental Audit in India is generally based on the compliance of EP Act & Rules, EMS and Industry Good Practices.

As a professional ems audit and environmental audit company, we offer reports with recommendations from our experienced environmental auditors that are aligned with best practices. Environmental or EMS Audits allow you to improve in a continual manner.

Consultivo is one of the leading ESG and Sustainability Consultants in India with global experience and expertise in the areas of Carbon Accounting, Water Auditing, Water Footprinting, GRI based Sustainability Reporting, ESG Gap Assessment and ESG Reporting, SEBI BRSR Reporting and many more.

As a leading environmental audit company in India, Consultivo offers different other forms of transaction support due diligence solutions:

We work with 100+ Global Sustainability Standards

on Water Management, Environmental Protection, Safety, Social Accountability and Business Ethics. Our extensive and decade long Advisory experience helped us to gather more experiences on National/International Codes, Standards and legal requirements.

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