Clean Industry Certificate (CIL), 1997

South America Current 1997

Clean Industry certification is for companies that demonstrate satisfactory accomplishment of legal requirements regarding environmental protection. The certification process involves the systematic and thorough review of company procedures and practices in order to assess the degree of compliance with regulated and non-regulated aspects of environmental management. Companies are expected to identify and disclosue potential risk situations, and to report preventive and corrective actions taken.



Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations except those in the public sector - particularly companies generating a high concentration of toxic waste

Issuer type


Type of instrument


Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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