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Environment (Protection) Act, Annual ‘environmental audit report’

India Current 1986

The federal government stipulated that each relevant organization should submit an annual ‘environmental audit report’ (in a prescribed format) to the relevant State Pollution Control Board (SPCB).

Issuer name

Federal

Government ministry

Environment

More information

Reporting in the environmental statement includes parameters such as water and raw material consumption, pollution generated (along with variations from prescribed standards), quantities and characteristics of hazardous and solid wastes, impact of pollution control measures on the conservation of natural resources and the cost of production, and additional investment proposals for environmental protection.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

Applies to all companies with emission potential, Applies to all companies with polluting potential

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

NA

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

Status

Current

Country

India

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

1986

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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