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Stakeholder Audits: An Alternative Approach to Environmental Auditing
Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
Review of European Community & International Environmental Law
Volume 4, Issue 2, pages 123–132, June 1995
How to Cite
Lewis, S. (1995), Stakeholder Audits: An Alternative Approach to Environmental Auditing. Review of European Community & International Environmental Law, 4: 123–132. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9388.1995.tb00210.x
- Issue published online: 26 AUG 2006
- Article first published online: 26 AUG 2006
NGOs in the United States (US) are pioneering an innovative approach to the question of environmental auditing in industry. Instead of relying upon industries to evaluate themselves, citizens groups and trade unions are requesting detailed disclosures from companies as well as the right to conduct their own on-site audits of industrial environmental and safety performance. This article will review this alternative approach to environmental auditing and makes several recommendations for implementing effective policies for stakeholder participation in health, safety and environment matters.