Environmental Audit For Internal and External Auditors

Start: May 27, 2024
End: Jun 7, 2024
Venue: ESAMI Headquarters - Arusha - Tanzania
Duration: 2 weeks
Statement of Need

The urgency of addressing global warming and climate change impacts demands a comprehensive response through environmental auditing. Economic growth and business activities have led to significant environmental degradation, threatening biodiversity, depleting natural resources, and compromising human health. Environmental auditing is crucial for identifying and addressing these impacts, whether for regulatory compliance or broader environmental management plans.

This programme fills the need for academic expertise in environmental auditing to mitigate climate change effects. Participants will gain a deep understanding of auditing principles and methodologies. By applying academic knowledge and best practices, they will learn to assess environmental impacts, develop corrective actions, and ensure compliance.

The statement of need highlights the critical role of environmental auditing in addressing environmental impacts and supporting climate change mitigation efforts. Through this programme, participants will acquire the skills to contribute to sustainable environmental management in the face of climate change challenges.

Who Attends

Officials responsible for carrying out environmental audits, internal and external financial, technical and systems audits, and officials implementing environmental management plans, systems, policies, and programmes within organizations and projects in the public, private, and NGO sectors. Environmental officers and inspectors are also eligible to attend the course.

How participants will benefit

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze environmental impacts to determine those that are potentially significant and require mitigation;
  • Conduct an audit of an environmental report;
  • Conduct an environmental audit of an environmental management plan;
  • Conduct environmental risk (financial and non-financial) analysis
  • Plan an environmental audit;
  • Conduct an environmental audit;
  • Prepare environmental audit reports;
  • Conduct an EMS audit based on the ISO 19011 standard.