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Glossary

Ecosystem

A dynamic system of plants, animals, and micro-organisms and their non-living environment, which form a functional unit through their interaction.

Effluents

Fluid waste (liquid or gaseous) from an economic processing or production structure (plant, waste treatment station, etc. ), which is a potential source of pollution harmful to the environment.

Environmental audits

An assessment - done at one or more sites of the same company - of the status of any environmental problems encountered ther: handling of waste, water, energy, environmental management, etc.

Environmental impact

Any change to the environment, whether adverse or beneficial, wholly or partially resulting from an organization's activities, products or services. In LVMH group the principal environmental impact are as follows:

principal Impact environnemental

Environmental management

A set of activities that defines environmental policy, objectives and responsibilities, and then implements them through methods such as planning environmental targets, measuring results, and controlling environmental effects.