Environmental audits of sale

MediTerra has extensive experience in participating in legal compliance audits using both its own protocols and protocols provided by the client. Some of the most important audit programmes in which MediTerra has participated include: BP, GM, FMC Foret, Alcoa, PPG, Textron, Delphi, AirProducts, Kenci (Kennametal), Columbian Carbon, SPX, American Standards, Ashland Chemical, Magna International Inc, etc.

MediTerra offers an interdisciplinary team of professionals and its extensive experience in providing Environmental, Energy and Health and Safety (EHS) compliance services based on:

  • Legal advice (on-going or ad hoc).
  • Drafting and maintenance of legal requirements associated with each industrial/commercial activity.
  • Legal compliance audits or EEHS Compliance Audits (internal or corporate).
  • Audits according to internal protocols.
  • Vector audits (air, waste, soil, energy, etc.).
  • Supplier audits (specific or scheduled).
  • Implementation of protocols (audit or internal).
  • Evaluation of protocols/programmes already implemented in companies.
  • Drafting of operational control procedures based on the applicable legal regulations.
  • Support software for legal compliance (protocols, updating of legal regulations, databases, etc.).
  • Processing of licences.
  • Economic feasibility studies for environmental investments.
  • Outsourcing of EEHS services.


 The analysis of European, state and/or regional environmental and occupational health and safety legislation applicable to the industry.

 The evaluation of the different environmental vectors: soil contamination, groundwater, atmospheric emissions and waste management and storage, PCBs, asbestos, radon, among others.

 The assessment of environmental risks.

 The identification of potential hidden environmental liabilities, assessing their legal and economic implications, determining, if necessary, the corresponding guarantees or compensation.


 The review of environmental management systems.

 Changes of environmental permit holder.

 The determination of necessary investigations and corrective measures as well as the associated costs.

Furthermore, as a complement to the Environmental and PRL Audits, during a due diligence, the energy vector can be included with the aim of verifying legal compliance in this area, evaluating the energy certifications of the buildings as well as studying the energy expenditure and identifying options for improving energy efficiency.

MediTerra has carried out more than 400 EDD audits  environmental management and health and safety audits in factories and industrial facilities located throughout the Iberian Peninsula, as well as in other territorial areas such as Portugal. The sectors for which EDD audits have been carried out are very diverse: chemical metallurgy, pharmaceuticals, textiles, energy, food, manufacturing, shopping centres, offices, etc.

MediTerra's clients in this field of activity include: Consorci Urbanístic del Centre Direccional de Cerdanyola, Johnson&Johnson, Universal-Vivendi, SunChemical, Akzo Nobel, PPG, Rexam, Coates Lorilleux, Aventis, NorskHydro, GE Capital, Enbridge, Morgan Matruecos, Steelcase, Nubiola, Barclays, American Standard, AirProducts, Lar Grosvenor Group, Sanistán Ibérica, Novartis, Sara Lee, Alcoa, Exide Technologies, Gilette-Braun, Culligan, Luzenac-Explosivos Riotinto, Emerson, Guarro, ECO Refriger Ibérica, Serica-Energy Corporation, XL, Watts & Partners, ENVIRON, Carl Bro, Energy & Environment, Tauw, ENSR, ETE, ATOS, AECOM, WSP, BAE Systems, Cuatrecasas Abogados, Manubens Abogados, and other private industrial companies.