Environmental employment, revenue and expenditure statistics of Business sector questionnaire consists of 11 questions.
While the annual operation time of the enterprise is questioned in the first question of the questionnaire, the number for the average number of persons working in the enterprise in February, May, August and November is asked at the 2nd question and the average daily working time per person in the enterprise is asked at the 3rd question.
In section 2 of the questionnaire, environmental activity and employment data are collected. The environmental activities in which the enterprise is active in the year concerned are set out in question 4. The possible environmental activities of the enterprise is listed below:

1- Protection of ambient air and climate
2- Wastewater management
3- Waste management
4- Protection and remediation of soil, groundwater and surface water
5- Noise and vibration abatement
6- Protection of biodiversity and landscapes
7- Protection against radiation
8- Research and development
9- Other environmental protection activities

In the 5th question, the number of employees working in environmental activities, daily and annual average working time are stated.

  • While environmental employment is stated; in order to prevent duplication, employee involved in more than one environmental activity should be listed on the line for the environmental activity on which the employee has been working for the longest period of the year.
  • The members of the company in which the enterprise has consultancy services should not be specified.
  • The members of the subcontracting company operating on behalf of the enterprise shall not be specified.

In this context, the listed variables is collected regarding the employee working in environmental activities

  • Total number of employee
  • Number of woman
  • Daily average working time of woman (hour/day)
  • Annual average working time of woman (hour/day)
  • Number of man
  • Daily average working time of man (hour/day)
  • Annual average working time of man (hour/day)

The total annual personnel payments made to these personnel are questioned in the following detail;

  • Gross payments
  • Employer social security payments
  • Payment in lieu of notice
  • Severance pay
  • Total payment

In the third part of the questionnaire the environmental expenditures of enterprises are compiled. In this context, the seventh question is asked about the current, investment and total expenditures in CEPA detail and how many plants there are in the establishment in the following subjects.

  • Flue gas purification system
  • Domestic / industrial wastewater treatment plant
  • Recovering plants of materials like metal from wastewater / treatment sludge
  • Waste recovery and disposal plant
  • Noise and vibration preventive construction / equipment

In addition, current expenditures is questioned in detail of service procurement expenditures and equipment expenditures, consumables purchases, energy use, etc.

In the next question, where environmental spending is questioned, in question 8, the amount of environmental sanitation tax that the enterprise pays in the related year is being asked. If the enterprise does not pay the environmental sanitation tax, the reason for not paying is asked.

Finally, in the fourth part of the questionnaire, data on the environmental revenue of the enterprise is compiled. This section consists of 3 questions listed below

  • In Question 9, the revenue of the enterprise from the sale of waste and / or scrap in the related year
  • In Question 10, the revenue generated by the enterprise from the by-products that are exposed to environmental activities
  • In Question 11, the revenue generated by the enterprise's environmental services

The by-products of the initiative are given below:

  • Plaster generated from the environmental activity like climatic desulfurization etc.
  • Energy generated from waste incineration or biogas (CH4)
  • Recovery materials like metal from wastewater or treatment sludge
  • Other by-products

whereas the environmental services are listed as below

  • The revenue earned from treatment of wastewater of other enterprises, settlements, etc.
  • The revenue earned from the collection, transportation and disposal of waste of other enterprises, settlements, etc.
  • Raw material / product sales revenue generated from waste materials (recovery) (For example; basin produced from waste plastics, nylon bag production, conversion of scrap metals into raw materials)
  • Other environmental services
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