What is enterprise feedback?
Enterprise feedback refers to the process by which enterprises may disclose information regarding the reasons for their violations and any corrective actions they have taken in response.
Who provides enterprise feedback?
Enterprises who have violation records or who have exceeded emission standards according to their
online monitoring data.
Why should enterprises provide feedback?
According to Article 13 of the Measures for the Disclosure of Environmental Information by Enterprises and Public Institutions, the state encourages enterprises and institutions to voluntarily disclose relevant information that is conducive to protecting the environment, preventing pollution, and fulfilling social environmental responsibilities.
feedback not only demonstrates to clients and investors that the enterprise recognizes
the consequences of the violation and aims to proactively respond, but also helps
environmental organizations, researchers, and government departments gain a
deeper understanding the reasons for illegal behaviour, aiding the development
of more effective policy that supports enterprises and companies as well as the
For details, please see: Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Corporate Environmental Information Disclosure (Chinese)
For enterprises that have already submitted rectification statements and paid penalties to the issuing department, why is it still important to give feedback on the Blue Map Database?
The Blue Map Database is an open data platform that helps environmental organizations, the public, traders and brands, media, financial institutions, insurance companies, research
institutions and other parties better understand the reasons for enterprise violations, and to be aware of companies’ subsequent corrective actions and current compliance status.
By providing feedback on
this platform, enterprises signal to
the parties listed above that they are aware of a violation record and have taken steps to respond and maintain environmental responsibility and accountability.
How do I submit enterprise feedback to the Blue Map Database?
For detailed instructions, please see: Guide to Addressing and Removing Environmental Supervision Records, Section 1. Information Disclosure
Documents to submit for enterprise feedback include but are not limited to the following, which must be stamped with the official company seal and sent to the IPE coordinator for an affiliated brand or to email@example.com in PDF format:
- Reason for the violation: The administrative penalty decisions issued by the environmental protection department, and an explanatory statement clarifying the enterprise’s reasons for the violation record;
- Adoption of corrective actions: Explanatory documents issued by the enterprise about its corrective measures; verification documents issued by environmental protection departments about the completion of corrective actions;
- Status of pollution control facilities and emergency plans: Online monitoring data (if applicable), environmental protection departments’ monitoring reports, and third-party monitoring reports.
Do enterprises need to pay for providing enterprise feedback?
No payment is required for providing enterprise feedback.
Where does the feedback information appear on the website? Who can see it?
Feedback will be displayed under “Enterprise Feedback” on the Enterprise Performance page, and everyone who visits the website may access it.