Economy, finances, management: Topical issues of science and practical activity


Issue №: 6 (34)

Published: 2018.06.26

The magazine deals with the problems of the agricultural sector of the economy in the context of integration and processes of globalization. Attention is paid to the issues of development of digital economy, rural territories, technologies of enterprise management and organization of accounting, problems of legal support of economic processes, market tendencies of development of various branches of economy. Particular attention is paid to green tourism as a promising segment of the national economy.

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VASILETS Maria – Graduate Student of the Faculty of Accounting and Audit, specialty “Accounting and taxation”, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University (21008, Vinnytsia, 5, Sonyachna Str., room 543a, e-mail: vasilets.masha@ukr.net).


The essence and views of domestic and foreign scientists regarding the necessity of carrying out environmental audit are considered. The author's vision about the essence of the concept of “ecological audit” is formed. The author describes the chronological frameworks of development of environmental audit, which arised in Ukraine relatively recently. The critical state of the ecological situation in our state and is substantiated and the level of emission of harmful substances into the environment in Vinnytsia region in 2017 is monitored. The chronology of development of environmental audit is formed and methodology of conducting an eco-audit is described. According to the results of the conducted studies, “Eco-tests” have been developed, which will allow to increase the level of provision of audit services and to reduce the inherent risk. The sequence of actions of the auditor in the implementation of eco-tests in the audit process is considered. The objects (enterprises, institutions and organizations, their branches and representations or associations, separate factories, other economic objects, ecological management systems, other objects stipulated by law) and subjects (customers, executors of ecological audit) of the environmental audit are defined, and the stages of its conduction are determined. The author carried out the assessment of normative and legal regulation of environmental audit in Ukraine. The emphasis is placed on the cases of mandatory obligatory auditing of the environmental segment.

Keywords: ecological audit, Eco-tests, ecology, subject of environmental audit, object of environmental audit, pollution, environmental auditor, audit procedures.

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Topics of the journal:

051 Economics

071 Accounting and taxation

072 Finance, banking and insurance

073 Management

075 Marketing

076 Business, trade and exchange activities

241 Hotel, restaurant and catering 

281 Public administration


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ISSN (print): 2411-4413
DOI: 10.37128

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The purpose of the journal "Economics, finances, management: Topical issues of science and practical activity» is the coverage of leading scientific ideas in the economic, financial and management activities of the sectors of the national economy and the involvement of representatives of the domestic and foreign scientific professional community.


Objectives of the journal:

  • publication of research findings on innovation in the economy, financial and management spheres, innovation of production processes;
  • expanding partnerships with international scientific publishing organizations;
  • enhancing the culture of reviewing and annotating published material;
  • adherence to editorial ethics.


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History of journal:

It was founded in 1997 under the name "Bulletin of the Vinnytsia State Agricultural Institute". In 2010-2014 he was published under the title “Collection of scientific works of Vinnitsa National Agrarian University”.

From 2015 ”Economy, finances, management: Topical issues of science and practical activity” (Certificate of State Registration of Mass Media No. 21154-10954 of PR as of December 31, 2014)

The journal is the successor to the edition ”Collection of Scientific Papers of Vinnytsia National Agrarian University. Series: Economic Sciences. "