M. Yastrubskyy, N. Danylevych, K. Sydorchuk
Abstract . This article examined methodological, theoretical and scientific principles of environmental insurance system. Nowadays, are growing a number of man-caused environmental accidents and disasters, objects and types of activities that are sources of danger for the environment, for people life and health, increases negative impacts of economic activities on the state of the ecosystem, exacerbated the problem of storing and disposal of hazardous waste. To solve these problems, we need effective economic tool in environmental protection, which provides emergency prevention of environmental pollution. This tool is environmental insurance.
Key words: insurance, environmental insurance, environmental risks insurance, signs of environmental insurance, environmental auditing, environmental and economic losses, environmental funds.