Process details (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 21, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Compliance and internal controls > Common > Environmental sustainability > Environmental processes > Environmental processes.

Use this form to view or create processes for tracking environmental acquisitions, conversions, and pollution points. You can also use this form to view the sources of raw materials or substances.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




View or modify details of the selected process.


Add, remove, or preview an image that is used in the Process map form for the selected process.


View or modify how the selected process is related to other entities in the system, such as vendors, customers, and organizational divisions.



Process references

View the incoming or outgoing process reference that is associated with the selected process. The corresponding view in the Process references form opens.


Open the Meters form, where you can define, activate, or deactivate a meter that is associated with the selected process.

Environmental conversion

Open the Environmental conversion form, where you can view or add a substance conversion that is associated with the selected process.

Substance flow details

View an incoming or outgoing substance flow for the selected process. The corresponding view in the Substance flow details form opens.



Process ID

Enter the identifier of the process.


Enter a brief description of the process.


Select whether the process is associated with the technosphere or the ecosphere:

  • Technosphere – Materials that come from the technosphere are bought or sold, rather than acquired from the environment. For example, fuel or packaging materials.

  • Ecosphere The general environment, which is usually specified as being the air, water, or ground.


Select the scope of the process as it relates to your organization. The scope defines the level of control that your organization has over the output of the process.

  • None – Your organization has no control over the process and does not provide any supplies to the process.

  • Primary – Your organization has direct control over the process. Examples include manufacturing that is performed by your organization.

  • Secondary – The process supplies materials or substances directly to your organization. Examples include a utility that supplies gas or electricity.

  • Tertiary – Your organization has no direct control over the process, but the process supplies some substances to your organization. Examples include a manufacturer or a trading company that supplies products to your organization.

Parent process ID

If a parent process is associated with the selected process, select the identifier of the parent process.

Equity share

Enter, as a percentage, the amount of responsibility that you take for the flow of substances. This percentage is multiplied by a base value of 1 for all substance flows.

For example, if you lease two floors of a five-floor building, you take responsibility for 40 percent of the electricity that is used for the whole building.

You can use this information for reporting.

Date and time added

The date and time that the process image was added.

Added by user

The identifier of the worker who added the image.

Relation type

Select the entity type that is related to the selected process. You can associate multiple entities with one process.

Relation ID

Select the identifier of the selected relation type entity.

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