All members of the ESI must meet the basic criteria of the program:
For further information on the requirements of an Advisory Board member, as well as details on level criteria please review the following document. Download Advisory Board Guidance Manual.
The Partner level is designed for adoption by a broad range of organizations that are interested in beginning the process of developing a systematic approach to improving their environmental performance. Partners must demonstrate a commitment to maintain compliance, and either commit to establishing an environmental management system or set long-term measurable environmental performance goals. Partner Application - when completed email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rising Steward level is designed for those organizations that have a mature EMS. Rising Environmental Stewards must demonstrate a mature EMS, set measurable environmental performance goals and demonstrate a commitment to go beyond compliance. Rising Steward Application - when completed email to email@example.com
The Steward level is for those organizations that already display a commitment to exemplary environmental performance beyond what is required by law. Environmental Stewards must demonstrate: a mature EMS; aggressive environmental performance goals; a commitment to meet and go beyond compliance; an EMS that is integrated into the core business functions; and a process of communicating with the local community about program activities and progress toward performance goals. Steward Application - when completed email to firstname.lastname@example.org