Environmental Stewardship Initiative Announces Call for Applications
March 3, 2021
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service (DEACS) has announced a call for applications to membership in the DEQ's Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI). The Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI) is a voluntary program that facilitates superior environmental performance in North Carolina. The ESI provides technical assistance and networking opportunities to stimulate the development and recognize the implementation of programs that use pollution prevention and innovative approaches to meet and go beyond regulatory requirements.
Network Opportunities with Like-Minded Professionals
- The annual ESI Conference, an event filled with environmentally-related content, workshops, and networking opportunities.
- A series of networking events and webinars to assist interested parties to improve energy management as many organizations are looking to cut costs, reduce impacts on climate change and improve operational resilience.
- A series of networking events and webinars to assist interested parties in reducing hazardous waste generation and hazardous material reductions through roundtable discussions with staff from the DEQ Division of Waste Management, N.C. Department of Public Safety, and other agencies.
- The Environmental Benchmarking Series, in which ESI members are invited to other members' facilities to learn about their environmental projects and programs related to pollution prevention and sustainability.