The Indiana Department of Environmental Management will be accepting new members into its Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) through May 31, 2021. Join an elite group of businesses (55 in 2020) who have been recognized and rewarded for going above and beyond current environmental regulations throughout the state of Indiana!
ESP is a voluntary, performance based program open to any regulated entity in Indiana regardless of type, size, or complexity who has demonstrated a standard of environmental compliance, implemented and will maintain an environmental management system, and is committed to continuous environmental improvement to increase their efficiency, decrease environmental impacts, and – in the process – save the business time, money, and resources.
Some of the benefits offered to participating companies includes regulatory flexibility, public recognition, and networking opportunities with other program members to discuss pollution prevention successes and future initiatives. At the annual meeting, members also have the opportunity to meet with the IDEM Commissioner and other participants to discuss environmental topics.
The ESP membership term lasts for four years and IDEM requires that members submit an annual performance report.
How to apply
If you are interested in joining, follow the steps on Environmental Stewardship Membership page of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to apply by May 31, 2021. Applications will also be accepted this fall from Sept 1 – Oct 31.