All members of the ESI must meet the basic criteria of the program:
- Not be under any environmental criminal indictment or conviction;
- Demonstrate commitment to compliance;
- Set environmental performance goals that include pollution prevention and are appropriate to the nature, scale and environmental impact of the organization; and
- Agree to report annually on progress toward the organization's environmental performance goals, reductions in environmental emissions or discharges of releases, solid and hazardous waste disposal, use of energy and water and any reportable non-compliance events.
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