Environmental Leadership Program

Back to sustainability

  • Our statewide environmental recognition and reward program.
  • We offer benefits and incentives to members that voluntarily go beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and are committed to continual environmental improvement. 

24 Karat Gold Winner is Johns Manville!

Recognition levels and applications

Bronze Achiever 
  • For facilities that have made significant achievements in improving the environment of Colorado.
  • No serious violations for one year, criminal for two years.
  • Pollution prevention efforts such as energy efficiency, waste minimization, water conservation.
  • Don't have a functional Environmental Management System in place.
  • One-year recognition.

Apply for Bronze Achiever recognition. PDF | MS Word

Silver Partner
  • For facilities seeking to achieve Gold Level membership or higher, but don't have all aspects of a functional EMS and/or do not meet all of the eligibility requirements.
  • No serious violations for one year, criminal for two years.
  • Commitment to develop an Environmental Management System with milestones that must be met each year.
  • Multi-year recognition (not to exceed three years).

Apply for Silver Partner recognition. PDF | MS Word

  • Must have in place a fully operational, facility-specific Environmental Management System with goals.
  • Must meet the beyond-compliance requirements for the Gold tier.
  • No serious violations for three years, criminal for five years.
  • Three-year recognition and may be renewed.

Apply for Gold Leader recognition. PDF | MS Word