Mission: Keep the membership informed about environmental issues that impact their ability to conduct business. Promote concept of compatibility between a strong local economy and the natural environment.


  • Provide members with the knowledge and tools needed to comply with current and new environmental regulations.
  • Recommend initiatives (and alternatives to non-business friendly environmental legislation) that are friendly to both the environment and business.    


  • Monitor local, state and national environmental regulations/legislation.
  • Communicate changes in regulations to impacted members.
  • Research environmental issues and provide information to the membership and, when Board action needs to be considered, to the Governmental Affairs Committee.
  • Introduce and present quarterly (or possibly monthly) sustainability awards to businesses in Henderson County.
  • Recognize award recipients in the ENews and Newsletter.
  • Include “Sustainability/Green" tips in the ENews and the Business Report newsletter.

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