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The Tennessee Green Star Partnership (TGSP) is TDEC’s environmental leadership program that seeks to recognize organizations that are committed to sustainable practices and continuous improvement throughout their entire operation. The Partnership provides opportunities for members to connect with other Partners and awards recognition for advancing through the Partnership. The Tennessee Green Star Partnership is free and open to organizations that operate in Tennessee.
The Partnership recognizes three levels of achievement:
One-Star Partners are committed to sustainable operations and are planning proactive environmental policies, procedures, and educational efforts.
Two-Star Partners are developing environmental programs and integrating environmental stewardship into their daily business operations.
Three-Star Partners have implemented an active environmental program and are continually improving their operations and achieving superior environmental performance.
Candidates may enter the Partnership at any level, providing that all of the requirements for that level are completed.
The Partnership has two achievement tracks: