May 31, 2013-Application deadline
June-July 2013-Application review
July 2013-Semi-finalists notified and on-site reviews at select applicants
July-August 2013-IEPA compliance check
August 2013 - Finalists notified
October 2013 - Awards ceremony will be held in Peoria, Illinois
For questions about the Governor's Sustainability Awards, contact Deb Jacobson at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.
1010 Jorie Blvd
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Activities submitted must have been completed or have shown substantial progress by December 31, 2012. A panel from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center and/or outside experts will judge applications. Confidential or proprietary processes, technologies, or business practices should be clearly identified in the application. Finalists may be visited for verification of activities. Additional eligibility status will be obtained from the Illinois EPA. An organization must be in good standing with environmental laws and regulations to be eligible for an award. Applicants with current or pending violations of environmental laws and regulations from the U.S. EPA or Illinois EPA are not eligible to receive an award.
The Office of the Governor will make the final award decisions.