Other ESI Events and Resources The Environmental Stewardship Initiative offers many seminars for its members and others that are designed to promote and encourage superior environmental performance in North Carolina. These opportunities stimulate the development and implementation of programs that use pollution prevention and innovative approaches to meet and go beyond regulatory requirements. Upcoming Events Past Events Coming soon. Topic: ESI Program AdvancementFormat: WebinarWhen: May 26, 2021; 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Materials ESI Advancement presentation Webinar recording Topic: Demystifing Cleaning in the Age of COVID-19 webinar [presentation in PDF]When: May 5, 2020 Summary: Many businesses and organizations are striving to practice appropriate cleaning and disinfection methods in their operations to protect employees against the COVID-19. This webinar will cover the basics of what you need to know to effectively decontaminate your facilities. Learn about pathogen control practices, disinfectant choices, modes of transmission, virus survival duration and proper use of personal protective equipment. The webinar will also cover proper disposal practices of waste cleaning agents, wipes and contaminated materials. The event will provide a forum to address your questions related to environmental cleaning practices in, non-healthcare related, business settings.