NALP launches new Landscape Industry Accredited Company Program
The National Association of Landscape Professionals announced at LANDSCAPES 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky, that it is launching the Landscape Industry Accredited Company Program.
For years, individuals have distinguished themselves through the Landscape Industry Certified program and now companies have a way to demonstrate their professionalism through the Landscape Industry Accredited Company Program which acts as a seal of approval to customers.
“We are thrilled to launch this program which will be hugely beneficial to both landscape industry companies and customers.” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, NALP CEO. “The program has been in development for a few years and we just completed a pilot program. We wanted to ensure that we had the right requirements and processes in place to help ensure that only truly professional companies could achieve the designation.”
The Landscape Industry Accredited Company Program is open to all industry companies. Applications requirements ensure that companies:
Employ at least 10% Landscape Industry Certified staff including at least one person on staff who holds the designation Landscape Industry Certified Staff Manager.
Participate in a national safety program
Conduct responsible and ethical business practices
Complete the Pledge of Excellence
Submit three Customer Reference Verification forms