Green Business Program : FAQ

What is the Green Business Program process?

We perform an onsite environmental assessment to generate a list of ‘short-term’ and long-term sustainability actions for your company.

We will help you:

Business Greening program

The Santa Monica Green Business Program relaunched in August following a retreat with our program partners. The former ‘Business Greening Program’ is now the streamlined ‘Green Business Program’ guiding and preparing businesses to be able to qualify for the Santa Monica’s Green Business Certification.  We are thrilled to have recently enrolled eight new businesses, including Acento Advertising, Campos Creative Works, Kye’s, Santa Monica Daily Press, Uplifters Kitchen, Universalist Unitarian Community Church of Santa Monica, and Yogurtland. 


Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

Sun, 01/26/2014 - 12:00pm

Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a serious water shortage there in 2004, things began to change.


Sustainability Pays

Sun, 03/03/2013 - 12:47pm
Shopping & Food

In recent years, many U.S. companies have found that a commitment to sustainability can boost the bottom line. It's a finding that has surprised critics, who have long claimed that when a business considers any goals other than pure financial returns, profits fall.