• The Message in the Bottle is Sustainability

    Captain Vineyards embodies sustainability through its initiatives and inspires viticulturists and visitors alike to conserve natural resources in their business operations and lifestyles.

  • Great Taste Without Waste!

    Small Business Award winner Greenbar Distillery uses only certified organic ingredients to enhance flavors and to prevent artificial fertilizers or pesticides from contaminating farmland and groundwater.


  • Choose Your Calculator

    Calculate your carbon footprint to see how you compare to similar Households or Businesses and find out how to make reductions.

    For Schools and Government Agencies, we compiled a list of options as well.

Our goal is to provide resources to help all Californians reduce their environmental impact and be part of the climate change solution.

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes leadership and innovation among small businesses that take action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, promote climate friendly practices, and integrate sustainability throughout their business operations.

small biz awards logoAnnouncing the Small Business winners for the 2016 program!

  • 2 selected for Business of the Year awards

  • 11 selected for Climate Leader awards