Small Business

To achieve greenhouse gas reductions in a cost effective way, resources on our site have been developed to help small businesses save money and limit their environmental impact.

Calculate the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to support your business with our Carbon Calculator for Small Businesses. An added planning tool is a bonus!

The 2016 Award Program is now open. Applications are due by November 7, 2016.

Find Funding

The Funding Wizard is a searchable database of grants, rebates and incentives to help you pay for sustainable projects, all in one place!

Success Stories

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Read about Nori's Eco Salon The Style of a Green Business

Nori’s Eco Salon is the first hair salon to be certified by the City of Los Angeles as a green business because of their use of sustainable building materials, commitment to recycling, lowered energy consumption, use of non-toxic products, and reduced carbon footprint.  This full service salon is

Read about Natoma Technologies Innovators in Technology, Systems, and Sustainable Business Operations

Natoma Technologies is a Green Business Bureau certified information technology consulting firm and systems integrator. They focus on application development and integration, cloud migration, mobile, and data analytics with mostly public sector clients.

Read about SHN Engineers & Geologists Engineering Sustainability in California

SHN prepared its first Sustainability Report using the Global Reporting Institute’s guidelines for small and medium business enterprises. A Sustainability Report often results in both direct and indirect cost savings.

Read about Dental Healing Combining a Passion for the Environment with Holistic Dental Health Services

Dental Healing offers services such as dental exams, complete dental health assessments, dental cleaning, zoom teeth whitening, safe mercury amalgam removal, laser cavity filling, dental implants and bridges, very low radiation and highly advanced x-rays.

Read about Transformative Wealth Management Aligning Sustainable Investments with Green Business Practices

Offering financial planning and fee-only investment management, Affirmative Wealth Management (now known as Transformative Wealth Management, LLC) specializes in environmental sustainability, stewardship, and impact investing for clients who want to align money and values to help make a differenc

Read about Clean Solar Powering Homes and Lowering Carbon Footprints

Clean Solar is a residential and commercial solar panel system installer offering a wide range of technology and financing options so home and business owners can reduce their electricity bills and generate their own clean, renewable energy.

Read about Incredible Adventures Promoting Sustainable Tourism for Over 10 Years

Incredible Adventures offers small group biofuel tours from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park, Muir Woods and Wine Country as well as sightseeing and adventure tours throughout the US.

Read about Elevated Fitness Generating a New Model for Fitness Facilities

Elevated Fitness is a high altitude, human-powered fitness facility focusing on dynamic, scientific workouts based on solid, proven research. Elevated Fitness is America’s only truly carbon-neutral gym, producing more power than they use.

Read about Luxury Auto Body Outstanding Reputation for Auto Repair Service and Environmental Conservation

Luxury Auto Body is a full service collision repair shop that has taken a proactive approach in the areas of compliance and conservation. At Luxury Auto Body, several initiatives have been implemented to conserve water, reduce monthly energy demand, and create environmental partnerships.

Read about Surplus Service A Surplus of Green Business Practices

Surplus Service is an e-waste recycling business providing an efficient, simple and secure way to dispose of used electronics and surplus equipment while avoiding unnecessarily adding material to the landfill.