Green Business Academy

The Green Business Academy is a series of workshops to give you the tools and training necessary to green your business operations. It will give you a cohort of other businesses to network with and lean on to achieve certification.

The next Academy begins in September, 2017 and participation is a requirement for certification.

The Academy workshops will:

  • Teach you how to use and complete our online checklists.
  • Explain how to meet program requirements in the areas of recycling, purchasing, energy and water conservation and efficiency, pollution prevention, and ridesharing.
  • Allow you to meet other like-minded businesses and learn from each other.

2017 Green Business Academy Workshop Schedule

September 20 or 21, 2017

Attend a kickoff Workshop:

The kickoff workshops will introduce businesses to the certification process and how to use our online checklists.  We will also cover the topics of water conservation and pollution prevention.

October – November  2017

Webinar #1 will be held on October 18, 2017
Wrap Up workshop will be held on November 15, 2017

During the webinar, businesses will learn about employee awareness, recycling and environmentally preferable purchasing, energy efficiency, and alternative transportation, .   They will also arrange for on-site assessments for assistance and verification of measures implemented.

The Wrap Up workshop will provide time for businesses to ask questions regarding any remaining items needed for final certification.


February 2018

Attend annual Green Business Program Luncheon

Businesses will receive Certified Green Business certificate, logo, sticker and other promotional materials.

The Green Business Luncheon brings together businesses and local community leaders to celebrate the businesses’ accomplishments.

If you are unsure whether or not you will be able to join us on these dates or commit to the overall time requirement, please contact us to discuss possibilities.