If you are looking to take formal steps to help your business become more environmentally-responsible and want to work towards earning green certification, there are many options to choose from. Below is a listing of some of the most widely respected organizations and a brief description outlining their niches for you to browse.
Green Profit Solutions
Green Profit SolutionsGreenProfit Solutions offers a wide array of services to fit your particular goals. From a turn-key Green Business Certification to E4 Operations Program, any size organization is accommodated. Additionally, an Equips Management Program can realize significant (and recurring) savings for most financial institutions, while our newly launched cuZOOM! & bankZOOM! helps accelerate growth in financial institutions. Click here to learn more.
Green Business Bureau
The GBB provides a step-by-step plan for helping companies implement green business practices in the workplace. Green Business Bureau serves as a national third-party program that provides certification for businesses that follow environmentally responsible practices. Click here to learn more.
U.S. Green Building Council: LEED Certification
LEED is a green building tool that addresses the entire building lifecycle recognizing best-in-class building strategies. At its core, LEED is a program that provides third-party verification of green buildings. Click here to learn more.
Forest Stewardship Council
FSC Certification accredits forest managers, manufacturing companies, and controlled wood products that exhibit responsible consumption of forest products. Click here to learn more.
Green Certifications is the global travel and tourism industries’ certification program for sustainable tourism. Green Certifications Members save energy and water resources, reduce operational costs, positively contribute to local communities and their environment and meet the high expectations of green leisure and business travelers. Click here to learn more.
EPA Green Buildings Website
EPA Partnership Programs
EPA’s Retail Industry Portal
Product eco-labeling program and standard finder tools
Global Eco-Labeling Network
International Trade Center’s Standards Map
NRDC Label Lookup
SELECT™ Eco-Label Manager, BASF