Benefits

Recognition for your green practices:

  • Green Business Certification (GBC) digital graphic for promotional materials
  • GBC window decal
  • GBC 8x11 certificate 
  • Rebates - up to $1,000 for costs incurred to achieve the certification**
  • Priority enrollment in utility efficiency programs
  • High profile business listings and promotional benefits
  • Membership and listing in the California Green Business Network

Local promotion of green successes:

  • City and agency newsletters
  • Business Spotlight in Sustainable Santa Monica’s monthly newsletter (8,000+ recipients)
  • Listing on other websites and directories; Santa Monica Travel and Tourism, Buy Local Santa Monica, SM Chamber of Commerce (for Chamber members only)
  • City-wide social media promotion

Cost savings:

  • Free consultations with Sustainability experts
  • Rebates - up to $1,000 for costs incurred to achieve the certification**
  • Accelerated priority enrollment in utility efficiency programs
  • Free water conserving tools, eco-preferred product samples, and solutions to run a more resource efficient business

**BIPOC/Hispanic/Latinx, LGBTQ, and certified minority-owned businesses can receive up to $1,000 to cover costs incurred to achieve the certification.  Must register by February 25, 2022

Join the Sustainable Santa Monica business community:

  • Information on new programs, rebates, and regulations
  • Invitation to exclusive Sustainable Santa Monica events
  • Multiple Green business networking opportunities