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Green Business Certification

The OED supports sustainable business practices and partners with the Alameda County Green Business Program to offer support to local businesses that want to improve their environmental practices. 

The program offers free assistance to businesses to help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency, conserve water, and divert solid waste from the landfill.

 Certified businesses: green california green business network
  • Receive free sustainability consulting from a team of experts    
  • Identify opportunities for business improvements, including cost savings and improved employee health and productivity  
  • Access quantifiable metrics to verify environmental impact  
  • Join a community of like-minded, local business leaders 
  • Get marketing benefits, including use of the Green Business logo, a listing in the California Green Business Network directory, and annual recognition from the Berkeley City Council [Businesses serving tourists/visitors also receive special identification on the Visit Berkeley website]  

The City of Berkeley’s long-standing support of the Green Business Program has helped over 100 businesses get certified, including Chez Panissetranscendentist, Angeline’s Louisiana Restaurant, Metro Lighting, and Transcendentist.  

To learn more, please visit the Green Business website or email Green Business Program Coordinator Carolina Miranda at   














































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