Small Business Sustainability Toolkit

Small businesses can have a huge impact on national sustainability. Implementing sustainable business practices can help small businesses save money, meet consumer demand, and contribute to the sustainability of the Nation. Greening your small business can lead to positive recognition from customers, employees, regulators, and the media. Green businesses often experience benefits for brand image, customer loyalty, community relations, and appeal to socially responsible investors and portfolio managers. Please consider the following federal tools for strategies to reduce pollution, conserve energy and water, and use green power and renewable energy.

How to Go Green

Tracking Emissions and Energy Consumption

Financing Your Green Transition

Expanding Your Network

Mentorship Programs

Case Studies

Small Business Offices at Federal Agencies