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Green Business Association

Now Accepting New Businesses and Manufacturers!

IGBA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) to provide accreditation assistance for the IGBA’s Green Business Certification Program, the premier green business certification program for public and private organizations.  

Companies and organizations seeking to increase operational efficiency through sustainable practices while cutting costs and gaining recognition are encouraged to participate. ISTC will provide hands-on assistance to organizations interested in achieving certification, as well as connectivity to ISTC’s vast network of contacts and agencies to help in achieving client’s environmental goals.   

IGBA's Green Business Certification Program has been open to businesses and organizations in the office, retail, and restaurant industries, and through this partnership, is now also accepting applications from businesses in the manufacturing/industrial sectors.

Learn more and apply for our Green Business Certification Program here!


Save the Date: National Green Business Program Summit 

IGBA is excited to announce its leadership in the Green Business Engagement National Network (GBENN), a consortium of unique local, state-wide and national green business programs from across the United States. 

GBENN has announced the 2nd national green business engagement program Summit, taking place on October 19-20, 2016 in St. Louis, MO, hosted by the Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Green Business Challenge.

Registration for the GBENN Summit will open in April 2016 and is open to all green business programs interested in networking, learning and sharing best green business program information. Please contact summit@gbenn.org for any questions or inquiries regarding this Summit.

We look forward to seeing your green business program there!

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