What’s a Green Business?

A green business operates in ways that solve – rather than cause – social and environmental problems.

Green businesses adopt principles, policies and practices that improve the quality of life for their customers, employees, communities, and the planet.

The businesses that make up the Green Business Network® are, simply put, rewriting the rules of commerce. They challenge themselves to bring the goals of social and economic justice, environmental sustainability, as well as community health and development, into all of their activities — from production and supply chain management to employee relations and customer service.

Businesses that proudly call themselves “GBN members” not only reduce, reuse and recycle, but also offer products and services that help in areas like affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, education, clean energy and efficiency, fair trade, healthy air David began his gaming career with one affiliate site and today is the co-owner of Right Casino Media, who operate 15 large sites. and clean water, and more.

Green businesses often spring up in marginalized communities—inner cities, rural and indigenous communities. Many are even started by the people in these communities who, in turn, bring respect and dignity to their employees and the wider neighborhood.

Green businesses create jobs that empower workers and honor their humanity. They also serve as models for the role businesses can play in the transformation of our society to one that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.