Demonstrate Your Commitment to Sustainability with the Green Business Bureau Seal

The Green Business Bureau is the trusted authority in green business. Our EcoAssessment™ and EcoPlanner™ tools enable businesses to understand, prioritize, implement and certify green initiatives and sustainable business practices. As a trusted 3rd party, we provide businesses with an official seal to validate and promote their green commitment and accomplishments.   

Demonstrate Your Commitment to Sustainability

  • Become a GBB Member and validate your current greening efforts with the GBB EcoAssessment™, an easy-to-use online tool that credits your business for completed initiatives.
  • Simply complete the online self-assessment to earn the GBB Member Seal.

Prerequisites

100%

Business Practices

45%

Bathroom & Breakroom

72%

Office Space

87%

Copy & Print

68%

Transportation

54%

Community Involvement

38%

Become Greener to Increase Efficiency & Profits

  • Become a GBB Member to Track, Prioritize and Plan your greening initiatives with GBB EcoPlanner™ an online application that lets you choose from over 400 self-guided initiatives.
  • Complete new Initiatives to improve efficiency and save money while also earning the GBB Member Gold & Platinum Seals.

Promote Your Greening Efforts to Attract Customers & Employees

  • Become a GBB Member to market your sustainability commitment in a credible way.
  • Attract and retain customers and employees who care about being green.
  • Use the GBB Seal, social media and marketing materials to promote your green business.

What Members Get

  • GBB EcoAssessment™, an online tool for self-certification
  • GBB EcoPlanner™, a library of hundreds of green initiatives with step-by-step implementation guidelines
  • Access to GBB’s Member network and green business community
  • GBB’s Marketing Services, including materials, webinars and social media to promote their commitment to green
  • ‘Green Business Bureau Member’ seal for the front door, vehicles, website, social media and marketing materials

Membership Levels

GBB Members earn their green status by completing green initiatives in the GBB EcoAssessment™ and EcoPlanner™ online tools

Member

Just by Joining, Members get our GBB Member Seal

Aware

Simply complete the online self-assessment in the GBB EcoAssessment™ tool and finish several prerequisites to receive the GBB Aware Seal.

Gold

Complete enough initiatives in GBB EcoPlanner™ to reach 200 EcoPoints™ and earn the GBB Gold Seal.

Platinum

Complete enough initiatives to reach 400 EcoPoints™ to earn the GBB Platinum Seal

Earning EcoPoints™

Choose from over 400 greening initiatives across 8 categories to earn GBB EcoPoints™.
Individual initiatives are rated on environmental impact, implementation cost and effort, and are worth 1 to 45 EcoPoints™.

GETTING STARTED WITH GBB

Whether you’re ready to join GBB today, or still gathering info, these links can help your business get started on a path to a greener tomorrow with the Green Business Bureau.
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Your green certification journey starts by purchasing a yearly GBB Membership for your business. Memberships start at $375/year and are based on the size of your business. Learn more about GBB Membership Pricing.
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Join one of our Green Certification Specialists for a one-on-one demo of the GBB certification process, platform and benefits.
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Still deciding if GBB Certification is right for your business? Request your copy of GBB’s White Paper, The Case for Green Certification, our in-depth look at the opportunities, benefits, market trends and business case available to greener small businesses.

MEMBERSHIP PRICING

Green Business Bureau’s pricing structure is designed to ensure companies of all sizes can cost-effectively and profitably take advantage of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a Certified Green Business. All Memberships come with full access to GBB’s Certification Portal and Benefits.

Start-UP

$ 375

/Year
  • 1-9 Employees
  • Access to online GBB EcoAssessment™ for Certification
  • Access to GBB EcoPlanner™ and Green Guides
  • Membership Badges & Assets
  • Industry-Specific Assessments Access
  • Marketing Support
Join Now

Small BusinessMost Popular

$ 475

/Year
  • 10-25 Employees
  • Access to online GBB EcoAssessment™ for Certification
  • Access to GBB EcoPlanner™ and Green Guides
  • Membership Badges & Assets
  • Industry-Specific Assessments Access
  • Marketing Support
Join Now

Mid-Sized

$ 575

/Year
  • 26-99 Employees
  • Access to online GBB EcoAssessment™ for Certification
  • Access to GBB EcoPlanner™ and Green Guides
  • Membership Badges & Assets
  • Industry-Specific Assessments Access
  • Marketing Support
Join Now

Larger Companies

$ 875

/Year
  • 100+ Employees
  • Access to online GBB EcoAssessment™ for Certification
  • Access to GBB EcoPlanner™ and Green Guides
  • Membership Badges & Assets
  • Industry-Specific Assessments Access
  • Marketing Support
Join Now

GREEN BUSINESS BUREAU

The Most Recognized and Trusted Green Authority
Our seal  is internationally recognized and trusted by businesses all across the globe. Our exclusive ‘clickable’ web seal takes customers and employees to a personal sustainability webpage that shows a business’s green level, points and  accomplishments.

 

Members of the Green Business Bureau community get access to valuable content, eco-plans, and simple-to-use online tools to prioritize, implement, track and self-certify their green initiatives.  Our members have shown that green business practices improve operational efficiency, reduce operational costs, enhance their brand, retain employees, attract customers and drive sales.