Green America: Growing the Green Economy for People and the Planet

Green Business

Economic action to promote just and sustainable purchasing


Green America Green Business Certification

Green America's
Green Business Certification

Green America is dedicated to harnessing the economic power of consumers, investors and businesses to promote social justice and environmental sustainability.

We help people and green businesses connect in the marketplace. Businesses displaying the Green America Seal have successfully earned Green America's Green Business Certification.

Our Green Business Certification is awarded to businesses that are:

  • Actively using their business as a tool for positive social change;
  • Operating a "values-driven" enterprise according to principles of social justice AND environmental sustainability;
  • Environmentally responsible in the way they source, manufacture, and market their products and run their operations and facilities;
  • Socially equitable and committed to extraordinary practices that benefit workers, customers, communities, and the environment; and
  • Accountable for their work by continually improving and tracking their progress, and operating with radical transparency in every facet of their business.

Shoppers can feel confident that businesses that have earned Green America's Green Business Certification operate in ways that support workers, communities, and protect the environment.

What makes a business green? Learn more at the Green Business Network site »

Discover more about the Green America Seal and our Standards »

Businesses: Learn more about Green Business Certification »


Two Ways to Join Green America Today

Individual Join Green America

FOR INDIVIDUALS: Join Green America for all the resources you need on green purchasing, responsible investing, and healthy living. Get connected to thousands of green businesses offering tens of thousands of products to meet your needs, plus answers to all your green living questions, and more »


Businesses Join the Green Business Network

FOR BUSINESSES: Join Green America's Green Business Network™ Connect to the green marketplace, and join a business community that's transforming our economy from greed to green. Participate in Green Festivals, the National Green Pages®, and GreenDeals. Earn your Business Certification and get tools to grow your business. Join today »