Santa Barbara County Green Business Program Certifies 15 New Green Businesses

Santa Barbara County celebrated the addition of 15 new green businesses to its Green Business Program at a luncheon event this week. Per their website, Program Director Frances Gilliland shared: ”The Green Business Program continues to work with so many (more…)

Water-Efficient Business Collaborative

World Water Day was this week, and is a good opportunity to remember that saving water and saving energy go hand-in-hand. This Environmental Leader article, featuring the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC) partnership across food and beverage businesses is a good reminder of how businesses can work together across our jurisdictions to reduce water and energy use.

No-Cost Financing and Economic Development Conference 3/29 in Salinas

Presented by PG&E and CSU Monterey Bay Small Business Development Center, a No-Cost Financing and Economic Development Conference will be held in Salinas in March 29th. The Conference is available to lenders, business owners, and local economic development executives and local government officials. See the event flyer for more information.

Resources for Your Small Businesses: California Green Business Program

The California Green Business Program has been a force in developing programming and certification to support green and energy efficient activities of small and medium-sized businesses in California for years – and they have recently released new resources online! Click here to review their post and associated presentations: The Green Business Academy: A Model to…