Is your business ready to ‘go green’? Learn how your business can become more successful through sustainability when you join Austin Green Business Leaders, a new City of Austin program. As an Austin Green Business Leader, you’ll receive official recognition, become a part of the green business network, attract new customers, and more. Here’s why you should join today:
1. Get recognized, and be promoted.
Leverage the City of Austin’s recognized environmental leadership and promote your company’s green accomplishments to strengthen your brand. Your business will be featured on the City’s website, in print and online advertising, and at the annual Green Business Awards ceremony. Place the program logo on your storefront window and company website, and showcase your sustainability achievements.
2. Join the network.
Join the network of Austin’s top sustainable companies. Members of our network include small to medium-sized businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and businesses from a wide variety of industries. Make new connections, share best practices, and learn from your peers at members-only events and in the online networking group.
3. Gain a competitive edge, and attract new customers.
Use the green business program to get ahead of your competitors, grow your client base, and strengthen customer loyalty. Green business is important to customers in markets throughout the U.S. and particularly in Austin.
4. Protect the environment.
Learn key strategies to help your business use less energy, conserve water, reduce waste, and minimize travel-related environmental impacts. Protect the environment by taking actions both large and small.
5. Save money.
Cut costs at your business by reducing your environmental impact. Austin Green Business Leaders provides the tools, resources, and information you need to put environmentally-friendly, cost-saving practices to work at your business.
6. Strengthen your team.
Build a green corporate culture. Boost employee retention and productivity by promoting health, wellness, and eco-friendly practices. Your staff will be happier, healthier and more productive.
7. Support the Austin community.
Make a difference in the local community. Organize employee volunteer events or get involved in corporate giving. Community stewardship initiatives can help your business strengthen camaraderie among staff, foster local partnerships, and increase your brand’s visibility.
Interested? Get started here. The full listing of Austin’s Green Business Leaders is also available online.