Certify Your Green Business

Certifiably Green Denver (CGD) is a free consulting and certification program that helps businesses within Denver achieve their sustainability goals. CGD provides free educational outreach and technical help. This program is voluntary and non-regulatory.

The primary goals of the program are to:
  • Increase participation and adoption of sustainable practices
  • Improve energy efficiency and water conservation
  • Decrease the use of resources and generation of waste.

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Step 1.Sign Up

Sign your business up to join CGD. The application provides us with contact and basic information about your business. This application also subscribes you to our newsletter so you can stay up to date on the latest business trends and helpful resources.

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Step 2.Consultation

Our team will reach out to you to better understand your business sustainability goals. We will also provide you with the core certification criteria and your industry-specific certification criteria. All criteria is available via PDF and, upon request, any language.

  • Not ready for certification? We will provide consulting services to help you meet your annual goals and connect you with the appropriate resources.
  • Ready for certification? We will provide you with a certification assessment. This assessment will go through all required criteria needed to meet certification requirements.

Step 3.Review of Application & Feedback

After we review your assessment, we will reach out with any questions or feedback. We will identify what you need to meet the requirements and help you through the process. We will also discuss the industry-specific requirements needed.

Step 4.Get Certified as a Green Business!

If your business meets all certification requirements, you will get approved for certification! To maintain your certification status, you will need to complete two more elective requirements and report your metrics each year.