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Green Business Challenge

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Our 5th Green Business Challenge ended October 31st, 2016.
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The goal of the GBC is to serve as a tool for local businesses to quantify the impacts of their operations in the following areas:
  • Energy and Water Stewardship 
  • Waste Reduction
  • Green and Local Purchasing
  • Healthiness of the Workplace 

Why Participate?

  • Bills Savings 
  • Guidance in Green Initiatives
  • Networking Opportunities 

Once participants establish their individual performance scores using our GBC scorecard, they can pick and choose where they would like to make improvements. At the end of the challenge year, updated scores will be documented and participants can see how and where their efforts made the biggest impacts.

Interested in learning more?

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 to sign up for the Green Connection, the City of Charleston's weekly sustainability e-letter. 

Click here to see everything you wanted to know about the GBC in one brochure.

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All GBC participants are recognized at an award ceremony at the end of the year. Watch this video of former Mayor Riley celebrating a successful year of businesses going green!


Charleston’s GBC is one of dozens in the country. Click here.
to learn more about other communities’ green business and office challenge programs.

GBC shines a spotlight on participants, letting people know which businesses or organizations really are working to operate more sustainably. One way we do this is through facebook-logo-cropped.jpg connections. LIKE us and we’ll LIKE you!

Carolee Williams
Project Manager

2 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Ph: 843-724-3776
Fx: 843-724-3772