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This year the Green Business Challenge will run from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Participants may sign up at any point during the year but the sooner you start the better!

Click here to update your company's scorecard or to register for next year. 

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:
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  • Energy Consumption
  • Water Usage
  • Waste Generation
  • Green and Local Purchasing
  • Healthiness of the Workplace 

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?


Click here
 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.

Send us an email at  

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


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An Introduction to Charleston's Green Business Challenge 

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 connections. LIKE us and we’ll LIKE you!

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

Carolee Williams
Project Manager
Email

75 Calhoun Street
Third Floor
Charleston, SC 29401

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