Want to go green with your business? Check out these programs.
The Climate Smart training and certification program for businesses is built around a three-step process: measure, reduce, and leverage. Find out more at climatesmartbusiness.com
The Vancouver Island Green Business Certification was built to recognize the efforts of local businesses that are reducing their environmental impact. For businesses, it is a guide to greening your operations and educating your staff. For consumers, it is a symbol that lets you know which businesses have green practices. Together, we can lead by example and protect our natural environment while promoting our local economy.
The CRD offer a wide range of tips, educational and regulatory tools and other resources to help you:
CRD's water efficiency programs can help you to reduce your water use and save you money, while helping the environment and reducing the demand on our drinking water resources. More here.
The CRD’s Regional Source Control program provides resources to help business owners meet bylaw requirements with process waste, stormwater system and wastewater through your septic or sanitary sewer system. These actions not only protect the environment but your property. More here.