“Green Business Certification is awarded to businesses that are:

  • Actively using their business as a tool for positive social change
  • Operating a "values-driven" enterprise according to principles of social justice AND environmental sustainability
  • Environmentally responsible in the way they source, manufacture, and market their products and run their operations and facilities
  • Socially equitable and committed to extraordinary practices that benefit workers, customers, communities, and the environment
  • Accountable for their work by continually improving and tracking their progress, and operating with radical transparency in every facet of their business"

Source: http://www.greenamerica.org/greenbusiness/whatis.cfm