The Hawaii Green Business Program (HGBP) is a free state program that assists and recognizes businesses that strive to operate in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

A partnership between Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Department of Health; Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; and the Board of Water Supply, this program highlights businesses that are dedicated to creating a sustainable Hawaii.

Hawaii Green Business Program Brochure (PDF)

Hawaii Green Business Program Fact Sheet (PDF)


Meet the 2019 Hawaii Green Business Program Awardees

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2019 Awardees

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HGBP creates a profitable partnership between business, government, and a concerned public. Through improvements in operational efficiency, procurement procedures, regulatory compliance and community relations, HGBP members see improvement to their financial bottom line while supporting efforts towards a more sustainable Hawaii.

Program Mission: To work with, assist andrecognize businesses that strive to operate in an environmentallyand socially responsible manner. To facilitate opportunities for industry members to share sustainability bestpractices. To help businesses go beyond compliance, particularly in the areas of energy conservation, waste reduction, pollution prevention, water conservation, natural resource preservation, community involvement, cultural preservation. Benefits include Reduced waste and utility costs, Improved systems and equipment performance, Positive public recognition and business promotion, Attracting environmentally conscious customers, Demonstrating community good will, Establishing good relationships with regulators, Providing a safer workplace, Motivating and recognizing employees' environmental efforts, Free onsite compliance assistance

2019 Awardees

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Green Hotel Forum

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IUCN Green Hotels Initiative

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