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Leaders In Sustainability

Become a Leader in Sustainability:
Get Certified

Join Clackamas County Leaders in Sustainability and get access to a variety of services and tools to support your triple bottom line: economy, environment and community. Leaders in Sustainability take concrete steps to minimize waste, conserve energy and water, invest in employees and support the community.

Be part of a community of leaders with shared values

You’ll become part of the network of businesses certified in sustainability to help you stand out in a competitive market and attract the best talent. Leaders in Sustainability certification can help associate your brand with other socially and environmentally responsible companies.

As a certified Leader in Sustainability your business will receive:

Leaders in Sustainability has three levels of certification to recognize your business’s positive impact. Certification will help you share your achievements with staff and customers and capitalize on your success.

Steps to certification

1 Download and review the application and guide
Identify practices you currently follow and that you want to explore.

Download the application

Use the sustainable best practices guide to familiarize yourself with potential new practices.
2 Schedule a site visit
Contact us to schedule a free consultation. An initial consultation typically takes only an hour. We can assess your current waste, water and energy use, purchasing practices and provide recommendations, tools and ongoing support to help your organization set priorities and be more resource efficient.

Award maintenance

The Leaders in Sustainability award is valid for two years. At the end of that period, your business may submit a new checklist, and meet the latest program standards for renewal.

Next Step: Be Recognized

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