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Businesses in Ann Arbor have numerous opportunities, and responsibilities, to improve our city's sustainability. Increasing sustainable practices is good for your business, good for our community, and good for the economy.  

Whether you own/operate a large industrial corporation or a small local boutique, there are many ways you can improve sustainability. Use the navigation below and to the left to find more information about sustainable business practices and learn how you can take steps to "green" your business!​​



GreenBusiness.pngStand out from the rest - show the others "you mean business" when it comes to sustainability in the Green Business Challenge.



If you own or manage a rental property, check out the Green Rental Housing for Landlords​ page to learn more about rental efficiency requirements.

​Is your business required to report energy usage? Or do you already know and simply want to report your usage? Find out under Commercial Benchmarking & Energy Performance Reporting.​ 

Or consider joining the 2030 District,  a public/private partnership working to reduce existing building energy consumption, water use, and transprotation emissions by 50% by 2030. You can find more information on the Ann Arbor 2030 District’s goals, resources, and membership on their website​.  

And don't forget to check out Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing options to help property owners finance energy improvements through a special property assessment.