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 What Business Can Do

Make Sustainability Improvements in Your Operations
The Sarasota County Sustainable Business Guide provides businesses with actions that can contribute to building sustainable organizations and workplaces. This comprehensive guide is a great place to start thinking about how to increase efficiencies and support the well-being of your employees and customers.
Become a Green Business Partner
To learn more about the program and how it may benefit your business click on Green Business Partnership.
Become a Sustainable Sarasota Community Partner
Sustainable Sarasota Partners is a network of businesses, non-profits, government entities, schools, institutions, researchers, policymakers and concerned citizens. The group meets throughout the year to discuss local, national and global developments in sustainability. Call Sarasota County at 941-861-5000 to learn more.
  • To receive email announcements about meetings and other sustainability events, sign up for our email notification list and choose the sustainability category.
Join the Chamber Green Business Leadership Council
The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce established its Green Business Leadership Council to assist businesses in developing sustainable best practices. This group meets monthly and is a great opportunity to connect with other sustainable business leaders.
Take Advantage of Incentives That May Be Available
Sarasota County is one of two communities selected by the state to implement an Energy Economic Zone (EEZ).  The EEZ is designed to encourage green economic development and energy conservation. Businesses within the zone may be eligible for financial incentives and other benefits. 

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The Office of Sustainability is a branch of the UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability Department.

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