La Mesa Green Business Network

The City of La Mesa is partnering with the San Diego Regional Green Business Network to offer a local green business certification program and implement the City’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) measures. 

This partnership will create a La Mesa Green Business Network (La Mesa GBN), which will provide free resources, networking and educational events, and opportunities to be certified as a California Green Business at no cost to business owners. Businesses can join the La Mesa GBN at no cost to be connected with certification assistance, receive business evaluations and promotions, as well as obtain information from the City related to environmentally efficient business practices and the City’s CAP. 


Why join the La Mesa Green Business Network (La Mesa GBN)?

  • Save Energy & Water!

  • Advertise Your Business!

  • Get Certified as a La Mesa Green Business!

This free program will help business owners save energy and water, advertise their business, and become a Certified Green Business in La Mesa. The Green Business Network and Program provide assistance with the process of getting a business certified, including efficiency checks for current practices and celebration of environmentally friendly achievements for free! 

Fill out this form to sign up for email updates and to begin the process of becoming a Certified Green Business

How does La Mesa GBN work?

  • Any business within La Mesa can join the La Mesa Green Business Network for free

  • La Mesa GBN has green resources and events for all members

  • La Mesa GBN members can also sign up to get help with being certified as a Green Business!

* * For a limited time only, new businesses who sign up for and complete certification with the Green Business Program by October 31, 2022 are eligible to receive priority support and a $500 cash or rebate incentive! $500 incentives are limited and first-come, first-serve, so get started on your green business certification today! * *

How do I get certified as a Green Business?

  • Have a short information session with a Sustainability Consultant

  • Get help every step of the way through the certification process from a Program Coordinator

  • Have your efforts verified with a Coordinator review and onsite consultation

  • Receive recognition of your certification from the City, local and state Green Business Networks!

In 2021, the California Green Business Program helped participating California businesses save: 

  • 284 million gallons of water
  • reduce 114 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions
  • save 54 million kwh of energy
  • divert 17 million pounds of waste. 

This amounted to over $14 million in savings for participating businesses!

For more information and to apply to become a Green Business, please visit https://www.greenbusinessca.org/SanDiegoRegional.

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