Program/Certification

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) resource guide for clean and efficient vehicles and resources.
Basic
A regional public awareness campaign and partnership that seeks to improve air quality in North Texas.
Basic

The City of Plano's Green Business Certification (GBC) program recognizes businesses that have taken steps toward sustainability in the areas of general education, waste reduction, energy efficiency, water efficiency, pollution prevention, and sustainable purchasing.

The International Sustainable Campus Network brings together colleges and universities from around the world to collaborate on integrating sustainability into all aspects of operations.
Intermediate
STAR Communities certifies communities that are leaders in local sustainability.
Advanced
2030 Districts designates urban areas across the country that are seeking to foster sustainability through the built environment.
Advanced
The Urban Land Institite is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers in the fields of land use and real estate development.
Intermediate
The Texas Trees Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to create an urban forest by planting trees on public streets, boulevards, and rights-of-way and to improve parks and public natural green spaces.
Basic
The Better Buildings Initiative is a voluntary program focused on stimulating innovation and leadership in energy efficiency in homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants.
Intermediate
ENERGY STAR makes energy efficiency simple by certifying energy-efficient products and new homes and by offering recommendations on how to save energy at home, in commercial buildings, and at plants.
Basic