Upcoming Events

April 8, 2019

You can’t really miss Frances Edmonds in Canadian corporate sustainability settings. The head of sustainable impact at HP Canada is rather tall and dons a stern confident look, a signature angular platinum bob, and a lilting British accent. She also happens to be one o...

January 29, 2019

A new initiative by a small company has compelled more than two dozen of the world’s biggest brands to begin testing reusable packaging.

Loop, launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, has amassed a blue-chip roster of companies, all of which are...

November 13, 2018

NEW YORK CITY (Oct. 22, 2018) – NextWave Plastics announces two new member companies – HP Inc. and IKEA – are joining its consortium of worldwide businesses committed to scaling the use of ocean-bound plastics by developing the first global network of ocean-bound plas...

November 8, 2018

On Friday October 12, GBCSC members toured the facilities of Homeboy Industries including Homebody Electronics Recycling and lunch at Homegirl Café.

Homeboy Industries (HBI) was founded 31 years ago by Father Greg Boyle to help gang members in the 80’s to turn thei...

April 24, 2018

In celebration of Earth Month, HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced that its corporate headquarters has been awarded Gold under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste certification program. Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier...

July 31, 2017

Collaboration with Thread International and the First Mile Coalition reflects HP’s strategy outlined in the company’s new 2016 Sustainability Report

News highlights

  • HP releases first Original HP ink cartridges made with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti

  • Joi...

April 21, 2017

SeaWorld San Diego was recently honored with the city of San Diego's Outstanding Achievement Award for its 2016 waste reduction and recycling efforts. Recognized as a Southern California leader in recycling, the park has also received 19 Recycler of the Year awards fro...

March 10, 2017

Virtual Zero Waste Certification Training

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) is now offering the Zero Waste Business Associate (ZBWA) certificate program for professionals, designed to train them on helping businesses get to Zero Waste, and to guide their faciliti...

September 22, 2015

Orange High School hosted the Green Business Council of Southern California on September 22, 2015. The council had the pleasure of meeting two wonderful Orange High School teachers: Amelia Strickland, Environmental Science Teacher; and Patti Williams, the Agricultural...

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Oct 03, 2017


Join business leaders to discuss emerging trends, technologies and practices improving sustainability in the built environment. Advancements in this arena have direct impacts on the 3Ps--people, profit and planet. Come share your experiences and learn from other experts.

Oct 24, 2017


2017 GBCSC Quarterly Site Visit & Tour

Fourth Quarter Site Visit to Cintas is set for Tuesday, October 24th

Oct 21, 2017

Various Locations

Trees need people, and people need trees – especially in urban areas. Volunteers are needed to help Tree People plant and care for trees throughout greater LA.  Urban Forestry volunteer events take place on weekends throughout the year in different locations around the region. Events take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome and no previous training is necessary. To come to an Urban Forestry event visit their events calendar and sign up!

Oct 14, 2017

Hermosa Beach, CA

Nothin' But Sand is a fantastic opportunity to show your local beach some love every third Saturday of the month. It's easy, fun and kicks off your weekend with some excellent karma. Singles, couples, groups and businesses are welcome, and you're encouraged to bring your friends—or make some new ones. See you at the beach!

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HP Inc. Named First Technology Company in California to Achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

April 24, 2018

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