43 Trending Green Businesses [2024]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
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1. NY Green Bank

NY Green Bank seeks transactions that contribute to forward progression of clean energy financing markets. NY Green Bank will partner with energy service companies, regional banks, larger multinational banks, and other investors and lenders to support economically viable clean energy projects.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA



USGBC is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible environment.

Where they're located: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Website traffic: 460K/month


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4. Entrata

Entrata's property management software connects all of your data & processes, allowing you to create better experiences for prospects, residents, & employees.

Where they're located: Hialeah Trailer Park, Florida, USA
Website traffic: 1.09M/month


5. Atmos Energy

Where they're located: Plano, Texas, USA
Website traffic: 1.58M/month


6. GreenBiz

GreenBiz advances the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability.

Where they're located: Oakland, California, USA
Website traffic: 490K/month


7. Green America

Green America's mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Green America is a national, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, membership organization founded in 1982.

Where they're located: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Website traffic: 180K/month


8. Australian Greens

Where they're located: South Australia, Australia
Website traffic: 150K/month


9. Business Green

The UK's leading source of information for the green economy, delivering the latest news and in-depth analysis on green business and environmental issues.

Where they're located: Fresno, California, USA
Website traffic: 140K/month


10. CarbonClick

CarbonClick provides gold standard carbon offsetting to online stores, to businesses and to consumers through point of sale systems and ecommerce checkouts through it's Shopify app.

How much they make:
Where they're located: Auckland, New Zealand
How much did it cost to start: $5M
Current team size: 12


11. Green Business Bureau

The Green Business Bureau is the trusted authority in green business. GBB enables businesses to understand, implement and certify green business practices.

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA


12. GFL Environmental Inc.

Waste Management | Recycling | Soil Remediation, Excavation, Demolition, Shoring & Foundations Services | HAZMAT Emergency Response | GFL Environmental Inc.

Where they're located: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Website traffic: 730K/month

13. World Green Building Council

Where they're located: Ninove, Flanders, Belgium
Website traffic: 50K/month


14. Blue Raven Solar

Get 18 months of free solar. Lower your utility bill. Enjoy a speedy solar panel installation from a full-service, top-rated solar company.

Where they're located: Arlington, Texas, USA
Website traffic: 50K/month


15. AGRA

AGRA is a farmer-centered, African-led, and partnerships-driven institution that is transforming Africa’s smallholder farming from a solitary struggle to survive to businesses that thrive.

Where they're located: Mokyer, Southern Nations, Ethiopia

16. Greendesk

Greendesk provides affordable, eco-friendly turnkey office spaces for any business need. Whether you're an individual or a team, we will make space for you

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA

17. PBS Wisconsin

Explore the arts, science, nature, and Wisconsin news. Watch PBS videos on-demand including Newshour, Masterpiece, Nova, Here & Now, and more.

Where they're located: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Website traffic: 150K/month


18. Inland Empire Women's Business Center (IEWBC)

The IEWBC is here to help you! We will counsel, teach, encourage and inspire you at every stage of development and expansion.

Where they're located: Riverside, California, USA


19. Greenfinder

The Greenfinder Green Business Directory has the most comprehensive selection of Green, Eco, Sustainable, Fair Trade and Environmentally Friendly Companies, Products and Services. Use the eco directory to find green, eco, fair trade, recycled and sustainable businesses, services, news, events, articles and guides.

Where they're located: South Australia, Australia


20. BayCare Clinic

BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital.

Where they're located: Aurora, Illinois, USA


21. SL Green

SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company & New York City's largest office landlord, is a fully integrated REIT is focusing on Manhattan commercial properties.

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA


22. Eco Green World

Search the most complete worldwide and local eco green & healthy products, services, shops & resources directory. Find worldwide and local eco green & healthy products, services, shops & resources.

Where they're located: Wichita, Kansas, USA


23. John Deere Equipment Dealer

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA


24. Ally Coffee

Ally Coffee is a green coffee company connecting roasters with specialty coffees sourced through sustainable partnerships.

Where they're located: Guarantã do Norte, Mato Grosso, Brazil


25. Green Plains Inc

We are a leading agri-tech company committed to transforming our platform to process annually renewable crops into more sustainable, high-value ingredients.

Where they're located: Omaha, Nebraska, USA


26. Cloud Enablement, Digital Transformation, Infrastructure Modernization

Where they're located: Tampa, Florida, USA

27. Greenhome NYC

Where they're located: Manhattan Community Board 1, New York, USA


28. VTT

VTT luo vaikuttavuutta, kun innovaatiot ja liiketoiminta kohtaavat.

Where they're located: Kärsämäki, Finland


29. Green Building Alliance

Where all people can thrive

Where they're located: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


30. Green Brothers Earth Works

Green Brothers Earth Works is considered Atlanta's best source for landscape supply materials. We offer trusted and affordable delivery of sod, mulch and other high quality landscaping materials.

Where they're located: Atlanta, Georgia, USA


31. Home

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is an authority on sustainable buildings and communities – accelerating the transformation of Australia’s built environment into one that is healthy, liveable, productive, resilient and sustainable.

Where they're located: South Australia, Australia


32. Funeral Consumers Alliance

The Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA) is a nonprofit organization that protects consumers' rights to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral.

Where they're located: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


33. GreenBiz

Where they're located: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA


34. unknown

Discover a blend of luxury living with a great location near downtown Raleigh in our studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments with amazing amenities. Schedule a tour!

Where they're located: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


35. The Good Earth Garden Center

The Good Earth Garden Center has plant rental, hardscape and outdoor rooms, DIY Landscape Assistance, Landscape Planning & Installation and Maintenance!

Where they're located: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA


36. The Greenhouse

St. Pete's Front Door to Business Growth. Providing education, resources and assistance necessary to thrive in the local economy.

Where they're located: Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA


37. Green Standards

Green Standards helps businesses donate, resell and recycle office furniture. We help make your surplus a benefit your team, community & the environment.

Where they're located: Atlanta, Georgia, USA


38. Green Built Alliance

Green Built Alliance is a nonprofit organization advancing sustainability in the built environment with education, measurable standards and regional action.

Where they're located: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


39. GreenSource DFW

Greensource DFW provides information on North Texas environmental issues, green organizations and businesses, and environmental events

Where they're located: Fort Worth, Texas, USA


40. Green Valley Grill

Local's favorite Greensboro restaurant with European and Meditteranean flavors, outdoor dining and cocktail bar next to O.Henry Hotel and Friendly Center.

Where they're located: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA


41. Canterbury School

Where they're located: Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

42. Click A Tree

With Click A Tree you plant trees to fight climate change, create animal habitat and much-needed jobs - all from the comfort of your screen.

Where they're located: Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
How much did it cost to start: $200
Current team size: 3