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Green Business: Sources of Information

Businesses Going Green

This section includes resources for companies that strive to make their operations more sustainable and entrepreneurs who want to start a green business. You can find ideas for building a green business or making your business greener; learn how to implement sustainability strategies while avoiding "greenwashing"; read about the challenges businesses face when becoming more sustainable; and find guidance to overcoming them. See the General Resources section of this guide for materials that provide background information and look at business sustainability in a larger context of national or world economy.

Print Resources

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.

Search the Library's Catalog

Additional works may be identified by searching the Library of Congress Online Catalog under appropriate subject headings. Choose the topics you wish to search from the following list of headings browse searches below. Not all of the relevant subject headings have been included, but the ones below should be a good start. For additional assistance, please Ask a Librarian.

Online Resources

The following websites offer a variety of ideas for making your business sustainable or building your new business with sustainability in mind.