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Green Business: Sources of Information

Standards and Certifications

There is a myriad of standards and certifications when it comes to making businesses and business processes sustainable and green that range from offices and buildings to product packaging. Listed below are select standards and certification programs for businesses striving for sustainability as well as other sources for finding standards that fit your industry. There are some aggregators of standards that allow searching across many issuing organizations such as ASHRAE/TechStreet and IHS Global Standards. If you need assistance identifying the right standard Ask a Librarian in Technical Reports and Standards section at the Library of Congress.