This need led to the creation of the BEST Business Center, now called Sustainability at Work. This program streamlines access to financial incentives and technical assistance for greening business operations. Our program provides services that are tailored to help each business conserve resources, improve efficiency, save money and provide a healthy and quality workspace for employees.
When you work with one of our Sustainability Advisors, he or she serves as the contact point between you and all of our partners and provides you with all of the information you need for greening all aspects of your business from recycling to energy and water usage.
Our program wouldn’t exist without the support of our partners.
Making the Portland metropolitan area an extraordinary place to live, work and play.
Offering small businesses technical assistance and energy efficiency advice.
The Water Bureau offers small businesses customized technical assistance for reducing their water usage. Staff can provide answers to specific questions, create a water-use history report, identify potential savings and provide an on-site evaluation of water using devices based on your specific needs.
Working to give Portland a better future and a better now.
A community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage, and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving.
The Bureau of Environmental Services engages Portland businesses in support of healthy watersheds while promoting community awareness and a connection to these natural systems. We offer stormwater utility discounts as well as funding and project planning assistance for ecoroofs and community watershed stewardship projects.
An independent nonprofit organization helping Oregonians benefit from saving energy and tapping renewable resources.