Illinois Green Business Association


We help small businesses strengthen their performance through smart, innovative sustainability practices.

As sustainable innovation in business operations has moved to the forefront of the world’s most successful corporations, the Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA) is positioned to assist small businesses in realizing the same benefits as their larger counterparts.

Mission and Vision


The Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps businesses integrate green practices through education and engagement, causing a business to find profitability in sustainability.

Our vision is that a sustainable business culture is the standard practice of economic activity. Companies, communities, and consumers will thrive through healthy, mutually beneficial relationships that are diverse, resilient, and balanced.

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to become a green business.

Increased profitability.


Happier and more loyal customers.


Recruitment and retention of the very best talent.

The Illinois
Green Business


IGBA partnered with the Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to offer its core program, the Illinois Green Business Program. Together, these organizations work toward helping businesses green their practices and make their communities more sustainable and resilient.