IS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS READY TO GO GREEN?

Join the Going Green and Going Smart Program to take your small business to the next level!

Save Money

Save Energy

Attract Business

The Program

We want to help you transform your business!

We understand the enormous pressures that small business owners face today with COVID-19, and we want to help. The Going Green & Going Smart Program helps small business owners save money on their electric bills by leveraging industry knowledge and sustainable business practices that contribute to a cleaner, greener community in Arizona. Join us!

This program is designed

for small business owners and sustainability team leaders who operate from a brick-and-mortar location such as a restaurant, office, warehouse, or retail space and want to learn how to go green. 

Transform your small business! Start today.

On-Demand Learning

Learn about energy insights to help you build a plan and save!

Are you ready to take your small business to transform your small business and save money, energy, and attract more business? Learn about the positive effect of energy efficiency and how sustainable practices are good for business. This program will help you build your sustainability goals and share energy savings insights while you learn at your own pace.

Getting started is easy and at no cost to you!

  • Enroll in the Training
  • Create Your Sustainability Plan
  • Transform Your Small Business
  • Join the Going Green & Going Smart Community
  • Save Energy, Save Money & Attract More Business
  • Earn Your Certificate!

Earn Your Going Green & Going Smart Certificate in Less Than 60 Minutes!

What You Will Learn

We are helping small businesses in Arizona become more competitive!

Key Focus Topics Overview

  • Solutions to save money on your energy bill
  • Strategies for reducing your carbon footprint
  • How to differentiate in the market with sustainability transformation
  • Leadership and insights from experts in the field
  • Networking and collaboration with other small business participants
  • Earn your Going Green & Going Smart certificate
  • Learn about APS customer incentives for small businesses
  • Introduction to additional sustainability programs and resources in Arizona

Energy Efficiency

As a business owner who is considering steps to make your business more energy efficient, you may already realize that there are many benefits to your business. Investing in the sustainability of your business is always a good idea. This program will help you discover all the benefits of energy efficiency to help your business and the environment.

Smart Energy Devices

Utilizing smart energy devices can make our lives easier, especially while you run your business. These technologies simplify many functions of our daily lives and work procedures to help you with your business’ energy management and maximize settings. This program will teach you about smart energy devices to help simplify many of your business functions along the way.

Water Conservation

Water is a limited resource. While 70 percent of the earth’s surface is water, only 2.5 percent of this water is fresh water. With growing population rates and such a small percentage of all the water on Earth fit for consumption, it only makes sense that we must preserve and conserve this precious resource. Every business uses water in different ways, this program will teach you how to make small changes that can help your business conserve water.

Zero Waste

Landfills can only carry so much trash before affecting our environment. Electronic waste and single-use plastics are major contributors to filling up those landfills. While individuals do contribute, it is the companies that play the biggest role in the accumulation of waste. This program will cover waste management techniques to help you boost your business standing and get ahead of the curve.

Industry Insights

Currently, consumers demand businesses to be “green” by operating in an environmentally friendly way. Implementing environmentally friendly processes and energy-efficient practices has numerous benefits at the center of many corporate social responsibility policies and marketing strategies. This program will help you learn how industry leaders are committing to sustainability and green practices.

Sustainability has reached a tipping point, and it is important to your consumers.

6 in 10

Consumers willing to change their shopping habits to reduce environmental impact.

6 in 10

Consumers willing to change their shopping habits to reduce environmental impact.

7 in 10

Consumers would pay a premium of 35 percent, on average, for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.

8 in 10

Consumers think sustainability is important for them.

7 in 10

Consumers would pay a premium of 35 percent, on average, for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.

8 in 10

Consumers think sustainability is important for them.

Transform your small business! Start today.

Resources

We're here to help

If you are looking for more ways to save – we can help you find bill assistance, rebates, tips and tools that work for you.

Community Partners

We're in this together

Special thanks to our partners for their knowledge, insights, and contributions to the small business community in Arizona. Take a moment to explore the resources offered by our network of sustainability champions!

About Our Clean Energy Commitment

Our Clean Energy Commitment​

Our Goal: 100 Percent Clean, Carbon–Free Electricity

  • A 2050 goal to provide 100 percent clean, carbon–free electricity
  • A 2030 target of achieving a resource mix that is 65 percent clean energy, with 45 percent of our generation portfolio coming from renewable energy
  • A commitment to end our use of coal–fired generation by 2031

"We are imagining a world powered by 100 percent clean energy. Join us."

- Jeff Guldner, Chairman & CEO, APS - Arizona Public Service

Our customers and stakeholders want clean energy, and we are listening. Working together, we are advancing Arizona’s clean energy future. We plan to achieve a fully clean, carbon–free energy mix by 2050 to ensure Arizona remains a healthy and beautiful place to live and work. This goal is science based and supports continued growth and economic development while maintaining affordable prices for our customers.