Become A Member

Join hundreds of local members as we grow, save, connect, discover & build.


Grow your business:

  • Attract environmentally conscious consumers through SBN's online Local Green Guide and your SBN Proud Member sticker.
  • Expand your sales force (and your network) by joining SBN's B2B Networking group.
  • Market your business via SBN's marketing/communications platforms reaching thousands of potential customers.
  • Participate in SBN's Boston Local Food Programs and connect with over 40,000 local eaters and drinkers.
  • Join an SBN Entrepreneur Roundtable and share best practices.

Save money every year:

  • Go local, work with SBN's Affinity program, hire independent vendors, and save thousands of dollars (—reducing recurring expenses saves you money every year!)
  • Leverage money-saving green rebate programs and be certified by the nation's leading small business green certification program—Sustainable Business Leader Program.
  • Participate in SBN's pioneering events and receive discounted rates.

Connect with dynamic entrepreneurs:

  • Engage in SBN's interactive events and meet inspiring entrepreneurs making a real difference in our community.
  • Join SBN's new B2B Networking group and collaborate with local entrepreneurs who share your values.
  • Join an SBN Entrepreneur Roundtable and receive guidance from peers on business challenges (and develop lasting relationships.)

Discover best practices:

  • Learn how to build a sustainable business through one-on-one consultations and small group discussions with leading local entrepreneurs.
  • Participate in SBN's green certification program (SBLP) and receive hands-on technical assistance to green your business.
  • Take advantage of SBN's peer-to-peer best practice sharing platforms including the Sustainability Leadership Summit, SBN B2B Networking group, and Entrepreneur Roundtables.
  • Keep current on the latest local and sustainable business trends through SBN's communications and social media platforms.

Build a strong economy:

  • Join one of the nation's most dynamic networks of local business leaders to strengthen our local economy and preserve our vibrant and diverse communities.
  • Collaborate with SBN companies that are raising the bar for business practices that are local, green, and fair.
  • Be a part of a community and political voice for a sustainable economy in Massachusetts and across the nation by supporting the work of SBN and SBN allies that include:
    • American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC)
    • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)
    • Responsible Wealth
    • Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)
  • Participate in programs and conferences presented by SBN-affiliated regional and national organizations such as:
    • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)
    • American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)
    • New England Local Economy Network (NELEN)
    • Shift Your Shopping Campaign

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