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PACE certification showcases to your customers and peers that your business has achieved a high level of environmental performance. Certified PACE Partners are eligible for various forms of community recognition. Let us help you share your sustainability success stories!
To achieve sustainable business certification in the following areas, businesses must demonstrate:
  • Transportation: More commuters take sustainable modes of transportation to work than the PACE Transporation Icon Largeaverage for the city/town.
  • Energy: EnergyStar Portfolio Manager score of 75 or better.
  • Waste: Diversion of at least 70 percent of waste away from the landfill.
  • Water: Water savings of 15 percent better than use predicted by code.
Getting There
Here are some steps you can take to achieve success:
  • Designate an employee transportation coordinator.
  • Join a transportation management organization.
  • Regularly communicate about transportation options.
  • Provide a pre-tax transit/vanpool subsidy.
  • Provide subsidized vanpool, carpool, carshare, bikeshare, or taxi (including Lyft and Uber) benefits.
  • Offer financial incentives for employees not driving alone to work.
  • Create employee commuting award or recognition programs.
  • Install an electric vehicle charging station.
  • Provide secure bike parking.
Contact your PACE advisor today at or 303-786-7223 to determine your eligibility for certification and to receive advice on how to improve your performance.