(Fiscal Responsibility and Social Equity)
In Ashland, many businesses implement sustainable practices that are considered cutting-edge in terms of green business practices. The City of Ashland's Green Business Program is a voluntary program that encourages environmental stewardship while actively employing economical and ecologically sound business practices. Ashland's Green Business Program is known for its flexible and attainable criteria that organizations of any size and type can address and achieve. Categories include energy, water, waste management/recycling, toxic reduction, transportation, and education.