Regional Economy - Sustainable Dubuque

Regional Economy


 Sustainable Dubuque is a community that values a  diversified regional economy with opportunities for new and green markets, jobs, products and services.  


 I want to ...

"Green" my business.                                        

Petal Project The Petal Project green business certification provides a framework for Dubuque-area organizations dedicated to reducing their energy, water, and natural resources use in order to benefit the environment and their bottom line.  Participating businesses and organizations get access to tools, technical assistance, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.



Explore opportunities to collaborate in sustainable economic development and opportunities for product expansion, financial incentives and job creation.

Multi-generational business and start-ups are creating cutting edge technology, exploring new markets, and incorporating sustainability into their business models by participating in the Sustainability Innovation Consortium.  Currently, the Consortium consists of 20 employers who meet on a regular basis, sharing best practices for the private sector. For more information or to get involved, contact Greater Dubuque Development Corporation here.

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