Green Business Practices

Since the time we opened our doors in February of 2004, we have made a commitment to be an environmentally aware and conscientious business. Our letterhead and brochures are printed on recycled paper, our furnishings are predominantly made from renewable or recycled materials and our purchases are made through local businesses whenever possible. Every location is Green Business Certified through the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Association.

Every Santa Cruz County Bank Location is Green Business Certified

Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program
  • Administrative Office
    740 Front Street, Ste. 220, Santa Cruz
  • Aptos Banking Office
    7775 Soquel Drive, Aptos
  • Capitola Banking Office
    819 Bay Ave Ste D, Capitola
  • Santa Cruz Banking Office
    720 Front Street, Santa Cruz
  • Scotts Valley Banking Office
    4604 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley
  • Watsonville Banking Office
    595 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville

Santa Cruz County Bank's Santa Cruz Banking Office at 720 Front Street, Santa Cruz is a LEED Gold Certified building. The LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Green Building rating system is a voluntary, consensus based standard established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

Our Green Business Pledge:

Our company commits to protecting the environment by adopting this Green Business pledge: We believe a successful business is dependent on a healthy environment. We are actively working to show our environmental responsibility to our community by committing to the following objectives:

  • To comply with all applicable regulations and strive to exceed compliance.
  • To conserve energy, water, materials, and other resources.
  • To develop and implement practices that prevent pollution and waste.
  • To be an environmentally responsible business within our community.

Green Educational Resources:

Ever wonder how your daily activities affect emissions of greenhouse gases? There are numerous online calculators that can help you quantify your individual and household carbon footprint. Check out several of these Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculators .

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