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Green Business Roundtable

The Green Business Roundtable (GBR) is one of the most innovative and successful lunchtime networking events in Durango. Routinely attended by over 80 business leaders, elected officials, and influential community members, GBR inspires innovative discussions on timely issues affecting our region. GBR is non-partisan.

2017-2018 Season

We kicked off the new season on September 13th. Purchase your Block Reservation to the 6 remaining lunches!

2017-2018 Season

  • January 10th:
  • February 14th:
  • March 14th:
  • April 11th:

How it works

Lunch and ample networking time is provided prior to the 25-minute presentation. Local, regional, and national speakers engage us in diverse topics related to business, the regional economy and environmental stewardship. Attendee announcements close out each meeting, which we limit to 1 hour.

Block Reservations: Reserve your seat for all remaining lunches of the season.  No RSVP necessary for block reservation holders and they are  fully transferable – so send a colleague or friend if you are unable to attend. Click here or contact [email protected] to reserve.

Monthly Reservations: Reserve your spot by end of day the Thursday prior through the events page on this website or by RSVPing to [email protected]. Payment of $17 for lunch is implied, no-shows or cancellations with less than 48 hours notice may be invoiced. The price for walk-ins or late RSVPs is $22. Reservations will be released at 12:10.

Walk-Ins: A limited number of walk-ins are available without RSVPs for $22.

Green Business Leadership Award

New Green Business Leadership Award Logo

Congratulations to Cream Bean Berry!

Winner of the 2016 Green Business Leadership Award!

2016 Finalists: Alpine Bank and Mantell-Hecathorn Builders.

Check out these Durango TV videos on what earned them this distinction: Cream Bean Berry, Alpine Bank, Mantell-Hecathorn Builders.

Each year we award a for-profit business for demonstrating leadership, risk and innovation instituting environmentally responsible, healthy and profitable business practices. We request nominations each fall. 

A great resource from Greenbiz: 2017 State of Green Business.

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Green Business Leadership Award
Winner 2016


2016 Finalists



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Recent GBR News

Keep your holiday giving close to home

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This holiday season I’d like to propose a corollary to Durango’s well-loved buy local movement: give local. December is a month awash in fundraising requests, and let’s face it: being on the receiving end can get tiresome. But let’s face…

2015 Green Business Leadership Award Nominations

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The Green Business Roundtable is one of the most innovative and successful lunchtime networking events in Durango and our 14th season is off to another great start. We’ve heard from world-renowned conservation biologist, Michael Soule, and Joe Minicozzi, a city planner hailing from…

Durango Natural Foods receives 2014 Green Business Leadership Award

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Durango Natural Foods Co-op was presented with the 13th annual Green Business Leadership Award for their 40 years of pioneering leadership as a member-owned cooperative committed to providing quality organic and local products and educating the community on the value…

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