350 Beaver St
Sewickley, PA 15143
Business Operations and Practices
Local Bank Account
The business has chosen an independent, small community bank or credit union to maintain at least one of its business-related checking or savings accounts.
Minority, LGBT, or Woman-owned Business
The business is a minority, LGBTQ+, or woman-owned business.
Up-to-date Housekeeping Items
The business is up-to-date with its bookkeeping and accounting, cash flow, workplace health and safety, licenses and permits, and insurance policies.
Laws and Regulations Compliance
The business is compliant with all applicable laws and regulations (e.g., taxes, health code, etc.).
The business has a marketing plan.
Customer Service Policy
The business has a written customer service policy/philosophy and follows it (such as a return or refund policy).
Owner Lives Within 5 Miles
The business is owned by a proprietor who lives within 5 miles of his or her business.
Employees Use Public/Alternative Transport
The business has employees who use public transit or hybrid, electric, or alternative fuel vehicles to commute to and from work.
Products, Services, and Purchasing
25% of Products from Local Markets
The business sells products of which at least 25% are made in local markets (defined as within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania or a 150-mile radius from the business).
Uses Locally-produced Materials
The business uses locally-produced materials when possible, if it manufactures or produces goods (excluding food).
25% of Supplies from Local Suppliers
The business chooses to purchase at least 25% of its operating supplies from locally-owned suppliers.
Supports Fair-trade Items
The business supports fair-trade items.
Energy Conservation and Management
Energy Use Tracking
The Business is aware of how much energy it uses and tracks its monthly progress on energy savings.
or has energy-saving guidelines as to when to adjust its thermostat, such as what temperature should be set the end of the day or when the business is not open (if answered NO to above).
HVAC System Cleaning
The business replaces filters and or cleans its HVAC system.
Incandescent Light Replacement
The business has replaced its incandescent light bulbs (as they have burned out) with CFLs or LEDs.