Green Restaurant Association

Green Restaurant Association

Governing Organization

Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Sectors Covered


Issues Covered

Biodegradable and Recycling, Carbon, CSR, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management, Ethical Trade, Waste and Chemicals Management, Water Related


The GRA is a national non-profit organization that provides a convenient and cost-effective way for restaurants, manufacturers, distributors, and consumers to become more environmentally responsible.  The GRA has a two decade proven track record of helping restaurants positively change their environmental impact in a way that benefits the bottom line, employee morale, and public relations. The GRA helps restaurants with the following suite of services: environmental Assessment; environmental Consulting; Certification and Green Public Relations and Marketing.  Environmental AssessmentThe GRA performs a comprehensive Environmental Assessment of the restaurant in relationship to Green Restaurant 4.0 Certification Standards. This provides the GRA with the necessary baseline of points to help each restaurant improve its environmental practices and become a Certified Green Restaurant.

Sustainability Issues messaging