[Special Presentation] 2021 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Jason E. Kaplan

Share this article! Words from our presenting sponsor Introduction by editor, Kim Moore Here is the Hall of Fame Here is the Top Ten   1 Bartlett Tree Experts Location: Clackamas Website: bartlett.com Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 297.16 Tree care company 2 Green Acres Landscape Location: Salem Website: greenacreslandscapeinc.com Oregon employees: 100 | Score: … Read more

Words from our presenting sponsor


Introduction by editor, Kim Moore

Here is the Hall of Fame

Here is the Top Ten


1 Bartlett Tree Experts

Location: Clackamas
Website: bartlett.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 297.16
Tree care company

2 Green Acres Landscape

Location: Salem
Website: greenacreslandscapeinc.com
Oregon employees: 100 | Score: 291.21
Landscaping contractor

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Our mission is to provide an unequalled landscape solution and value to each client while always respecting and protecting the environment. Our staff make us who we are and we are endlessly grateful for their continued commitment to sustainability!

3 Energy 350

Location: Portland
Website: energy350.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 285.84
Energy-efficiency consulting firm

4 RHT Energy

Location: Medford
Website: rhtenergy.com
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 282.48
Engineering consulting firm

5 Vernier Software & Technology

Location: Beaverton
Website: vernier.com
Oregon employees: 109 | Score: 282.10
Manufacturer and seller of STEM technology

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As Vernier celebrates 40 years in business, we are pleased to be ranked again as one of the top green companies in Oregon. Our focus on respect for the environment continues today through the actions of new generations of employees.

TIE 6 Hartmann & Forbes

Location: Tualatin
Website: hartmannforbes.com
Oregon employees: 52 | Score: 280.30
Maker of window and wall coverings

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For over 20 years we have been continually seeking ways to minimize our impact throughout the harvesting, weaving, and finishing processes, as well as drive change within our industry. It’s our journey to a sustainable way of doing business.

TIE 6 Pepper Foster Consulting

Location: Portland
Website: pepperfoster.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 280.30
Business consulting firm

8 American College of Healthcare Sciences

Location: Portland
Website: achs.edu
Oregon employees: 39 | Score: 277.98
Higher education provider

9 Sponsors

Location: Eugene
Website: sponsorsinc.org
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 277.67
Nonprofit provider of reentry services

10 Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors

Location: Portland
Website: ecologyoutdoors.org
Oregon employees: 6 | Score: 277.02
Nonprofit providing ecology lessons and field trips to K-12 students

11 Lorentz Bruun Construction

Location: Portland
Website: bruunconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 276.10
General construction firm

12 Rose Villa

Location: Portland
Website: rosevilla.org
Oregon employees: 200 | Score: 275.63
Continuing-care retirement community

13 Opinion Dynamics

Location: Portland
Website: opiniondynamics.com 
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 275.06
Energy-efficiency research and consulting company

14 Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Location: Eugene
Website: elaw.org
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 275.00
Nonprofit advocating for environmental potection and public health through law

15 Softstar Shoes

Location: Philomath
Website: softstarshoes.com
Oregon employees: 28 | Score: 274.34
Shoe manufacturer

16 Mt. Ashland

Location: Ashland
Website: mtashland.com
Oregon employees: 180 | Score: 273.11
Ski and recreational area

17 Living Room Realty

Location: Portland
Website: livingroomre.com
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 272.97
Real estate brokerage and property management firm

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As a B-Corp, Living Room is dedicated to driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good. We are honored to be recognized as one of Oregon’s 100 Best Green Companies!

18 Wagner Dental Care

Location: Portland
Website: wagnerdentalcare.com
Oregon employees: 15 | Score: 272.35
Dental office

19 PAE Consulting Engineers

Location: Portland
Website: pae-engineers.com 
Oregon employees: 221 | Score: 272.08
Mechanical and electrical engineering firm

TIE 20 NAI Elliott

Location: Portland
Website: naielliott.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 270.53
Commercial real estate services provider

TIE 20 Pacific Landscape Management

Location: Hillsboro
Website: pacscape.com
Oregon employees: 273 | Score: 270.53
Commercial landscape management company

22 Barran Liebman

Location: Portland
Website: barran.com
Oregon employees: 40 | Score: 269.32
Employment, labor and benefits law firm

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Barran Liebman represents employers in employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations, employee benefits, and higher education compliance. In addition to focusing on effective and sustainable workplace solutions, we are proud to support a sustainable future for our environment and community.

23 Ninkasi Brewing

Location: Eugene
Website: ninkasibrewing.com
Oregon employees: 110 | Score: 269.21
Craft brewery

24 Elephants Delicatessen

Location: Portland
Website: elephantsdeli.com
Oregon employees: 234 | Score: 269.04
Retail delicatessen

25 Energy Trust of Oregon

Location: Portland
Website: energytrust.org
Oregon employees: 104 | Score: 267.57
Energy-efficiency consulting nonprofit

26 Genentech Access Solutions

Location: Portland
Website: gene.com 
Oregon employees: 215 | Score: 267.49
Health services firm

27 Rogue Creamery

Location: Central Point
Website: roguecreamery.com
Oregon employees: 48 | Score: 266.87
Artisan cheese producer

28 Sokol Blosser Winery

Location: Dundee
Website: sokolblosser.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 265.65
Vineyard, winery and tasting room

29 Western Environmental Law Center

Location: Eugene
Website: westernlaw.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 265.07
Environmental law advocacy group

30 Oregon Wild

Location: Portland
Website: oregonwild.org
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 264.81
Environmental nonprofit

31 Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

Location: Portland
Website: mhkc.org
Oregon employees: 11 | Score: 264.77
Outdoor recreational programming for people with disabilities

32 Image Pressworks

Location: Portland
Website: imagepressworks.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 264.68
Commercial printer

33 Northwest Family Services

Location: Portland
Website: nwfs.org
Oregon employees: 80 | Score: 263.68
Social services nonprofit

34 BRING Recycling

Location: Eugene
Website: bringrecycling.org
Oregon employees: 16 | Score: 263.36
Nonprofit providing education and technical assistance programs to reduce wasteful consumption

35 Dogs for Better Lives

Location: Central Point
Website: dogsforbetterlives.org
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 262.50
Nonprofit that trains dogs to help people with hearing impairment

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At Dogs for Better Lives, we’re not just committed to our mission of professionally training and placing Assistance Dogs with people throughout the U.S.; we recognize our greater responsibility to care for our community and our planet.

36 Green Hammer

Location: Portland
Website: greenhammer.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 261.69
Design-build firm

37 Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: b-e-f.org 
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 261.58
Environmental nonprofit

38 Cascades Academy

Location: Bend
Website: cascadesacademy.org
Oregon employees: 41 | Score: 261.49
Nonprofit school

39 Adroit Construction

Location: Ashland
Website: adroitbuilt.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 260.87
Commercial construction firm

40 Sussman Shank

Location: Portland
Website: sussmanshank.com
Oregon employees: 63 | Score: 260.54
Law firm

41 Centro Latino Americano

Location: Eugene
Website: centrolatinoamericano.org
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 260.23
Social services nonprofit serving the Latino community

42 Crystal Greens Landscape

Location: Clackamas
Website: crystalgreens.com
Oregon employees: 180 | Score: 260.09
Landscaping firm

43 Swinerton

Location: Portland
Website: swinerton.com
Oregon employees: 130 | Score: 259.98
General contractor

TIE 44 NW Staffing Resources

Location: Portland
Website: nwstaffing.com
Oregon employees: 19 | Score: 259.77
Recruiting and outsourcing services firm

TIE 44 Mt. Hood Meadows

Location: Mt. Hood
Website: skihood.com
Oregon employees: 170 | Score: 259.77
Ski resort

46 Health Bridges International

Location: Portland
Website: hbint.org
Oregon employees: 4 | Score: 259.61
Nonprofit that advances health care for underserved populations

47 Evergreen Consulting Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: evergreen-efficiency.com
Oregon employees: 54 | Score: 259.25
Energy-efficiency consulting firm

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We’re honored to be one of Oregon’s 100 Best Green Workplaces. As a B Corp, sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We’re committed to making real change by helping people and companies across the nation use and manage energy wisely.


Location: Lake Oswego
Website: ayumetrix.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 259.00
Clinical laboratory

49 Rogue Retreat

Location: Medford
Website: rogueretreat.com
Oregon employees: 53 | Score: 258.88
Emergency shelter and transitional housing provider

50 Adelante Mujeres

Location: Forest Grove
Website: adelantemujeres.org
Oregon employees: 71 | Score: 258.67
Nonprofit providing education and support for Latinas and families

51 Rich Duncan Construction

Location: Salem
Website: richduncanconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 258.32
General contractor

52 LifeSource Natural Foods

Location: Salem
Website: lifesourcenaturalfoods.com
Oregon employees: 116 | Score: 256.92
Natural-foods grocery store

53 Meals on Wheels People

Location: Portland
Website: mowp.org
Oregon employees: 155 | Score: 256.19
Nonprofit providing meals to seniors

54 Child Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: childfoundation.org
Oregon employees: 12 | Score: 255.71
Charity that helps children living in poverty remain in school

55 Gates Home Furnishings

Location: Grants Pass
Website: gatesfurniture.com
Oregon employees: 26 | Score: 255.59
Furniture store

56 Cushman & Wakefield of Oregon

Location: Portland
Website: cushmanwakefield.com
Oregon employees: 93 | Score: 255.43
Commercial real estate agency

57 Upward Technology

Location: Portland
Website: moveitupward.com
Oregon employees: 17 | Score: 255.23
Computer services provider

58 Logos Public Charter School

Location: Medford
Website: logoscharter.com
Oregon employees: 72 | Score: 255.12
K-12 public charter school

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At Logos, sustainability is part of everything we do. From our education program to our practices, including the new energy-efficient building we built, we believe in leaving the world a better place for our students and future generations.

59 Ash Creek Forest Management

Location: Tigard
Website: ashcreekforestry.com
Oregon employees: 35 | Score: 255.11
Consultant in habitat restoration

60 Tucker Maxon School

Location: Portland
Website: tuckermaxon.org
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 254.02
Nonprofit independent school

61 Neil Kelly Company

Location: Portland
Website: neilkelly.com
Oregon employees: 135 | Score: 253.87
Design-build and remodeling firm

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With a legacy of sustainable building practices, and an award-winning team engaged in community development and environmental stewardship, Neil Kelly is proud to be one of Oregon Business Magazine’s Best Green Workplaces.

62 Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth

Location: Portland
Website: rizzopc.com
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 253.21
Law firm

63 Virtual Supply

Location: Beaverton
Website: virtualsupply.com
Oregon employees: 56 | Score: 252.96
Internet fulfillment and wholesale distribution firm

64 Earth Advantage

Location: Portland
Website: earthadvantage.org
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 252.76
Nonprofit providing training, certifications, research and product development

65 Oregon Restoration

Location: Tigard
Website: oregonrestoration.com
Oregon employees: 32 | Score: 252.65
Restoration and construction firm

66 Self Enhancement

Location: Portland
Website: selfenhancement.org 
Oregon employees: 150 | Score: 252.37
Youth services nonprofit

67 Farleigh Wada Witt

Location: Portland
Website: fwwlaw.com
Oregon employees: 33 | Score: 252.33
Law firm

68 Carr Auto Group

Location: Beaverton
Website: carrauto.com
Oregon employees: 340 | Score: 252.22
Car dealer

69 Avista Utilities

Location: Medford
Website: myavista.com
Oregon employees: 60 | Score: 251.12
Energy services provider

70 JLL

Location: Portland
Website: jll.com/portland
Oregon employees: 426 | Score: 249.31
Commercial real estate firm

TIE 71 S&B James Construction

Location: White City
Website: sbjames.com 
Oregon employees: 28 | Score: 249.24
Design and build contractor

TIE 71 ThinkShout

Location: Portland
Website: thinkshout.com
Oregon employees: 30 | Score: 249.24
Digital agency

73 The Joinery

Location: Portland
Website: thejoinery.com
Oregon employees: 22 | Score: 248.89
Furniture maker

74 Ausland Group

Location: Grants Pass
Website: auslandgroup.com
Oregon employees: 70 | Score: 248.04
Architecture and engineering firm

75 Childpeace Montessori School

Location: Portland
Website: childpeace.org
Oregon employees: 67 | Score: 247.91
Montessori school

76 Steele Electric

Location: Beaverton
Website: nwsteele.com
Oregon employees: 21 | Score: 247.30
Consulting and engineering firm

77 Terwilliger Plaza

Location: Portland
Website: terwilligerplaza.com
Oregon employees: 177 | Score: 247.21
Senior living community

78 DeSantis Landscapes

Location: Salem
Website: desantislandscapes.com
Oregon employees: 85 | Score: 247.20
Landscaping firm

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At DeSantis Landscapes, environmental sustainability is central to our fundamental respect for nature and our commitment to improve the quality of life. Being included on the 100 Best Green list is an honor for our team and a validation that sustainability in all its forms drives innovation and opportunity.

79 Systems West Engineers

Location: Springfield
Website: systemswestengineers.com
Oregon employees: 34 | Score: 247.18
Mechanical and electrical engineering firm


Location: Portland
Website: nten.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 246.81
Nonprofit providing training in technology

81 HomePlate Youth Services

Location: Beaverton
Website: homeplateyouth.org
Oregon employees: 10 | Score: 246.75
Homeless youth advocacy group

82 Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

Location: Portland
Website: olshf.org
Oregon employees: 25 | Score: 246.59
Nonprofit serving people with hearing and sight impairements

83 Tec Labs

Location: Albany
Website: teclabs.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 246.44
Pharmaceutical manufacturer

84 Star Body Works

Location: Medford
Website: starbodyworks.com
Oregon employees: 50 | Score: 245.76
Auto body shop

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At Star Body Works, we not only repair cars but we care about how the process is completed. By using the chemicals we do we understand that they could potentially harm the environment if ever disposed of improperly. Therefore, we go above and beyond to keep our environment green.

85 ColumbiaCare Services

Location: Medford
Website: columbiacare.org
Oregon employees: 520 | Score: 245.49
Behavioral health care services nonprofit

TIE 86 KDP Certified Public Accountants

Location: Medford
Website: kdpllp.com
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 244.21
Accounting firm

TIE 86 T-Mobile

Location: Salem
Website: t-mobile.com
Oregon employees: 662 | Score: 244.21
Mobile telecommunications services provider

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T-Mobile has been on a mission to change wireless for good, which includes following through on big commitments to taking care of the environment. We appreciate those efforts being recognized and excited to be on the 100 Best Green list!

88 New Buildings Institute

Location: Portland
Website: newbuildings.org
Oregon employees: 18 | Score: 243.86
Nonprofit working to improve energy efficiency of commercial buildings

89 Willamette Valley Hospice

Location: Salem
Website: wvh.org
Oregon employees: 121 | Score: 243.84

90 David Evans and Associates

Location: Portland
Website: deainc.com
Oregon employees: 287 | Score: 243.52
Chartered surveyor

91 Cook Security Group

Location: Portland
Website: cooksecuritygroup.com 
Oregon employees: 176 | Score: 243.05
Security systems company

92 Fortis Construction

Location: Portland
Website: fortisconstruction.com
Oregon employees: 310 | Score: 242.60
Construction firm

93 Essex General Construction

Location: Eugene
Website: essexgc.com
Oregon employees: 62 | Score: 242.28
Construction firm

94 Konell Construction & Demolition

Location: Sandy
Website: konell.net
Oregon employees: 43 | Score: 241.31
Construction and demolition firm

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95 Growing Gardens

Location: Portland
Website: growing-gardens.org
Oregon employees: 27 | Score: 240.50
Nonprofit promoting growing foods in schools, backyards and correctional facilities

96 Perlo Construction

Location: Tualatin
Website: perlo.biz
Oregon employees: 165 | Score: 240.33
Construction firm

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Sustainable building is something we embody as a company both in the office and on our jobsites. We take great pride in making it on the 100 Best Green Companies list!

97 Willamette Valley Vineyards

Location: Turne
Website: wvv.com
Oregon employees: 245 | Score: 240.11

98 Advocates for Life Skills and Opportunity

Location: Portland
Website: alsoweb.org
Oregon employees: 290 | Score: 239.94
Nonprofit providing support to people with developmental disabilities

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Congratulations ALSO Advocates! Thank you for continuing to promote the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and your commitment to sustainability. You continue to provide the highest quality services.

99 Club Northwest

Location: Grants Pass
Website: clubnw.com
Oregon employees: 98 | Score: 239.88
Fitness center

100 College Housing Northwest

Location: Portland
Website: chnw.org
Oregon employees: 51 | Score: 239.79
Nonprofit providing affordable student housing