A vigorous business community is a vital component of creating a sustainable and economically sound community. Green DMV promotes sustainability amongst small and disadvantaged businesses as a way to strengthen the community.Green DMV provides sustainability assessments to minority-owned and small and disdvantaged businesses located within the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The business practices and procedures implemented by Green DMV are designed to complement existing standards such as the LEED™ and give businesses an opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability.