The Sustainable Quality Awards are open to businesses that meet the following criteria:
- Business has been in operation for at least two years prior to the posted nomination deadline.
- Business is located in the City of Santa Monica with an active Santa Monica business licenseor a current member of the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.
- Business employs at least two full-time equivalent (FTE) employees.
- Business that is in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations