GreenLight Solutions Foundation is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit. We teach and implement sustainability through our Sustainability Seminar Series, Community Mixers, and Student-Led Projects. We make sustainability inclusive to the local business community, creating solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
Circular Classroom – The Circular Classroom Project Team will present to underserved highschools to give hands -on demonstrations of our Protocycler and 3D Printer, educating on sustainability and the circular economy.
Valley Metro – The Valley Metro Project Team will complete the fourth and final phase of this project: to create shading design proposals to implement in the Phoenix metro area.
FOR Energy – The FOR Energy Project Team will support promotional events and social media efforts to expand energy efficiency in the valley.
Rosebird Farms – The Rosebird Farms Project Team will perform a comprehensive literature review of rural food hubs, food delivery, and CSAs to incorporate into their mobile CSA grocery store.
Dynamic– The Dynamic Project Team will work with Dynamic RE to add sustainability curriculum and local resources to their real estate software.
Mtuli Foundation – The Mtuli Foundation Project Team will research sustainable irrigation and agricultural methods and provide outreach to establish strategic partnerships.
Are you a professional that has 5 hours/month to share your wisdom with college students and mentor a sustianability project? We’re taking applications for Solutioneer Mentors! Learn more about mentoring.
Join our January mixer
The public is invited to join us for our Community Mixer on Thursday, January 28th! We’ll be sharing our *sustainability* new years resolutions (& goals!). Learn more and RSVP.
GreenLight has partnered over 300 students with more than 40 businesses to implement sustainable business solutions. Collectively, our team has donated more than 29,000 volunteer hours to local businesses
What are our Project Partners saying about GreenLight?
“Greenlight Solutions is a great concept that matches real world need with skilled students who are looking to gain real world sustainability “chops.” It’s a win-win — but the biggest winner might be the planet. I don’t see a reason why this simple concept can’t be easily replicated a thousand times at other colleges and universities around the world.”
“GreenLight Solutions helped to make a significant impact in how we manage our resource yard and communicate our sustainability goals to event attendees. The students were hard-working and insightful, often helping us uncover us new ways to be eco-conscious!”
“It’s great to have a dedicated group of people looking at a sustainability challenge that we don’t have the resources or capacity to pursue. GreenLight is a great organization that helps small business and organizations solve sustainability challenges while fostering a collaborative approach to real world solutions! I fully support the mission and vision of GreenLight Solutions.”
“We partnered with GreenLight Solutions to promote the Phoenix Solar Co-op. They helped us to spread the word about neighbors in Phoenix coming together to go solar as a group. The students quickly learned to present information about solar to the public. They developed and implemented a marketing plan over email, social media and in-person (pre-COVID).”
“GreenLight is a geat place to interact and make friends, learn working on real life projects, hone your managerial and team work skills while balancing work and study.”
Saylee Koli, Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Project Team
“I really enjoyed the process of working on the project throughout the semester. The GreenLight GuideLines and Leadership Team where instrumental in my group’s success.”
Sam Schneider, Stardust Building Supplies Project Team
“My time with GreenLight has truly been one of the highlights of my college career. I joined during my Sophomore year hoping to gain some professional skills that would help me in the business world, and I got so much more than that! Literally every role I’ve had within GreenLight has helped prepare me for life after graduation.”
Chloe Robertson, Internal Development Intern
“I was blown away by the order and depth of the organization. This is not simply a student club. This is a highly-organized, hierarchical team that enables students to gain real-world applicable experience. GLS has enhanced my collegiate experience and expanded my knowledge of sustainability outside the classroom.”
Josh Verdugo, ASU Chapter President
“GreenLight has been such a value add to my college experience—even as a junior. This is my first semester in the organization, and my project team and interactions with leadership have been stellar. I’ve been looking for ways to get involved with ‘green’ organizations on campus as a business sustainability major, and GreenLight has hands down been what I’ve been looking for.”
Michael Nelson, Phoenix Valley Metro Project Team
“Being a part of Greenlight topped off my senior year! I couldn’t have been more enthused to build on my professional skills and apply both sustainability and urban planning knowledge to gain a fruitful experience of immediate impact. The projects each semester were exciting and fresh, motivating me to take on new challenges and solve them from a systems thinking perspective.”
Anne-Marie Campbell, Shaw Montessori Project Team
“Working with GreenLight Solutions during my undergraduate career provided me with invaluable, hands-on experience with clients that the classroom would have never been able to replicate.”
Devon Edwards, Tennis Legacy Fund Project Team
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