Who We Are

SME Climate Hub

Who We Are

We’re a Certified B Corporation and Public Benefit Corporation

Amicus and many of our Member companies are Certified B Corporations. “B Corps” are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit entity B Lab as meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. B Corps are leading a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

Learn more about B Corps here and visit our profile here. Amicus is proud to have been recognized by B Lab as “Best for the World” in the environment & governance categories. We are a founding member of the B Corp Climate Collective and recently partnered with the SME Climate Hub, in the effort to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Who We Are

Our Ownership Structure

Amicus Solar is a 100% member-owned cooperative. Each member is an equal co-owner and we observe the 7 Cooperative Principles:

 

  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Members’ Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education, Training, and Information
  • Cooperation among Cooperatives
  • Concern for Community

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Our Core Values

Respect
We operate under a foundation of respect for all stakeholders (our members, employees, customers, suppliers, local communities and the environment).

Fairness
All stakeholders are treated with fairness. No stakeholder receives special treatment over any other.

Collaboration
We openly collaborate and share knowledge to help each other build stronger companies so we can all serve our customers better and grow our positive impact.

Transparency
We practice open book management and always welcome our members to participate in our decision making.

Empathy
We seek to understand the perspectives and experiences of each other.

Inclusion
We value all individuals and perspectives.

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Code of Conduct

Amicus Solar Cooperative considers all stakeholders in every facet of its business activities. Our cooperative holds the following requirements for ourselves and any stakeholder entity the cooperative engages:

  • Amicus Solar Cooperative and all its stakeholders will operate in ways that meet fundamental responsibilities, values, and principles of human rights, labor, environmental protection and anti-corruption that are described in the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact as well as The Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights published by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights; and

  • Amicus Solar Cooperative and all its stakeholders will meet or exceed all labor laws applicable to their place(s) of operations, such as, but not limited to, those addressing discrimination; harassment; wages and pay; forced and child labor; and workplace safety and health.

Amicus Solar Cooperative may investigate stakeholders that have violated, or have been credibly accused of violating, these requirements or any of the principles set forth above.

Amicus Solar Cooperative requires itself and all its stakeholders to operate in accordance with the stricter and more stringent of (i) the requirements outlined above; and (ii) all applicable laws and regulations having jurisdiction over their place(s) of operation.

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Our Team

Ruby Carbajal

Director of Vendor Engagement

Myrian Apatiga

Director of Purchasing

jini lee procurement manager amicus solar

Jini Lee

Procurement Manager

Johanna Harrow Cooperative Manager

Johanna Harrow

Cooperative Manager

Stephen Irvin Co-Founder/President/CEO Amicus Solar

Stephen Irvin

Co-Founder/President/CEO

Rob Meyers

Director of Member Engagement

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Our Board of Directors

Maria Kingery

Southern Energy Management

Roberta Washburn

Kokosing Solar

Jessica Pitts

Flywheel Development

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Shannon Fulton

StraightUp Solar

Chris Koczaja Amicus Solar

Chris Koczaja

LightWave Solar

Kevin Koch

Technicians for Sustainability

Kevin Schulte

GreenSpark Solar

Amicus Solar Cooperative

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to find, bring together, support and empower independent companies that bring honor to the solar industry in the way they serve their communities.

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