Unlock Energy Insights

  • Slash energy bills

  • Craft a tailored sustainability plan

  • Complete in just 60 minutes

  • Gain a Going Green & Going Smart certificate

Save Money. Save the Planet. Get Customers.

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willing to go green shopping
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would pay 35% more to go green
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think sustainability is important
Why now?

Transform your business

In Arizona’s dry climate, prioritizing sustainability is essential. As responsible business owners and citizens, we must embrace eco-friendly practices to combat climate change, conserve resources, and secure a better future for all.

Convenient learning

Go at your own pace

Tailored for busy business owners, our course offers the convenience of online learning. We understand the demands of running a business, so the course was designed to ensure that sustainability education aligns seamlessly with your needs and commitments.

Lessons in this course

Course highlights

There are many benefits of energy efficiency for your business and the environment. Discover how smart energy devices can streamline business functions and energy management. Explore strategies to conserve precious water resources and effectively manage waste, including electronic waste and single-use plastics. And gain insights into meeting consumer demands for eco-friendly practices, aligning with corporate social responsibility policies, and adopting green marketing strategies.

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course completions

Dive into 5 modules and 27 lessons with a supportive online community. You’ll discover sustainable practices, craft a business sustainability plan, conduct energy audits, and create green marketing strategies.

Learn about the three pillars of sustainability and how there’s always a hidden cost to doing nothing. Unlock the full course today.

A guided walkthrough of how to complete your own sustainability plan complete with a workbook to help you identify places in your business that could go green. Unlock the full course today to start your journey. 

There are many areas that we can improve on to become more sustainable. This module walks through an energy audit to show the different ways we can save money by going green. Unlock the full course today to gain access to our student workbook that guides you through the energy audit. 

Learn about how Going Green can be a benefit for attracting more business as customers become more conscious in their shopping and spending habits. Unlock the full course today to get your certificate to show customers your commitment to going green.

Learn about community resources and get access to our online community of experts and like-minded people committed to sustainability. Unlock today by completing the course. 

Meet your instructor

Edgar R. Olivo

Edgar is the co-founder of the Compass CBS Foundation. During his tenure, Edgar supported hundreds of small businesses during the pandemic, enabling them to access crucial financial assistance by providing rapid training resources in English and Spanish. Edgar’s Foundation also partners with the City of Phoenix Public Library and the Consulate General of Mexico in Phoenix to drive economic development. In addition, Edgar developed the Going Green and Going Smart Program, promoting sustainability among Arizona’s small businesses in partnership with Arizona Public Service. He is currently the CEO at Red Cross Arizona & New Mexico.


Yes! This course was made in partnership with Arizona Public Service and made this possible so you can take advantage of the great cost savings for your business.

Yes! You can use your certificate to partner with Arizona Public Service as an outside vendor. In fact, it’s a requirement if you want to be considered. 

The program has the most up-to-date information regarding sustainability and local resources. We plan on updating the content once it becomes necessary. 

Yes! We offer free resources like our quarterly expert sessions, blog posts, and APS marketplace with rebates and discounts on energy saving appliances.