Green Fund Projects

Green Acorn Certification Program

The Green Acorn Business Certification is a student-run initiative started by the Penn Environmental Group that creates a streamlined certification process for local businesses that use green practices.  The broad aims of this project are to lead Philadelphia toward becoming a center for green business and assist in reaching the University's Climate Action Plan goals as well as the City of Philadelphia's sustainability goals. 

 

 

 

Green Fund Summary Report: Green Acorn Business Certification 

Project Leader: 
Douglas Miller C'12
Project Sponsor: 
David Grossman, Director, Civic House
Status: 
Completed

Fact

As of November 2014, more than 350 student Eco-Reps serve as environmental champions for sustainability efforts at Penn