Our Mission

We work to propagate the responsible use of solar energy, pioneer conscientious business practices, and create holistic wealth for ourselves and our community.

Not just another solar company

Built from the ground up to be better.

 

As one of the only locally born and raised Colorado solar companies still in business after 13 years, we’ve built a long track record of success while also creating something unique: an employee-owned cooperative that runs its business as a force for good in our communities.

 

What’s the secret to our success? People come to work here out of an inspiration to align their work and their values. And when you love what you do, why you’re doing it, and the people you work alongside, you do outstanding work.

Transforming Business

We’re here to support the shift to clean renewable energy while also demonstrating that there is another way to do business – a better way. We’re pioneering conscientious business practices, such as employee-ownership and holistic stakeholder wealth, that result in a higher quality of life for employees, a superior quality experience for customers, and a positive impact on our wider stakeholder communities. As part of our commitment to transforming business, we practice the following:

 

• We prioritize “doing the right thing” above all else

• We contribute to causes that support positive social change

• We contribute to organizations working to make a healthier environment

• We seek to benefit all stakeholders equitably

 

We walk our talk as a Certified B Corp.

Pillars of Employee-Ownership

COOPERATIVE
OWNERSHIP

We share the risks and rewards of business ownership.

DEMOCRATIC
DECISION-MAKING

Major decisions are made on a one-person, one-vote basis.

EXTREME
TRANSPARENCY

We practice open book management and hold open meetings.

What’s in a name?

Chosen by our three founders, Blake Jones, Ray Tuomey, and Wes Kennedy, the Sanskrit word Namasté has important meaning. Used as a traditional Sanskrit greeting of respect for millennia, the word recognizes the interdependence of all living things. Our founders chose this word to represent our company values and for its unique ability to differentiate us from other companies.

 

It’s more important than ever to be aware of the interconnectedness between people and the environment. Future generations are counting on us to find affordable solutions to the current energy crisis. Namasté Solar knows that bringing clean, renewable energy into homes and businesses now will make a direct, positive impact.

Community Initiatives

Each year we donate 10% of our annual profits to our community and offer paid volunteer time for our employees.

Sustainability Initiatives

We make concerted efforts to reduce our environmental footprint through our energy and water use, waste generation, and transportation choices.

Our Core Values

  • Distributed Leadership

    We value the unique gifts and perspectives that each individual contributes to our company; no one of us is as smart as all of us.

  • Co-Ownership Mentality

    We think and act like business owners and proactively engage in co-creating our company’s success.

  • Frank, Open, Honest

    We practice and encourage frank, open, honest (FOH) communication.

  • Fun

    Namastaliens like to play and have fun together, and we’re fond of engaging in pranks and tom-foolery.

  • Long-term Thinking

    We prioritize long-term over short-term thinking in all that we do.

  • Accountability

    We take our responsibilities seriously and hold ourselves and each other accountable.

  • Safety

    We take ownership of our own and other stakeholders’ safety.

  • Holistic Perspective

    We measure profit and success holistically.

  • Entrepreneurialism

    We foster learning and innovation while being open to taking risks and learning from our mistakes.

  • Stakeholder Balancing

    We seek to holistically balance the interests of our Customers, our Investors, our Community, our Company, Ourselves, and the Earth.

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