Guiding Principles

Our business is informed by three guiding principles:
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1.  Conscious Business


Conscious Leadership: Human and social organizations are created and guided by leaders – people who see a path and inspire others to travel along the path. Conscious Leaders understand and embrace the Higher Purpose of business and focus on creating value for and harmonizing the interests of the business stakeholders. They recognize the integral role of culture and purposefully cultivate Conscious Culture.

2. VLV Model


Whether you’re looking to increase revenue, reduce costs, speed up the process, have ease, or simply be the star, using our VLV Model, we bring core strengths which provides solutions for the clients we serve. Our success is being the go-to-person for how we take different capital sources and layer them strategically to really strengthen communities while providing sustainable housing for people. It has an economic impact and then, of course, it has a psychological and sociological impact as well.

  • Insight to unrecognized opportunities
  • Expertise, resources, experience
  • Connecting and accelerating projects
  • Ease for deploying projects
  • Greater sustainability impact and faster than without VLV

3. MARIA Eco-Platform

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MARIA Eco-Platform is a multifaceted climate, economic development and awareness tool for stakeholders to help with the problem of climate change – too much carbon
dioxide in the atmosphere is trapping heat and warming the planet. The platform
was a product of global collaboration and can be implemented in any county, city,
or company that is interested in sustainable value creation. VGI Energy
implemented this global business framework in Chicago, by providing solar
power to non-profit, low income and faith-based communities.
The MARIA Eco-Platform has provided VGI with framework to create sustainable