Green and Sustainable Solutions, Inc. (GSS) has emerged as a leader specializing in assisting its clients become “Greener” and more profitable by reducing their Waste Stream (excesses in water, energy, air, chemicals, and materials) by creating a visual representation mapping these wastes within each process.  GSS is unique because it utilizes this Map to develop and implement a customized Green and Sustainable Program with quantifiable and verifiable financial impacts.

The principles of (GSS) have been successfully assisting clients become globally competitive for over 25 years by strategically selecting and implementing methodologies and products that yield sustainable growth. Client sizes range from small "Mom and Pop" business, with less than 10 employees, to internationally recognized companies with thousands of employees.  The client list represents some of the many clients that the principles of GSS have assisted.

As a Certified Minority Business Enterprise and an FPL Participating Independent Contractor SM in the state of Florida, Green and Sustainable Solutions, Inc. provides Training, Consulting Services, Products and Installation. Our turnkey systems approach using seasoned professionals, with diverse expertise and cultural backgrounds, assures that clients successfully integrate solutions that will sustain profitable growth in today’s highly competitive market.

Through the years the methodology has been refined and evolved from being focused on project specific improvements to a holistic approach, incorporating the culture and processes with a focus on minimizing environmental impacts. This focus brings clients a new level of service, satisfaction and financial rewards.

Using various assessment tools such as the Governor's Sterling Award Criteria (similar to Malcolm Baldridge) GSS can determine opportunities for improvement and develop strategies that enable clients to reach their full potential.

GSS works with clients to ensure that their entire organization is in alignment, and that they truly understand their Mission and their company's Vision. Our goal is to unravel the organizational components that prohibit growth and profitability, while creating a structure and culture that is in alignment and capable of sustaining profitable growth.

GSS performs this by integrating different, yet complementary strategies such as:

·         Training and mentoring your organization on the appropriate methodologies increases employee effectiveness and creates a culture of employee involvement and participation.

·         World Class Consulting Services keeps clients on the forefront of improvement, quality and technological innovations.

·         Implementing Energy, Environmental and Tax strategies reduce operational expenses and environmental impacts.

·         Real Estate assistance assures that clients have the proper building for their business needs and objectives.

·         Video Productions facilities to create training and marketing Videos.

·         Products and Installation Crews assure that the projected benefits from the recommendations are realized.

·         Grant application and management to finance workforce training programs. 

All these value adding programs contribute to making GSS's clients more agile, profitable, environmentally responsible and better prepared to handle the future business climate.

GSS offers a consortium of seasoned professionals with diverse expertise to provide a complete "front end" to "back end" solution to clients' needs.  

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GIL LUGO is a dynamic and articulate individual with over thirty years of extensive and diversified experience helping companies reach exponential profitable growth by training and deploying methodologies such as Lean, ISO based management systems, Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints. Mr. Lugo specializes in “fixing broken companies and making good ones even better” An English-Spanish Bi-Lingual who is an accomplished Leader, Mentor and Trainer.  Mr. Lugo has set up, owned and operated Sales, Consulting, Distribution and Manufacturing facilities around the world and has held high ranking positions such as Chief Operating Officer, Director of Manufacturing, General Manager and Manager of Business Development with prestigious companies. In addition Mr. Lugo worked for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sponsored program called The Florida MEP where he was awarded “The Above and Beyond Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Vitality and Prosperity of American Manufacturing”.

Mr. Lugo has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also holds the Green Advantage Environmental Certification for Commercial Facilities and is an Expert Trainer and Implementer of LEAN Enterprise, TOC “Theory of Constraints”, Six Sigma and ISO based Management Systems. Additionally, Mr. Lugo was the General Manager and Co-developed ISO Training and Auditing Curriculum for an ISO Registrar.

Mr. Lugo has published articles in numerous Trade Journals, is an Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach State College where he teaches various “Green” courses and has been a guest lecturer at FAU School of Engineering; Construction Standards Institute; US Small Business Administration Small Business Development Centers; the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ) to name a few.

In addition Mr. Lugo is the Chairman of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Chapter 150, the Education Chair for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Section 1515, on the Advisory Committee for the Palm Beach State College Green Institute, on the Industrial Advisory Committee for the Florida Advanced Technology Education and is a Florida Real Estate Licensee with Charles Rutenberg Realty LLC.

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