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Middle Eastern sustainability nonprofit founders receive 2018 Stanford Bright Award

On Thursday night, Gidon Bromberg and Munqeth Mehyar received the 2018 Bright Award for co-founding EcoPeace Middle East, a nonprofit organization using environmental sustainability as a means to promote regional peace. The Bright Award, conferred annually by the Stanford Law School (SLS), recognizes outstanding work in promoting global sustainability. Each winner is granted $100,000 and the opportunity to deliver a public lecture at the University.

SSEC aids Mexican solar company’s expansion

Stanford Students Environmental Consulting (SSEC) is conducting a year-long project to provide environmental consulting to a solar panel installation and distribution startup in Mexico looking to expand internationally. The social enterprise, Bright, installs solar panel infrastructure and leases the system to its clients. According to SSEC Financial Officer and Vice President Eli Kahan ’19, one…