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Since 2013, One Earth Designs has been setting a new standard for global business as one of the top ranked responsible businesses on B Corp’s Best for the World List. Our founders developed SolSource as a solution for energy poverty while working with nomads in the Himalayas.



Dr. Catlin Powers is co-founder and CEO of One Earth Designs, which she has led from its humble beginnings in the Himalayas to reach customers on six continents. Dr. Powers received her doctorate from Harvard University, holds two solar energy patents, and serves on the technical advisory committee to the International Standards Organization.

SCOT FRANK, Co-founder


Scot Frank is a co-founder of One Earth Designs. Scot has been listed by Forbes as a 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, and named an Asia 21 Young Leader, Earth Hour Innovator, Unreasonable Fellow, Cordes Fellow, ECSEL Fellow, and Make a Difference Venture Fellow. Since childhood, Scot has had a deep passion for using technology to drive social and environmental change. He started his first company when he was in middle school.