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Incubating corporate innovation in 2022 and beyond

The Sustainable Growth Coalition shares what they accomplished in 2022 and what they have planned for 2023.

Reducing vehicle emissions at no cost to residents

Cars for Neighbors recently hit a big milestone, reducing more than six tons of volatile organic compounds and nitrous oxide emissions by repairing vehicle emission systems.

Local fishing charter reduces emissions through engine upgrades

Reel Action Sport Fishing Charters in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. partnered with Environmental Initiative to upgrade their deep sea fishing boat engines to reduce air pollution and increase fuel efficiency.

The joy of meaningful connection

Executive director Mike Harley writes about interdependence and the transformative experiences that await each of us when we say "yes" to new relationships.

Board Voices: An unexpected transformation with Environmental Initiative as a catalyst for personal change

Levi Brown, current Environmental Initiative board member, shares his story of transformation rooted in a meeting which led to unexpected insights and meaningful relationships.

Minneapolis works with auto shops to clear the air

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed an ordinance amendment requiring all autobody refinishers in the city to convert to either waterborne paint or low-volatile organic compound (VOC) paint.

Board Voices: The bumpy road to transformation

Board member James Trice shares his experiences and observations of Environmental Initiative's transformation process and progress.

Our role in Minnesota’s Climate Action Framework

The Walz Administration has released their Climate Action Framework, a vision for how Minnesota will address and prepare for climate change. Mike Harley shares examples of Environmental Initiative's commitments to collaborative action.

S.M. Hentges & Sons in Jordan upgrade old excavators

Environmental Initiative has partnered with S.M. Hentges & Sons to upgrade two Komatsu excavators through Project Green Fleet.

Ulland Brothers upgrades old Class 8 Mack truck

Ulland Brothers in Virginia, Minn. recently replaced a 2005 Class 8 Mack truck with a new, cleaner burning model through Project Green Fleet.