People

Our foundation for change

Happy fall! As summer comes to a close, I am thinking about which nonprofits I am considering for year-end gifts. This year more than ever, with a pandemic still in full swing and racial uprisings happening all over the world,…

Will this be the moment?

I remain hopeful that George Floyd has truly changed the world, as his daughter Gianna has said. Still, I find myself struggling to believe that we have sufficient resolve as a society to make the systemic change necessary for all…

Circularity leadership in the moment: Sustainable Growth Coalition members highlight leadership in new webinar

Sustainable Growth Coalition leaders from Ever-Green Energy, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, and Uponor shared their stories for a webinar Circularity Leadership in this Moment. As businesses, community leaders, and…

Our place in the environmental movement in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death

I am writing this at the end of a very long and emotionally exhausting week dominated by the murder of George Floyd and the grief, outrage, fear and violence that has gripped our community in its wake. I know that…

Announcing our 2020 Environmental Initiative Awards winners

The wait is over – it is time for the 2020 Environmental Initiative Awards! While this is the first time in the 26-year history that the Awards event will not convene in person, we remain committed to highlighting innovative, impactful…