News & Ideas
Youth as experts and emerging leaders
Northside Safety NET interns and Environmental Initiative staff recently celebrated the conclusion of Northside Safety NET’s pilot year. With a focus on "youth as experts" and developing leadership skills, the program offers great potential for growth and replication.
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.
Northland Constructors in Duluth upgrade three Class 8 trucks
Environmental Initiative has partnered with Northland Construction to replace three Class 8 Mack trucks manufactured in the 1990s with new, cleaner burning models.
Landwehr Construction in St. Cloud upgrades crawler tractor and excavator
Landwehr Construction in St Cloud, Minn. recently replaced one crawler tractor and one excavator, reducing air pollution in their construction fleet.
Board Voices: Leading through transformation
In this "Board Voices" blog, Eliza Clark shares her experiences of serving in a leadership role as Environmental Initiative shifted into its new strategic plan and vision.
Media release: Crescent Towing cleans up emissions on 10 tugboats
Environmental Initiative has partnered with Crescent Towing to replace 20 old diesel-powered engines on 10 tugboats in their fleet in New Orleans.