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C.H. Robinson creates links in the chain of progress

C.H. Robinson started the year with incredible news – not only had we reached the halfway point to our goal to reducing carbon intensity 40% by 2025, but we had achieved this milestone earlier than anticipated. Strong progress such as…

Xcel Energy focused on essential change

For many of us, this past year made laser clear what we value most, and perhaps, what needs to change. That’s also true for organizations like Xcel Energy. We operate in an industry already undergoing significant transformation, driven by technology…

Allianz Life survey shows sustainable investing is here to stay

At Allianz Life, we recognize that as an insurer and investor, we have a unique opportunity to bring about change on a local scale in the Twin Cities as well as on an international scale. We accomplish this through a…

For immediate release: Report trends show financial and environmental success for dairy farmers

Three Stearns County dairy farmers enroll in a project to measure the financial cost or benefit of conservation practices (Stearns County, Minn.) — Three Stearns County dairy farmers have experienced improved environmental impacts and lower financial costs while implementing conservation…

Sustainable Growth Coalition gets creative on problem solving, priorities

Sustainable Growth Coalition members convened for their spring meeting late last month. We talked about focus and transitions including staff changes, what matters most to our members, reimagining how we work together, and leveraging our resources to make the biggest…

Air Quality Awareness Week: Highlighting our work

It’s the first week of May, the weather is starting to warm, spring is in full swing, and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Awareness Week. Clean Air Minnesota has been busy this year with partnerships to…

Forecasting for better air quality: The impact of air monitors on tribal lands in Minnesota

When we think of Minnesota, we think a lot about the water. We’re known for our lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi so people may overlook the fact that our air quality is also overall pretty great. Great air…

Better together: Enhancing partnerships and sustainability commitments

The team at Wenck kicked off 2021 with exciting news of our company’s evolution – we joined forces with global design and engineering firm …