Changing directions, leaving their marks

Deborah Carter McCoy

Today we say, “Until next time,” to Lillie Benowitz and Greg Bohrer as they move into new roles. Their impact on each of us, our organization, and business, community, government...

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New Vision and Bold Direction

Joey Vossen and Ellen Gibson

Environmental Initiative’s board of directors adopted a new strategic plan in September! This five-year plan includes new vision, mission and values statements , as well as strategic pillars and objectives to guide our work. We feel...

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Ellen Gibson

Our Board of Directors and staff have been hard at work over the summer months revising our  organizational identity statements  and developing strategic pillars that will guide our work over...

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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...

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Best Buy: Member of the Month

Today, we announced that we signed The Climate Pledge , a commitment to be carbon neutral across our business by 2040 — a decade faster than our previous goal of...

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Improving air quality, one car at a time

JoHanna Smrcina

Despite the Twin Cities’ strong public transportation system, our personal vehicles remain a critical way we travel to work, school, medical appointments and religious services. But costly or unexpected car...

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