Past Events

Sustainable Growth Coalition: April Member Meeting

Nearly 30 businesses and organizations form the Sustainable Growth Coalition, a business led partnership harnessing their expertise to advance the next frontier of corporate sustainability—the circular economy. Environmental Initiative convenes full member meetings of the Sustainable Growth Coalition on a quarterly basis. For updates on the Sustainable Growth Coalition's work, subscribe to the quarterly newsletter. […]

2022 Environmental Initiative Awards In-Person Celebration

Quincy Hall 1325 Quincy St NE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Spend your day with Environmental Initiative with its free virtual program from 8:15-9:30 a.m. and in the evening from 5-7:30 p.m. for a happy hour at Quincy Hall. Registration for the in-person celebration closed May 11. If you would still like to register for the in-person event, please contact Rachel Geissinger by email or telephone. If cost is a barrier, […]


2023 Environmental Initiative Awards

PAIKKA 550 Vandalia St, #165, Saint Paul, MN

REGISTRATION The 2023 Awards celebration will be held May 18 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at PAIKKA in St. Paul. The registration fee is $75 to attend. Register Contact Rachel Geissinger at 612-334-3388 ext. 8122 with any questions about registration. We are dedicated to making the celebration as accessible as possible. Please connect with Rachel to request an accessibility […]


Exploring embodied carbon


Building decarbonization, sustainable building, and community engagement will discuss what embodied carbon is and why it matters during this free webinar hosted by the Sustainable Growth Coalition.

Insights & Impact Forum: Investing in Minnesota with the Inflation Reduction Act

Macalester College 21 Snelling Ave. S, St. Paul, MN, United States

Join us on Oct. 26 to hear from Minnesota's nonprofits, state governments, community leaders, and business authorities about funding and resources under the Inflation Reduction Act. Panelists will discuss how federal funds will impact Minnesota and its marginalized communities.


Cumulative impacts co-learning watch party with Clean Air Minnesota

Environmental Initiative Office 807 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is hosting the first of several co-learning community conversations over the next few months on implementing Minnesota’s new cumulative impacts law. Clean Air Minnesota (CAM) staff invites members and colleagues to gather at Environmental Initiative’s office at 1 pm on Jan. 30 to livestream the event. Afterward, they will […]

Coffee With Environmental Initiative


Join Executive Director Mike Harley for a virtual coffee and an update on Environmental Initiative. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Cumulative impacts co-learning watch party with Clean Air Minnesota

Environmental Initiative Office 807 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN

1 - 2:30 p.m. - Streaming MPCA co-learning conversation 2:30 - 3 p.m. - Informal conversation The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is hosting the second co-learning conversation about implementing Minnesota’s new cumulative impact law on Tuesday, March 26. This series of presentations from outside experts will set the stage for interactive engagement over the summer. By […]

2024 Environmental Initiative Awards

Mosaic 817 Fifth Ave. S #300, Minneapolis, MN, United States

The Environmental Initiative Awards celebration will be held June 5, 2024 at Mosaic in Downtown Minneapolis.