We collaborate with business, nonprofit, government and community leaders to address complex and systemic issues. Environmental Initiative has a range of capabilities to address environmental issues—meeting our partners where we are needed most. Learn more about the issues we’re working on below.
Environmental Initiative is partnering with the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Technical Assistance Program and Ramsey/Washington Recycling & Energy to connect businesses with the financial and technical resources available to voluntarily...Learn More
This business-to-business mentorship idea is being tested as a new supporting component to Hennepin County’s existing resources. Through testing, we will determine if these peer-to-peer interactions increase the utilization of...Learn More
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources is required to produce “an assessment of the opportunity to leverage federal funds and make recommendations on how to maximize the use...Learn More
Environmental Initiative was engaged by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council to convene stakeholders to identify and recommend appropriate outcome metrics to enable measurement on outcomes resulting from the expenditure of...Learn More
To help achieve their zero waste aspirations, the City of Minneapolis is developing a Zero Waste Plan. We partnered with the City to convene three stakeholder meetings that allowed community...Learn More
Environmental Initiative and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) convened Minnesota’s insect pollinator experts and interested stakeholders—from beekeepers to landscapers to farmers—for a day of collaboration to identify solutions that will protect...Learn More
The goal of the project was to provide multiple opportunities for stakeholders to share ideas, information, and perspectives that helped to inform decisions about potential near-term actions to reduce greenhouse gas...Learn More