Our Work

We implement in-community projects to improve environmental, economic, and public health outcomes.

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Environmental Initiative Awards

The Environmental Initiative Awards is our annual recognition program that celebrates people and projects working in partnership at the nexus of a healthy environment, a prosperous economy, and an equitable society.

Northside Safety NET

Environmental Initiative coordinates an environmental justice internship program for a cohort of North Minneapolis youth in partnership with public, private, and nonprofit partners.

Sustainable Growth Coalition

Nearly 30 businesses and organizations are harnessing their expertise and building the vision and action steps required to achieve a fully realized circular economy.