Businesses and communities are stepping up to ensure a sustainable future for Minnesota. Together, we can mitigate risk to our farms and businesses, build community resiliency, and create a homegrown green economy to position Minnesota for long-term economic success.

Ecolab associate on-site with a customer examining their water system

Ecolab joins UN Business Ambition for 1.5 Celsius

Ecolab will halve carbon emissions by 2030 and reduce emissions to net-zero by 2050.

Two workers installing solar energy panels at the Leech Lake Indian Reservation

Leech Lake Band leads with community solar

Generating clean power close to home increases energy independence and helps the Band's most vulnerable members.

People sitting around a table, mostly women of color

Yo Mama's House prepares for climate change

The Twin Cities cooperative helps women of color and their families prepare for the impacts of climate change.

Turbines from Xcel Energy's Courtenay Wind Farm in South Dakota

Xcel Energy commits to 100% clean energy by 2050

Changing coal operations and adding more renewables will help reduce Xcel’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2030.

People installing solar panels on a rooftop

REP brings green job training to North Minneapolis

Clean energy company is creating new training center, skills programs accessible for urban residents.

Smiling woman outdoors in raingear and hat holding a white bucket with tree sapling

Mississippi Park Connection replants urban forests

The non-profit organization aims to plant 15,000 new trees by 2021.