We are committed to working with businesses to accelerate private sector climate solutions.

Businesses are key players in the effort to address climate change. Our trainings for business leaders are designed utilizing elements from our nationally recognized model for convening the public on climate change, including a combination of expert speakers, local storytellers, and solutions workshops.

Upcoming Workshops

Window into COP24

December 2–14, 2018
Katowice, Poland and Online

Curious about our past trainings with local businesses? Explore the following workshops:

MN is Still In

On June 13th, our MN is Still In day of action brought together business leaders, policymakers, and supporters to celebrate climate change solutions and our clean energy progress.

Leading the Clean Energy Transition

Over 70 local businesses, organizations, and policy leaders convened for a three-hour workshop on climate change stories and clean energy solutions, in partnership with Xcel Energy. This event highlighted the influential role private/public partnerships play in pathways to carbon-free energy.

Climate Communications for Business Leaders

More than 50 representatives from Minnesota businesses convened for a three-hour workshop on climate communications and actions they could take in their workplaces. Participating businesses ranged from the local – Seward Co-op, Birchwood Cafe, and Askov Finlayson – to multinational – Avangrid Renewables, Best Buy, General Mills, Aveda and others.